Sightseeing in Gainesville


Museum Visit or Membership to Appleton Museum of Art (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

The Appleton Museum of Art

Appleton Museum of Art

The 80,000 sq. ft. museum on a 44-acre site houses European paintings, masterpiece sculptures, and rotating specialty exhibits

$16 $8

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$17 for $30 Worth of Wine Tours — Royal Manor Meadery & Winery

Royal Manor Meadery & Winery

Royal Manor Winery

The customer is welcome to taste all of our wines and receive one 750 ml bottle of wine per deal.

$30 $17

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2 Nights of RV or Tent Camping With Options for Hook-Up & Canoe Rental at Lake Rousseau RV Park (50% Off)

Lake Rousseau RV Park

Crystal River

Hook-up site water, sewer, cable, WiFi, electricity, and trash services

$50 $25

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$299 for a Four-Hour Private Manatee Tour for Up to Six at Nature Coast Manatee Tours (Up to $600 Value)

Nature Coast Manatee Tours

Homosassa

The houseboat boasts satellite TV and a hearty breakfast spread, although swimming alongside manatees trumps those amenities

$600 $299

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Three-Hour Glass-Bottom Boat Manatee-Snorkeling Tour for Four or Six at Paradise Boat Tours (Up to 46% Off)

Paradise Boat Tours

Crystal River

Glass-bottom boat tours explore Crystal River, stopping to let passengers out to swim with the manatees with the help of a guide

$240 $145

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Guided Manatee-Snorkeling Tour for One or Two from Adventure Diving (Up to 55% Off)

Adventure Diving

Crystal River

Guides lead small groups of snorkelers into the waters of Crystal River to examine manatees in their natural habitat

$55 $26

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Jacksonville Walking Tour for Two, Four, or Six from AdLib Luxury Tours & Transportation, Inc. (Up to 48% Off)

AdLib Luxury Tours & Transportation, Inc.

All tours depart from the Jacksonville Landing (bottom of the escalators)

Tour-goers hear behind-the-scenes stories of some of the city’s historic sights, and enter downtown’s secret underground tunnels

$40 $23

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Historical Bike Tour for One or Two from e2ride bike tours (Up to 50% Off)

E2ride Bike Tours

Multiple Locations

Guides share sights and sounds as they lead groups through Riverside-Avondale, Olde Mandarin, or Venice-inspired San Marco

$64 $34

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Individual or Family Membership to Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center (Up to 60% Off)

Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

Downtown Jacksonville

Members explore maritime heritage center's myriad ship model & ocean-liner dioramas & attend quarterly member meetings & programs

$25 $10

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$179 for a Romantic Sightseeing Flight for Two with Champagne from A-Cent Aviation ($359 Value)

A-Cent Aviation

Jacksonville

Couples sip champaign as they watch the sun set over the city and the beach from the windows of an airplane

$359 $179

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Scavenger-Hunt Walking Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures - Jacksonville

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures - Jacksonville

Teams explore their city with smartphones in tow, finding clues, performing silly tasks, and making their walking tour fun

$39.95 $20

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Two, Four, or Six Tickets to a BYOB Sunset Cruise at Jax Water Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Jax Water Tours

Camachee Cove Marina - Dock A-19

Intracoastal Waterway cruise enables guests to nab sights of wetlands and wildlife while sipping brought-along beer and wine

$78 $45

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$30 for a Two-Hour Off The Beaten Path Photography Walking Tour from ShutterGuide ($49 Value)

ShutterGuide

KookaBurra Coffee

Lead by professional photographer and licensed city tour guide, this 2-hour walking tour shows guests St. Augustine’s hidden scenic gems

$49 $30

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History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder Walking Tour or Creepy Pub Crawl from St. Augustine City Walks (50% Off)

St. Augustine City Walks

Historic Downtown

History tour explores the sinister side of St. Augustine; haunted pub crawl includes a paranormal investigation

