Matheson Museum Where: Gainesville What is it: School groups will learn about the history of Gainesville and Alachua County, the Matheson family and the Museum’s collections in a docent-led interactive tour.Some tours may include an architectural walking tour of the Southeast Historic District’s Victorian-era homes.

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Florida Museum of Natural History Where: Gainesville What is it: Homeschool groups may tour the useum and butterfly rainforest with a docent (Tuesday-Friday) or on a self-guided tour.

Ginnie Springs Where: High Springs What is it: Privately owned freshwater springs nestled in over 200 wooded acres along the banks of the Santa Fe River in Florida. Greathouse Butterfly Farm Where: Earlton What is it: Organic butterfly farm. Harn Museum of Art Where: Gainesville What is it: Art museum on the University of Florida campus offers occasional programs for children, school groups, and families.

Our list includes both educational and entertainment venues (and some that meet both criteria), organized by county.

Note: Some counties have numerous parks and these make great locations for field trips or homeschool park days.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park Where: Cross Creek What is it: Visitors to this Florida homestead can walk back in time to 1930s farm life where Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings lived and worked in the tiny community of Cross Creek.

Her cracker style home and farm, where she lived for 25 years and wrote her Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Yearling, has been restored and is preserved as it was when she lived here.Our dolphin watch and dolphin swim program is very personalized.It is conducted off of one 28 foot and two 24-foot pontoon boats for a maximum of six guests per boat.Through experiential learning and up-close animal interactions, students will discover the importance of the ocean’s fragile ecosystem—as well as ways to protect the environment in their everyday lives.Where: Panama City Beach What is it: Amusement Park Water Planet Where: Panama City Beach What is it: Swim with Dolphins educational programs, including programs for special needs children.Unless a park has a specific historic or nature feature, it will not be listed separately, but will be found under the “More Parks! We need your help to make this page as helpful as possible to others.