Walt Disney World in Florida is a wonderful place to combine fun, family and learning. Our goal is to help homeschoolers share ideas for making their trips to WDW enjoyable and educational.
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 Field Trips
A directory of school trips for elementary students in Florida. Our goal is to help teachers from all over Florida plan their next field trip, in a manner that will enrich the knowledge of their elementary students and increase their understanding of a subject.
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.
Florida's Space Coast has beautiful beaches, the Kennedy Space
Center, and spring training for the Washington Nationals major
league baseball team. Here are some links to activities in the
area from the Brevard Homeschool Group.
Hands-On Museum & Aquarium
Hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family, with over
60 interactive exhibits plus live fish, sharks, turtles, swans,
iguanas and live animal programs. P.O. Box 2217, Fort Myers,
A private, not-for-profit aquarium and community marine education
center located at The Pier in downtown St. Petersburg.
Brevard Art Museum
Located in Old Eau Gallie, one of Brevard County's historic districts
and one block from the Indian River. The focal point of an ever-expanding
artistic and cultural center. 1463 Highland Avenue (street address),
P.O. Box 360835, Melbourne, FL 32936-0835, (321) 242-0737
Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination
G.WIZ offers field trip programs throughout the year to preschool
age through adults from dedicated staff and volunteers. 1001
Blvd of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 906-1851
Post your homeschooler-friendly event in the Florida Homeschool Group
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).
Homeschool Programs will immerse the Homeschool student in a
world of science and exploration at Fairchild. 10901 Old Cutler
Road, Miami, FL 33156, (305) 667-1651
Florida Museum of Natural
Offers a variety of fun and educational programs for visitors
of all ages. SW 34th St & Hull Road, Gainesville,
FL, (352) 846-2000
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. For additional information, contact: 386-789-7207.
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. Phone: 305-791-9840
Combines a wonderful nature experience on a site with fascinating
historical significance. 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg,
FL 33702. Phone: 727-453-6500.
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.
Emerald Coast Science
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. 139 Brooks
St., Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548, (850) 664-1261
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,
Mary Brogan Museum
of Art and Science
We have an extensive collection of science exhibits, but we have
feature art and science exhibits that change every few months
as well. 350 South Duval Street, Tallahassee, Florida
32301. Phone (850) 513-0700
The Museum of Arts and Sciences
Volusia County residents receive half price admittance on the
first Tuesday of each month (with proof of residence). 1040 Museum
Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, (904) 255-0285
MOSI (Museum of Science
Lots of educational programs. Register for MOSI
Home School programs online. 4801 East Fowler Ave., Tampa,
Museum of Discovery and
Join online club to get discounts. An exciting hands-on learning
adventure. 401 Second St., Ft. Lauderdale, (954) 467-6637
Orlando Science Center
Hands-on learning and discovery opportunities lie ahead as you
visit four levels of interactive, totally immersive exhibits.
12/6. 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando, (407) 514-2000
South Florida Science Museum,
Serving the homeschool community for a decade with lots of special
science classes. 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach,
FL 33414, (561) 832-1988