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Ocala Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Ocala

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.

Best Time to Visit Ocala

The best time to visit Ocala is during the summer or spring months of the year.

Price and Availability Index in Ocala

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ocala is in February, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ocala is in the high season in February. Ocala has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ocala tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Ocala tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Ocala

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocala. The warmest months in Ocala are June and August, 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.

Vacation Rentals in Ocala

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, priceline, Homeaway and more. Ocala has 2160 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Ocala is available at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $117 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Ocala can pick from 332 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 82 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 70 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Ocala by car, be sure to choose from 328 accommodations that provide parking. 126 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 140 pet-friendly places to stay in Ocala, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Ocala, including 250 places to stay from Airbnb, 44 accommodations from priceline and 38 places to stay from Homeaway

1112 accommodations in Ocala have been reviewed: 57% are rated excellent or good. 444 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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