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    Sep 25, 2018

    26 Things That You Didn't Know You Could Do In Florida

    Mickey Mouse isn't the only thing to see.

    1. See real-life mermaids perform for you in an underwater auditorium at Weeki Wachee State Park.

    3. Feed monkeys and watch them play all around you at Monkey Jungle in Miami.

    4. Scuba down to the USS Oriskany, a sunken ship off the coast of Pensacola teeming with life.

    5. Go on a glass-bottom boat ride at Silver Springs.

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    6. Tube down the Ichetucknee, a nature-made lazy river with sea life and sun.

    7. Spend a day at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, so you can get in some art history, architecture history, and circus history.

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    8. Climb to the top of a working lighthouse at Ponce de Leon inlet.

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    9. Take a day exploring Devil's Den, a prehistoric spring in Williston.

    10. Speaking of prehistoric, visit over 100 dinos and take pictures where it looks like they're eating you at Dinosaur World in Plant City.

    11. Hunt for shark teeth on Venice Beach.

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    12. Visit the sponge capital of the world, and eat some excellent Greek food while you're there in Tarpon Springs.

    13. Go on a ghost tour in Florida's oldest city, St. Augustine.

    14. And while you're there, you might as well take a sip from the Fountain of Youth.

    15. Visit the tropical oasis that is Sunken Gardens in St. Petersberg.

    16. Pick your own oranges.

    Orange picking in sunny Florida. Time to malt mimosas

    17. Experience bioluminescence on a night-time kayaking trip near Merritt Island.

    18. Feed butterflies, birds, and bugs at Butterfly World in Coconut Creek.

    19. Ferry over to the Dry Tortugas to explore Fort Jefferson and snorkel.

    20. Or if snorkeling near an old fort isn't your thing, try snorkeling with manatees in Crystal River.

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    21. Check out a dolphin show or swim with sea lions at Theater of the Sea in Key Largo.

    22. Stroll through the gardens at the base of Bok Tower and hear the carillon sing.

    23. Watch a rocket launch from Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral.

    24. Visit the six-toed cats at Ernest Hemingway's house in Key West.

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    25. Take an airboat ride through the Everglades, and see some gators on your way.

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    26. And take pics for the 'gram in front of the Wynwood Walls, a unique collection of graffiti art in Miami.

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