Wonderful weather, fun activities and family-friendly attractions are just a few of the reasons to choose Ocala for your next breakaway. There really isn?t a bad time of year to visit. A holiday rental home in Ocala will put you close to the best of what the Gulf Coast has to offer.
Ocala is a great destination for those who enjoy spending time in the out of doors. Because the weather is warm year round, you will be able to enjoy some of these activities no matter when you visit. Dozens of hiking and cycling trails are found nearby. The Silver Springs River provides the opportunity for fishing, rafting and swimming. Alexander Springs and Paradise Springs are also popular spots for swimming. Paradise Springs is located near a series of caves which you can explore before enjoying a lovely picnic.
You will find many places to visit in and near Ocala. The Appleton Museum of Art and the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing are two examples of the many local museums. Ocala is a wonderful choice for families, and there are many nearby attractions that cater to families with children. The WildWater Water Park has wave pools, slides and an entire area that is dedicated to younger children. Orlando is just over an hour away from Ocala and is home to some of the most well-known attractions in the country such as Disney World, Sea World and many others.
The weather in Ocala is typically quite pleasant throughout the year, but there are variations in the temperatures based on the season. During the winter the low temperatures are between 7° and 12° C and the highs are between 22° and 25° C. In the spring the average lows are between 13° and 17° C and the average highs are 29° to 32° C. Summer average lows are between 21° and 22° C and highs are 33° to 34° C. There is between 61 and 189 mm of rain per month.
The nearest airport to Ocala is Gainesville Regional Airport (GVN) which is 72 km away. There are also two international airports nearby. Orlando Sanford International (SFB) is the closest at 125 km away. Orlando International Airport (MCO) is a bit further afield at 143 km from Ocala. You will need a car for use during your stay.