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  • Weeki Wachee

    Weeki Wachee

    Weeki Wachee, Florida

    World-famous underwater show in a natural spring. Tourists and fans of superior lung capacity have been entranced by the Weeki Wachee mermaids since 1947.

  • Drive-Thru Gator Park

    Drive-Thru Gator Park

    Wildwood, Florida

    An attraction built for those who want to see Florida alligators without having to go outside into Florida heat, rain, and bugs.

  • Nibbles: Hungry Shark

    Nibbles: Hungry Shark

    Marathon, Florida

    Pose inside the toothy mouth of a giant roadside shark as it bursts through a wave in a feeding frenzy!

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • World's Largest Alligator

    World's Largest Alligator

    Christmas, Florida

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

  • 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.

  • National Naval Aviation Museum

    National Naval Aviation Museum

    Pensacola, Florida

    A life-sized flight deck replica of aircraft carrier USS Cabot dominates one huge gallery, with vintage World War II fighter planes arrayed on the deck.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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