Florida visitors and residents can enjoy many attractions and activities free of charge. The “Sunshine State” is a popular destination, and attracts millions of visitors annually. While the major theme parks offer thrills and chills, visitors can beat the crowds, and save money at many other attractions. Family friendly free attractions are readily available in Florida. Some of these free Florida attractions are also pet friendly. Some free Florida attractions may charge parking fees.
The Fort Christmas Historical Museum and Park in Orlando, Florida features a life size replica the historic For Christmas. Walking trails and seven historic homes are available free of charge.
Visitors can also enjoy the Harry O. Leu Gardens free of charge. This free Florida attraction features breathtaking display of camellias, camphor trees, orchids, bromeliads, and many other native fauna and flora.
Lake Eola Park is another prime central Florida attraction. This Orlando park highlights the Orlando skyline, and features a picnic area, and nature trails.
Old Town in Kissimmee also offers free admission to evening musical performance, parades, and classic car displays. Nearly 100 stores and amusement rides are also located in the Old Town area.
The Morse Museum of American Art allows free admission to this central Florida attraction. This museum features immense art collections of Louis Comfort Tiffany, and American art pottery. Visitors can tour the entire collection of nineteenth and twentieth century art free of charge on Friday from4-8p.m. September through May. This free Florida attraction is located in Winter Park.
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum is located at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. This museum features over 6,000 exhibits.
The Pensacola Naval Air Station offers free tours and maps of the station. For additional information, call 850-452-2311.
The Fort Barrancas attraction in Pensacola offers free admission to tour the historic Florida fort.
The Veterans Memorial Park, also located in Pensacola features a replica of the Washington D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This memorial also features the names of all Americans killed during the Vietnam War.
The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum features nearly 4,000 displays and sculptures by world-renowned artists. This free attraction is located in Tampa area.
The Centro Ybor Museum offers free tours of the attraction year around. This Tampa area museum celebrates the long history of cigar making for which this area was once known.
Ballast Point Park also offers free admission. This Tampa area park features the coastal section of Hillsborough Bay, and MacDill Air Force Base. Biking trails are also popular features of this free Florida attraction.