Places To Go & Things To See
There’s plenty to do when you’re staying at Whimcycle Trail Resort! We offer convenient access to Santos and many great activities in Ocala. There’s more than just hiking and biking! This area features outdoor adventures from horseback riding, to zip lining and just about anything in between!
Silver Springs State Park
Explore one of America’s largest and best loved springs! Enjoy glass bottom boat rides, serene gardens and historic structures in addition to all the popular outdoor activities like hiking, biking, paddleboarding and kayaking!
Juniper Springs Recreation Area
Just 30 minutes from Ocala, you’ll find one of the oldest and most known recreation areas along SR 40. Spend the day swimming, canoeing, picnicking or visiting the Millhouse! Juniper Springs Recreation Area is a great way to spend the day and there’s tons to do!
Discover the magic of Disney at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. There are endless things for you to discover at this world-wide sensation. Located just 71 miles from Whimcycle Trail Resort.
Cactus Jacks Riding Stables
Guided horseback trail riding for individuals, families, and large groups of up to 30 riders! 365 days a year, 7 days a week, even holidays from two different locations in Central Florida.
Silver Springs State Park Kayaking
Guided clear kayak tour in 100% see through kayaks through the beautiful and historic waters of Silver Springs! You will have the opportunity to see monkeys hanging out in trees, manatees swimming beneath you, turtles resting on tree logs, alligators, and so much more!
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm is open for Farm Tours 4 days a week, and in fact is the #1 Thing to do in Ocala and a favorite in all of Central Florida on Trip Advisor! Join us on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays at the specified time for an informative tour of our farm. Meet the Gypsy Vanner horses in person and learn about the history of the breed from its discovery in Great Britain to its growth in the United States.
Eaton’s Beach Adventure Sports
Enjoy some time on the water of beautiful Lake Weir in Weirsdale. Rent a variety of water sports equipment including jet skis, pontoon boats, paddle boards, pedal boats and kayaks. Just a short drive from the resort, you can enjoy a day at the beach with all the toys you need to make it perfect!