Horse Capital of the World
For the horse lover in your life, perhaps one of the most well known, popular and best destinations for travel is in the state of Florida. Located in the north central part of the state, cities within the region include the areas of Ocala, Belleview, Dunnellon, McIntosh and Reddick. Each unique and beautiful, they all make up the area known as the relaxed horse country. Take a closer look at all the amazing opportunities just waiting for you on your journey.
Located not far from the city of Orlando, this much slower paced and quieter part of the state is just off highway 75 and 95. Including a total areas of just around 1,600 square miles, it is home to a number of other unincorporated areas as well as the Ocala National Forest, which is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi. From posh resorts and accommodations to quaint bed and breakfasts, cabins, camping and even RV Parks, there is something for everyone in this part of the state.
Of all the many things to see and do in the area, the most popular activities generally revolve around its name as the horse capital of the world. Anchored in the thoroughbred breeding and training industry, Marion county is home to over 70,000 acres of farms devoted to these amazing animals. With the highest number of horses and ponies in America, there is no shortage of places to ride or see these beautiful animals.
Whether you choose to ride, or experience the many other outdoor activities including biking, birding, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting or just relaxing, find out for yourself what makes this area so special.
Bill Bailey Travel invites you to get out and explore the world around you when you travel. See for yourself the magic this world has to offer you on your vacation and make the most of your time when you travel with Bill Bailey Travel.