Welcome to part two of our top 10 family activities beyond theme parks here in Florida. In part one, we covered things like snorkeling in the Key West, exploring the Everglades, and visiting the Kennedy Space Center. Now, we’re rounding out the list with the following activities everyone in the family can enjoy. So, let’s hop back into your van rental from Carl’s Van Rentals and check out these last family-friendly excursions.

Part II: 10 Family Activities Beyond Theme Parks

6. Visit the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg 

Add a dose of culture to your Florida trip and visit the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. The museum houses the largest collection of Dali’s works outside of Europe, including his surreal sculptures and paintings.

7. Explore Historic St. Augustine 

St. Augustine is a charming historic town that offers a glimpse of Florida’s colonial past. Take a tour of the historic sites, walk along the cobblestone streets, and visit the Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the United States.

8. Dolphin Watching in Sarasota 

Take a dolphin-watching cruise in Sarasota and watch these playful creatures in their natural habitat. The tours are educational and kid-friendly and offer a chance to see other marine wildlife like manatees and sea turtles.

9. Visit the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota 

The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota is a must-visit for the art-loving family. The museum houses an impressive collection of Baroque paintings, circus memorabilia, and a beautiful Venetian-style mansion with gardens.

10. Paddleboard in Jupiter 

Jupiter is a great spot for a family-friendly paddleboarding adventure. Rent a board and glide along the calm waters of the Loxahatchee River, where you can spot wildlife like alligators, ospreys, and manatees.

Make Carl’s a Part of Your Vacation

Here at Carl’s Van Rentals, we’re proud to be a part of all your family vacations. No matter where you’re staying in Florida, our team and van rentals have you covered with our guaranteed rentals. Whether it’s just a small family weekend getaway or a large group gathering, we have the vehicle for you. We have locations in Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa, FL, and we’re waiting to give you an instant quote today. Give us a call at (800) 565-5211.