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  • Goofy Golf

    Goofy Golf

    Panama City Beach, Florida

    The ultimate Old School miniature golf attraction with a giant Tiki head, Sphinx, and dinosaurs. Built in 1959.

  • Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf

    Oldest Surviving Goofy Golf

    Fort Walton Beach, Florida

    Miniature golf was a great invention, but it took dinosaurs and space aliens to make it even better.

  • The Possum Monument

    The Possum Monument

    Wausau, Florida

    The Possum Capital of the World honors a marsupial that became a tasty meal when times were tough.

  • Abandoned Goofy Golf

    Abandoned Goofy Golf

    Pensacola, Florida

    Classic old-style mini-golf, built in the late 1950s but currently abandoned.

  • Air Force Armament Museum

    Air Force Armament Museum

    Eglin AFB, Florida

    Missiles, rockets, bombs (and then more bombs), and the aircraft that drop them. Bomblets, cluster bombs, bunker buster bombs, even a MOAB -- "Mother Of All Bombs."

  • Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat

    Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat

    Pensacola, Florida

    T. T. Wentworth Jr. was a compulsive collector who donated all of his stuff to Pensacola -- including a mummified cat and an Abraham Lincoln head made of mulched money.

  • World's Largest Collection of Autographed Baseballs

    World's Largest Collection of Autographed Baseballs

    St. Petersburg, Florida

    Dennis Schrader's 4,800+ baseballs are signed by baseball players, but also by celebrities from Elvis to Fidel Castro.

  • Pirate and Treasure Museum

    Pirate and Treasure Museum

    St. Augustine, Florida

    This museum will hook you with its treasure trove of pirate artifacts, booty, and torture scenes.

  • Man in the Sea Museum

    Man in the Sea Museum

    Panama City Beach, Florida

    Deep sea exploration bathyspheres, subs, and pods in a landlubber parking lot for your appreciation.

Top Rated Attractions

  • Coral Castle

    Coral Castle

    Homestead, Florida

    Hand carved monument to unrequited love, built by Edward Leedskalnin for his "Sweet Sixteen."

  • Gatorland

    Gatorland

    Kissimmee, Florida

    The world's slickest, most entertaining alligator attraction. Wresting shows, Jumparoo feeding shows, a "Screaming' Gator" zip line over the pits...

  • Weeki Wachee - City of Mermaids

    Weeki Wachee - City of Mermaids

    Weeki Wachee, Florida

    World-famous underwater mermaid show. Since 1947, finned beauties in a natural spring have entranced tourists - not to mention fans of superior lung capacity.

  • World's Largest Alligator

    World's Largest Alligator

    Christmas, Florida

    A 200-foot-long alligator-shaped building named "Swampy."

  • Monkey Jungle

    Monkey Jungle

    Miami, Florida

    Where the humans are caged and the monkeys run wild.

  • Big Daddy Don Garlits Museum Of Drag Racing

    Big Daddy Don Garlits Museum Of Drag Racing

    Ocala, Florida

    A car museum for people who usually don't like car museums, because, well, dragsters aren't really cars.

  • Skunk Ape Research Headquarters

    Skunk Ape Research Headquarters

    Ochopee, Florida

    A mysterious and smelly biped stalks the Florida Everglades.

  • Dinosaur World

    Dinosaur World

    Plant City, Florida

    America's largest dinosaur theme park infests a real swamp.

  • Bowling Ball House - Whimzeyland

    Bowling Ball House - Whimzeyland

    Safety Harbor, Florida

    The yard art of creative spirits Todd and Kiaralinda has spread to surrounding homes.

  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm

    St. Augustine Alligator Farm

    St. Augustine, Florida

    One of the oldest attractions in the U.S. Hundreds of gators, a zip line ride, alligator feeding shows, and mega-crocodile "Maximo."

  • Potter's Wax Museum

    Potter's Wax Museum

    St. Augustine, Florida

    Classic old wax museum, formerly the second-largest in the world, exhibits a tight assemblage of historical figures and celebrities.

  • Wolf's Museum of Mystery

    Wolf's Museum of Mystery

    St. Augustine, Florida

    Oddity and curios shop featuring the collection of Wolfgang Von Mertz. Exhibits on carnivals, haunted houses, Lizzie Borden boudoir, slaughterhouse kitchen, Exorcist bathroom.

  • Spongeorama

    Spongeorama

    Tarpon Springs, Florida

    See the movie, wander the museum, and learn about our blobby squishy friend, the natural sponge.

  • American Police Hall of Fame and Museum

    American Police Hall of Fame and Museum

    Titusville, Florida

    Pose in an electric chair! Stretch your neck beneath a guillotine blade! It'll be the closest that you'll ever come to capital punishment -- as long as you obey the law.

  • United States Astronaut Hall of Fame

    United States Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Titusville, Florida

    Salute America's space heroes, get woozy with space sickness, snort Moon dust.

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