$30 $15

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$44 for a Historic Pub Crawl and Beer-Tasting Tour for Two from St. Augustine City Walks ($78 Value)

St. Augustine City Walks

Saint Augustine

Take in historic tales and old pub lore while learning about fine beers, wines, and sangria on St. Augustine City Walks' signature tour

$78 $44

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Visit for Two or Four to Lightner Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Lightner Museum

Lightner Museum

Three-story Victorian-era hotel now houses Victorian-era art and artifacts, such as Tiffany lamp and gilded rocking chair

$20 $10

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Haunted Pub Tours and Walking Tours from GhoSt Augustine (Up to 50% Off). Seven Options Available.

GhoSt Augustine

Saint Augustine

Tour groups visit four local pubs, as they hear stories about hauntings and keep an eye on the guide’s EMF meter

$20 $13

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Ghost Boat Tour for One, Two, or Four at Captain Jack's Ghost Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Captain Jack's Ghost Tours

Captain Jack's Ghost Tours

Tour-goers explore the spooky waters of Matanzas Bay aboard a decommissioned Navy boat, with heaters onboard and complimentary hot chocolate

$39.95 $19

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Haunted Walking Tour for Two or Four from Ghost Tours of St. Augustine (Up to 53% Off)

Ghost Tours of St. Augustine

Historic District

Accompanied only by lantern light, tours are led by licensed professional guide, last approximately 75 minutes, and depart daily at 8 p.m.

$30 $15

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Ghost Walking-Tour for Two or Four at The American Spinners (50% Off)

The American Spinners

St. Augustine

Tour guides weave spell-binding tales of intrigue, death, and ghostly apparitions during 90-minute jaunt through the 450-year-old city

$30 $15

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$159 for a Porpoise Point and Old Downtown Helicopter Tour from Old City Helicopters ($270 Value)

Old City Helicopters

St. Augustine Airport

Pilots fly over historic structures such as the Castillo de San Marcos and the buildings of Old Downtown set against glittering beaches

$270 $159

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St. Augustine Haunted Historical Tour for One, Two, or Four from Ancient City Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Ancient City Tours

Downtown St. Augustine

Storytellers lead tour-goers through their favorite haunts, such as cemeteries and the storied Love Tree Cottage

$15 $9

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$198 for a Two-Hour Tomoka River Sightseeing Trip for Up to Six from The Good Life Charters ($330 Value)

The Good Life Charters

Ormond Beach

An experienced master captain ferries up to six people through the Tomoka River during a sightseeing trip on one of two custom-built boats

$330 $198

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Three-Hour Guided Nature Hike for Two or Four from Not a Clue Adventures (Up to 64% Off)

Not a Clue Adventures

Multiple Locations

Guide leads groups on a three-hour nature hike, covering about 1–3 miles while talking about local plants and animals

$40 $16

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Wildlife Park and Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Citrus Attraction at Boyett's Grove (Up to 50% Off)

Citrus Attraction at Boyett's Grove

Boyett Grove

30-acre on a 100-acre plot orange grove with monkeys, gators, parrots, and even an African tortoise

$26.80 $17

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Monster-Truck Off-Road Eco Tours at Showcase of Citrus (Up to 47% Off). Four Options Available.

Showcase of Citrus

Clermont

Monster swamp buggies cruise through a 2,500-acre family farm inhabited by exotic wildlife and more than 50 varieties of citrus fruits

$15 $11

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Running Tour of Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach for Two or Four from Peg Leg Running Tour (Up to 53% Off)

Peg Leg Running Tours

Fernandina Beach

Exercising and sightseeing combine with tours that lead visitors on a jog through the historic sights of Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach

$30 $15

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Two-Hour Boat Tour for Up to Four from Turtle Mound River Tours (Up to 44% Off)

Turtle Mound River Tours

Turtle Mound River Tours

Wildlife specialist leads two-hour pontoon tours of the Indian River Lagoon Estuary and Canaveral National Seashore Park

