Ocala is home to plenty of action to keep visitors entertained. The city in Marion County is home to fascinating museums, art galleries, and beautiful nature. There's also great shopping for a little retail therapy, as well as a variety of places to be wined and dined.
To explore and chance seeing some wildlife, head to Alexander Springs Recreational Area. Water sports here are particularly popular, with the opportunity to go swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. There are also a number of walking trails and fishing areas for a calmer day out.
For art-enthusiasts, head to the Appleton Museum of Art, home to five galleries with fascinating European pieces. If you're more interested in cars, drop by the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing.
For animal-lovers, make your way to the Gypsy Gold Horse Farm to see the beautiful Gypsy Vanner horses.
The best time to visit Ocala is during the summer or spring months of the year.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocala. The warmest months in Ocala are August and May, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 29 ˚F. The wettest month in Ocala is September with 12.92 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.14 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, priceline, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Ocala has 2228 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Ocala comes in at $10 per night. On average, a place to stay in Ocala will cost you $116 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Ocala, then you can choose from over 356 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 96 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 78 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Ocala by car, be sure to choose from 356 accommodations that provide parking. 150 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 150 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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