Fun and educational places to take your kids while homeschooling in Florida.
Homeschool Field Trips By City
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 Homeschool Field Trip Directory
Florida offers many opportunities for field trips. This list includes both educational and entertainment venues (and some that meet both criteria), organized by county by Florida Homeschooling.
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.
Aquariums and Zoos
Get ready for down-home family fun at “The Alligator Capital of the World®” – Gatorland in Orlando! There isn’t a better place to see alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, from babies, also known as grunts, to the 14-foot monsters that call our Breeding Marsh home. We even have the largest collection of extremely rare white leucistic alligators. But, Gatorland is more than just a gator park! Our free-flight aviary, petting zoo, one-of-a-kind animal shows, thrilling Screamin’ Gator Zip Line and new Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure ensure your day will be chock-full of fun, smiles and special memories!
Offers homeschool classes every second Wednesday of the month (September-April). We have an elementary session from 10-12 and middle/high school session from 1-3. We also offer group rates for homeschool groups on regular field trips of 10 or more.
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149
Marine Exploration Center and Aquarium
A private, not-for-profit aquarium and community marine education center.
Foosaner Art Museum
The Foosaner Art Museum is located along the Indian River in the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD). We are a gathering place, a catalyst for change, and a center of creativity. The Foosaner collects, displays, and interprets all aspects of the visual arts in ways that relate to the past, the present, and to the future.
1463 Highland Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32936-0835
Boca Children’s Museum
Our mission is to broaden children’s awareness of the world around them and teach them how to problem solve through creative and scientific exploration. Among the first such museums to be created in Florida, The Children’s Museum of Boca Raton is today the oldest in existence in the state, has remained true to its original intent and function.
498 Crawford Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Glazer’s Children’s Museum
Play with purpose at the Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa’s interactive, learning laboratory where children play, discover, and connect to the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders.
110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa FL 33602
813 443 3861
Great Explorations Children’s Museum
Great Explorations is Tampa Bay’s first children’s museum supporting a safe, hands-on practical learning environment. For over 30 years, we have been stimulating curiosity while enriching children in our community, through carefully curated learning experiences.
1925 4th St N,
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
Miami Children’s Museum
The Museum offers interactive exhibits, programs, and learning materials related to arts, culture, community, and communication. Miami Children’s Museum encourages visitors of all ages to play, learn, imagine, and create together.
980 MacArthur Causeway
Miami, Florida 33132
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
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).
1151 Tower Blvd.
Lake Wales FL 33853
Florida Museum of Natural History
Offers a variety of fun and educational programs for visitors of all ages. Several Homeschool Days each year.
3215 Hull Road — Powell Hall, UF Cultural Plaza
Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
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.
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
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.
200 S. Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
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.
31 Memorial Pkwy SW
Fort Walton Beach
Hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family, with over 60 interactive exhibits plus live fish, sharks, turtles, frogs, iguanas and live animal programs.
2000 Cranford Avenue
Fort Myers, Florida 33916
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
The Museum of Arts and Sciences
Volusia County residents receive half-price admittance on the first Tuesday of each month (with proof of residence).
352 South Nova Road
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
More Florida Homeschool Resources
Historical Facts About Florida State
This unit study supplement teaches kids fun and interesting historical facts about the state of Florida. Perfect to expand on US history.
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