$50 $30

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Two- or Four-Hour Wildlife Session with Optional Scenic Boat Ride from Fun with Photography (Up to 56% Off)

Fun with Photography

Orlando

Photographer helps clients use composition, depth of field, and lighting to capture visually appealing images of wildlife and nature

$50 $25

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Characters in Flight Tethered Balloon Ride for One or Two from Aerophile (Up to 44% Off)

Aerophile

Lake Buena Vista

Tethered gas balloon soars 400 ft. for a 360-degree scenic view of Central Florida and the Walt Disney World® Resort

$18 $11

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Alligator Academy Visit for One, Two, or Four from Gator Adventure Productions (Up to 68% Off)

Gator Adventure Productions

Multiple Locations

Visitors get up-close views of crocodiles and alligators as they learn how to feed and catch them

$60 $28

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Real Estate Educational and Leisure Tour of Orlando's East or West District for One or Two (Up to 59% Off)

Discover Leisure Tours

Orlando Premium Outlets Vineland

Resident tour guides show off Orlando’s non-tourist neighborhoods, including local eateries and bars, home and estates, and pastimes.

$80 $43

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World of Chocolate Museum Tour with Optional Mug and Hot Chocolate or Coffee (Up to 41% Off)

World of Chocolate Museum & Cafe

World of Chocolate Cafe

Two dozen chocolate sculptures of world monuments complement a historical tour of cacao's discovery, early use, and industry growth

$16.95 $10

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Night Helicopter Tour with Champagne and Photos for One, Two, or Four from HQ Aviation LLC (Up to 52% Off)

HQ Aviation

HQ Aviation

The 40-minute tour of the Orlando skies includes a champagne toast and commemorative photos

$400 $197

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Digital Walking Adventure for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (45% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures-Orlando

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures-Orlando

Friends and families grab their smartphones before heading out on an adventurous walking tour looking for clues and racking up points

$39.95 $22

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Paranormal Investigation and Ghost Tour for Two or Four from Agency For Eternal Justice (Up to 51% Off)

Agency For Eternal Justice Paranormal Investigators

Multiple Locations

Guides will take tour-goers to paranormal locations and attempt to investigate and contact the spirits during each 90-minute session

$50 $25

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$55 for Petting-Zoo Visit for Four at Exotic Animal Experience ($100 Value)

