Staycation

Save Money Without Sacrificing Fun With A Florida Staycation

Who said you need to travel far from home to enjoy a vacation? You can enjoy a vacation this summer right here in Florida! Florida offers an abundance of activities to suit just about any need, and did we mention that you will save money? Below is a list we have compiled of fun-filled activities that you can enjoy without traveling out of state. It’s another way that Launch FCU can help you Go Beyond. Whatever you have in mind Launch FCU can make it happen with a personal loan or Launch FCU credit card. Use our easy web loan application today to help fund your Florida staycation, and skip a trip to the credit union. Apply online today!

  • Treetop Trek at the Brevard County Zoo offers an exciting, self-guided zip lining course allowing you to view nature in an entirely new way. The course includes obstacles such as: tightropes, crab walks, bridges, and nets. The course opens at 9 a.m. every day, with the last admission at 3 p.m. For more information on how to plan your trek click here.
  • Visit a Florida Spring and witness the true beauty of nature. Florida springs have been known as hotspots for a variety of wildlife species. On just one trip to a Florida spring you could encounter: manatees, American Alligators, otters, the Loggerhead Musk Turtle, and much more. Where else can you encounter so many of Florida’s plant and animal residents in one place? In addition, many of the springs offer a variety of activities including: boating and tubing, camping, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, cave diving, guided tours, and more. For a complete list of spring locations click here.
  • Visit the Safari Wilderness in Lakeland. This 260-acre wildlife park offers guests a priceless safari-like tour that can be experienced either by vehicle or camel back. Book your tour today
  • Take the a trip to the ballpark. Florida has a number of major and minor league baseball teams to follow such as the Marlins, Tampa Bay Rays, Brevard County Manatees, Tampa Yankees, Daytona Tortugas, Clearwater Threshers, and more.
  • Go on a kayaking adventure at Adventures in Florida located in Geneva. Adventures in Florida offers kayaks and paddling destinations for every skill level. All of its tour guides have global experience, are certified instructors, first responders, and master naturalists. Don’t miss out, book your trip now!
  • Embark on a deep sea fishing expedition with the Orlando Princess & Canaveral Princess Deep Sea Fishing Fleet. They offer both half and full day trips, as well as night shark fishing. All trips are all inclusive and include: everything you need to fish, a hot lunch, unlimited cold beverages, Florida fishing license, free parking, and unlimited bait. The company also runs specials on Groupon occasionally, and also offers a “buy 3 get 1 free” promo. At just $55 for an adult half day or $70 for an adult whole day, you just can’t beat it. They also offer special child rates starting at just $45. Visit their website to schedule your tour!
  • Visit the Clear Water Marine Aquarium, home to the famous star Winter, from the hit movies Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2. The aquarium is home to an abundance of animal species, and also gives guests the opportunity to have a live encounter with Winter. Tickets are just $21.95 for adults, and $16.95 for children. Click here to purchase your tickets now.
  • If its sun that you crave, Adventure Island, located across the street from Bush Gardens in Tampa offers a variety of attractions at a great price. You can save money by buying your tickets online.
  • Don’t forget to check discount sites such as Groupon to cash in on local restaurants, attractions, and more!

As you can see, you don’t have to travel far to find exciting things to do. The Sunshine state has plenty to offer from outdoor sports to museums to beaches to pro sports teams and more. Start planning your fun-filled staycation today! And remember, if you need some extra money for your Florida staycation, be sure to apply for a personal loan or Launch FCU credit card using our easy web loan application!

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