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Where do I stay in Ocala and what other attractions are nearby?

Ocala is an outdoor lover's paradise and Florida's best kept secret. So what makes Ocala so great...

The Canyon's Zip Line & Canopy Tours!  (Of course we are number one!) Okay...besides us - Ocala is best known for it's springs.  Silver Springs  main spring head flows 500 million gallons of fresh water into the Silver River every day!

Ocala is also world famous for it's horses and is known as "The Horse Capital of the World." Why? Well, follow this link to find out MORE

Ocala & Marion County Visitors Guide/Tourism Video

To get the discounts mentioned below, you MUST click the hotel’s logo/link.


Wi-Fi - Free
Parking -
Room Type -
Double Queen - Max room occupancy in a double queen is 4 people.

Room Description:

Guests enjoy Bath & Body Works personal care amenities in each room,
Tempur-Pedic DreamSpa beds, free Wifi, a flexible work space, microwave,
Keurig coffee maker, and mini-refrigerator.




  • Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ocala, 352-629-7021, (CLOSEST hotels to The Canyons, shares campus with Comfort Suites Ocala North, 5.6 miles from attraction) pet-friendly, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free parking, truck parking, eco-friendly, restaurant onsite, mini-golf onsite, Olympic-size swimming pool, click here for an exclusive rate for Canyons customers: www.wyndhamhotels.com/hotels/07887?corporate_id=1000040020







Ocala Hilton
 - Book Now 
January 1, 2020- April 30, 2020
Standard King or Two Queens at a 15% off rack rate.

May 1, 2020- December 31, 2020
Standard King or Two Queens ata 20% off rack rate.

Hampton Inn
 - Get up to 20% off our local Hampton Inn located just 9 miles away!  Please click HERE to get the discount.

Country Inn & Suites
 - The Country Inn & Suites, Ocala, FL offers special deals and hotel rooms with free Internet. A free hot breakfast is also included.


Homewood Suites

Marriott Residence Inn

The Shamrock Inn   



The Ocala Escape offers 60 minute, amazing, escape room adventures. Show your booking info
from The Canyons and receive a 10% discount!
Input the code CANYONS during checkout to receive the 10% off. 

What an awesome new Ocala Attraction!  Show your receipt or confirmation email from The Canyons to get a 10% discount.


Carriage tours of our local horse county farmsHorse Country Carriage Rides and Tours

Horse farm - tour a real working horse farm at Farm Tours of Ocala  

Horseback riding - Right HERE at The Canyons we have horseback riding

Visit America's first Gypsy Vanner horses at Gypsy Gold Farm


Tubing and floating on the Rainbow RiverRainbow River Canoe & Kayak  


Discovery Kayak tours - 352-789-4959 


Lake Oklawaha R.V Park on Rodman Reservoir

Sun RV Resort in Citra, FL

Wildwood KOA

Wandering Oaks RV Resort, Ocala

Oaktree Village


Santo’s Bike Trail – Santo’s Bike Shop sales, rentals, repair  (be sure to check out the Vortex)

Tom & Jerry's Air Boat Rides

Lake Weir Boat Rentals


Bubba Raceway Park - This famous raceway is just a mile from our location

Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

Silver Springs State Park & Campground


Unique shopping, dining, theaters and more "on the square" in Downtown Ocala

Market Street at Heathbrook

Paddock Mall 

Not enough?  Well, there's also local golfing, movie theaters, museums, you name it, it's here!