Exotic Animal Experience

Exotic Animal Experience

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $55

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Thought it was opened just in 2012, the Harn Museum of Art's 26,000-square foot David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing has quite a bit of history on its hands. There are nearly 700 works on display, all chosen from the museum's collection of more than 2,000 pieces. Dating from the Neolithic period to today, the pieces hail from countries such as India, Persia, Vietnam, and Japan. Asian art makes up a quarter of the Harn's more than 10,000 works, which, along with travelling exhibitions, fill 32,800 square feet of gallery space. You’ll walk past African wooden masks, metalwork, and ceramics, as well as almost 1,000 modern prints, drawings, and paintings—including canvases by Claude Monet. Breaking the tradition of many art museums’ “Do not touch” signs, the Bishop Study Center has exhibit-related objects that can be gently touched, though you are not allowed to break apart any sculptures in search of hidden treasure maps. Beyond exhibits, the Harn hosts frequent events including lectures, film screenings, live performances, and interactive programs for students and families.
3259 Hull Rd.
Gainesville,
FL
US
Two tails ranch shelters and cares for exotic animals across 20 acres of natural expanse, bolstered by the educational and awareness efforts of its nonprofit organization, All About Elephants. For more than 25 years, owner Patricia Zerbini has kept more than 100 elephants and exotic cats in her animal haven, where she trains, breeds, and provides medical care for these majestic creatures, in addition to building a comfortable place for them to retire from stressful careers as circus performers and stock traders. During tours, wildlife enthusiasts can gaze at giant elephants as they lumber throughout free-style enclosures and gain awareness as experts educate them about the plight of elephants in the modern world. The ranch also houses a variety of other domestic and exotic animals, along with a collection of fossils, artifacts, and elephant memorabilia, such as 500,000-hour audio books detailing each animal's memories.
18655 Northeast 81st Street
Williston,
FL
US
With thousands of frame and mat combinations to choose from, The Great Frame Up is fully stocked to satisfy any and all frame-related fantasies. The design wizards can find a home for any prized possession, such as shoebox photos, baby booties, ticket stubs, medals, and really good pot roasts. Make diplomas radiate (diploma framing starts at around $100), personalized jerseys glisten (starting around $300), and dorm-room movie posters sparkle behind their protective cage (many 24"x36" pieces are less than $100). The Great Frame Up’s no-hassle guarantee and assurance that all work is done on-site means your frameables won't be subject to mistreatment or rigorous questioning at underground commercial framing facilities.
4144 NW 16th Blvd
Gainesville,
FL
US
Sailing smoothly since its maiden voyage last fall, the 155-foot Jacks or Better Casino harbors more than 180 ticket-operated slot machines, which allow bettors to digitally select the stake of each spin (from $.01 to $25). Chomp chicken tenders ($5) or a hot dog ($3) and examine the table games found on deck, featuring blackjack, craps, roulette, three-card poker, and baccarat ($5 to $1,000 limits), or place a wager on the ship's virtual sportsbook, which supplies betting options for collegiate and professional contests across the globe.
2649 Northwest 13th Street
Gainesville,
FL
US
Standing still in a cloud of free-flying butterflies, exploring the depths of a limestone cave, and gazing at the 14-foot bones of a 16,000-year-old Columbian mammoth skeleton?visitors can do all of this in just one afternoon at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Since starting in 1891 as a professor?s teaching collection of fossils, minerals, and human anatomy models, the museum has transformed into the home of more than 40 million specimens, creating a library of life that features one of the world?s largest collections of butterflies and moths. Reflecting the museum?s impressive collection of winged beauties, some of its exhibits focus on the butterflies and moths that, unlike humans, can survive long flights without eating a single package of peanuts. At the Butterfly Rainforest, more than 1,000 butterflies from 60 to 80 species take to the air among tropical trees, orchids, bromeliads, and waterfalls cascading into a pond that bustles with fish and turtles. Feeding stations with freshly cut fruit dot the 6,400-square-foot screened enclosure, letting guests get up close as the butterflies feast. Live butterfly releases daily at 2 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. let onlookers watch them fly into an outdoor butterfly rainforest, and among the indoor butterfly exhibits, curious audiences can peer into a rearing lab where staff unpack and sort newly arrived pupae. Rounding out the museum?s focus on Floridian biosystems, the Northwest Florida: Waterways & Wildlife exhibit invites visitors to wander through a full-scale recreation of a hammock forest, and the South Florida exhibit takes guests down the peninsula with a mangrove boardwalk and a palm-thatched Calusa leader?s house. The museum's internationally acclaimed fossil collection includes highlights such as "shark jaw row," extinction dioramas, and full skeletal mounts and sculptures. Meanwhile, outside, petals unfurl in the wildflower and butterfly garden.
SW 34th St & Hull Rd
Gainesville,
FL
US
Established: 1984 Staff Size: 11?25 people Handicap Accessible: Yes Parking: Parking lot Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Works in the permanent collection Recommended Age Group: All Ages Q&A with Cindi Morrison, Director What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of? Our permanent collection and temporary exhibits present a wide variety of types of art, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, decorative art, and antiquities. There is something for everyone. What is the experience customers can expect, and how do you make it special? Visitors can learn something about different cultures and different eras, from pre-Columbian artifacts to contemporary art. Our temporary exhibits change frequently and there is always something new to see. Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover? We offer a scavenger hunt for children that encourages them to look more closely at the art and find the answers to the questions. After completing their scavenger hunt the children are rewarded with a prize to remember their visit to the Appleton.
4333 E Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala,
FL
US
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