fun places to go in florida

There are some fun and unusual destinations to explore throughout the state of Florida. Many don’t know about these hidden gem destinations, so don’t delay! Gather a busload of your friends, family or campers and go have some fun during the dog days of summer!

St Augustine – Pirate Melee Trolley Tour, Dinner and Show!

Charter an Annett Bus for your group to this unusual adventure. Experience a trolley tour with a merry band of pirates exploring St. Augustine sites, marshlands and wildlife from a 2 Seat Catamaran. Check out more details at

Ocala/Silver Springs—Glass Bottom Boat

As Florida’s oldest attraction, this Glass Bottom Boat showcases the underwater life of Silver Springs including artifacts from the native American early Spanish settlers. Reservations for your next journey can be made at

Tallahassee—Tallahassee Rock Gym

One great way to beat the heat is visiting this 32’ Ceiling air-conditioned Rock Climbing Gym! It’s located inside a historic railroad warehouse. Bus your next group of adventurers to this unique destination that caters to both the young at heart and old souls! Age and experience have no limits. Learn and practice the sport of Indoor Rock Climbing at this one-of-a-kind destination! Learn more at

Monticello69th Annual Watermelon Festival

This event is a favorite for locals as well as watermelon lovers! Come one, come all! Pile into an Annett Bus for your next family reunion and enjoy a jammed packed weekend full of fun and excitement! For more details visit

Treasure Coast (Port St. Lucie)—River Lilly Cruises

This 34 passenger pontoon boat is licensed by the US Coast Guard. When you board a Lilly River Cruise, you’ll be embarking on an adventure similar to James Bond. This river was used in the James Bond film Moonraker. It represented a tributary of the Amazon! Most cruise adventures include sitings of alligators, turtles, otters, birds, and manatees. If you’d like to experience a James Bond adventure, this is the closest opportunity you’ll have to do so in the state! Book your next group adventure on a River Lilly Cruise! For more information go to their website at

Central Florida – Weeki Wachee

Where else but Weeki Wachee can you enjoy real Mermaid Shows? This is truly one of the iconic destinations in Florida! The park offers mermaid shows as well as kayaking and paddleboarding.  Starting this July, the Mermaids will be offering a Legendary Siren Performance which will represent performers from multiple decades of the past (1940’s-1970’s)! This is truly a bucket-list experience. Find out more by visiting

PanhandleSeacrest Wolf Preserve

This is a rare opportunity to see real wolves up close. Several tours are available so visit their website today at to select the excitement level of your choice!  Board an Annett Bus to Chipley, Florida so that you can join a Wolf Pack too! There’s no other experience quite like it!

Annett Bus Lines is a Family-Owned and operated motor coach company with over 42 years of experience transporting families, students and friends throughout Florida and South Georgia. With five garages strategically positioned throughout the state in Sebring, Ocala, Jacksonville, Madison, and Panama City, Annett is prepared to exceed your expectations. Contact us today to book your Summer Adventure by visiting us at

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