Walt Disney World in Florida is a wonderful place to combine fun, family and learning. Our goal is to help homeschoolers share ideas for making their trips to WDW enjoyable and educational.
Florida Association of Museums
Our searchable database of Florida’s Museums is your online invitation to explore the cultural, historic, and scientific resources of the more than 340 museums in the state.
Florida Field Trips
A directory of school trips for elementary students in Florida. Our goal is to help teachers from all over Florida plan their next field trip, in a manner that will enrich the knowledge of their elementary students and increase their understanding of a subject.
An insiders guide to unique destinations.
Florida Online State Park Guide
Many people start each year with a goal. Your goals might include more exercise, to meet new friends or develop “green” habits. Florida’s state parks can help.
Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium
Hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family, with over 60 interactive exhibits plus live fish, sharks, turtles, swans, iguanas and live animal programs. P.O. Box 2217,Fort Myers, (941) 337-3332
The Pier Aquarium
A private, not-for-profit aquarium and community marine education center located at The Pier in downtown St. Petersburg. (727) 895-7437.
Brevard Art Museum
Located in Old Eau Gallie, one of Brevard County’s historic districts and one block from the Indian River. The focal point of an ever-expanding artistic and cultural center. 1463 Highland Avenue (street address), P.O. Box 360835, Melbourne, FL 32936-0835, (321) 242-0737
Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination Zone
G.WIZ offers field trip programs throughout the year to preschool age through adults from dedicated staff and volunteers. 1001 Blvd of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 906-1851
Ghost Tours of Historic Haunted St. Petersburg
If you choose to emphasize the ‘teambuilding’ aspect for your students in particular, your students may get even more benefits from our program than most. Two locations. Group rates $10 ea. For tickets in advance, call 727-894-4678.
An extensive array of exhibits that illustrate the history of northwest Florida; an excellent local history reference library; field trip tours for school, scout, and civic groups; special programs for young people each summer; classes in such heritage crafts as quilting, bobbin lace, and basketry. 115 Westview Avenue, Valparaiso. 850-678-2615
Historic Bok Sanctuary
Florida’s most abundant opportunities for aesthetic, cultural and personal enrichment. The lush landscapes of the Olmsted gardens, the majesty and music of the carillon tower and the splendor of Pinewood Estate create an experience that inspires all who visit. In Polk County (between Orlando and Tampa).
Fairchild Tropical Garden
Homeschool Programs will immerse the Homeschool student in a world of science and exploration at Fairchild. 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156, (305) 667-1651
Florida Museum of Natural History
Offers a variety of fun and educational programs for visitors of all ages. SW 34th St & Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, (352) 846-2000
Lyonia Environmental Center
A unique insight into Volusia County’s fragile ecosystems. The center promotes an understanding of the county’s natural environment, the heritage it sustains, and the challenges it faces. 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona, FL 32725. For additional information, contact: 386-789-7207.
Pelican Harbor Seabird Station
We are a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center in Miami specializing in brown pelicans. On-site programs include a tour of our facility and off-site programs include a live pelican. 1279 NE 79th Street Causeway, Miami, FL 33138. Phone: 305-791-9840
Weedon Island Preserve
Combines a wonderful nature experience on a site with fascinating historical significance. 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702. Phone: 727-453-6500.
Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee *
A 32,000 square foot facility located on beautiful Kleman Plaza in downtown Tallahassee. It features a state-of-the-art Space Mission Simulator and utilizes the immersiveness of an IMAX theatre and a domed high-definition planetarium.
Emerald Coast Science Center
You will find a museum for children and families filled with more than 250 touchable, interactive exhibits that teach about natural phenomena and basic scientific principles. 139 Brooks St., Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548, (850) 664-1261
Jacksonville Museum of Science & History
Strives to increase the knowledge and understanding of the natural environment and history of Jacksonville as well as Northeast Florida. 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9053, (904) 396-7062
Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science
We have an extensive collection of science exhibits, but we have feature art and science exhibits that change every few months as well. 350 South Duval Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. Phone (850) 513-0700
The Museum of Arts and Sciences
Volusia County residents receive half price admittance on the first Tuesday of each month (with proof of residence). 1040 Museum Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, (904) 255-0285
Museum of Discovery and Science
Join online club to get discounts. An exciting hands-on learning adventure. 401 Second St., Ft. Lauderdale, (954) 467-6637
Orlando Science Center
Hands-on learning and discovery opportunities lie ahead as you visit four levels of interactive, totally immersive exhibits. 12/6. 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando, (407) 514-2000
South Florida Science Museum, Inc.
Serving the homeschool community for a decade with lots of special science classes. 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach, FL 33414, (561) 832-1988