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Ocala overview

Ocala is a budget-friendly place unique for its sports. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and running. Take in some local culture at popular places like Appleton Museum of Art and Don Garlits Museum of Racing. Make some time to see popular sights such as Paddock Mall and Silver Springs Nature Theme Park. Ocala is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Ocala

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Ocala has accommodations to fit every need. There are 53 hotels in the Ocala area, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 24 2-star hotels with an average price of $43 per night
  • • 26 3-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 2 4-star hotels with an average price of $100 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 7127 user reviews of Ocala hotels:
  • • Seven Sisters Inn (Ocala)
  • • Hampton Inn and Suites Ocala (Ocala)
  • • Residence Inn Marriott Ocala (Ocala)
  • • Comfort Suites (Ocala)
  • • Hampton Inn & Suites Ocala - Belleview (Ocala)

How to get to Ocala

Fly in to Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 37 mi (59.5 km) from downtown Ocala. Ocala Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Ocala

Fun activities such as football, horseback riding, and running are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Ocala Equestrian Complex
  • • Bubba Raceway Park
  • • Uncle Donald's Farm
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Easy Street Family Fun Center
  • • Hampton Aquatic Fun Center
  • • Ocala Grand Prix
  • • Petting Zoo Ocala
  • • Silver Springs Nature Theme Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Paddock Mall
  • • I-75 Super Flea Market
  • • Spanish Springs Town Square
  • • The Villages Market Square
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Appleton Museum of Art
  • • Don Garlits Museum of Racing
  • • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

When to visit Ocala

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 81°F day, 44°F night
  • • April-June: 93°F day, 54°F night
  • • July-September: 93°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 45°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.0 inches
  • • April-June: 12.7 inches
  • • July-September: 19.3 inches
  • • October-December: 7.7 inches