Zephyrhills Attractions in Central Florida

zephyrhills attractions in central floridaWith a country feel and a location between Tampa and Orlando, Zephyrhills is a perfect place to rest and recreate. There’s plenty to do within the surrounding area too. To help you find the best of the area, we’ve rounded up a list of Zephyrhills attractions and things to do.

Keep reading to find out what you should see while staying in Zephyrhills!

Things to Do in Zephyrhills


One of the biggest Zephyrhills attractions is skydiving. The flat terrain and rural countryside lend themselves well to the extreme sport. And trust us, this isn’t an experience you’ll easily forget.

Check out Skydive City, a group of trained professionals who will help you through the whole process.

Kumquat Festival

Dade City’s Kumquat Festival is a charming Florida event. The region is known as the “Kumquat Capital of the World” and draws over 40,000 visitors annually for a festival celebrating the citrus fruit. With arts and crafts, an antique car show, and fresh-from-the-farm produce, the Kumquat Festival is an excellent event to experience.

Read more about it in this blog post.

giraffe ranch dade city zephyrhillsGiraffe Ranch

Perhaps the name is misleading, as Giraffe Ranch features far more than giraffes. Here, you can experience a safari by truck, Segway, or camel ride. As you head through this conservation ranch, you’ll encounter ostrich, antelope, zebras, hippos, warthogs, rhinos, and many more creatures!

Withlacoochee State Trail

One of Florida’s longest paved trails, the Withlacoochee State Trail is a biker’s dream. It stretches 46 miles through rural towns between Citrus Springs and Dade City. Bring your bike, hop on, and ride to your heart’s content!

upper and lower hillsborough wilderness preservesUpper and Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserves

Some of the best things to do in Zephyrhills are in the great outdoors. The Upper Hillsborough Preserve, just outside city limits, offers great fishing, plus equestrian and hiking trails. Further south, the Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve features 13 miles of the Hillsborough River and Hillsborough River State Park. This stunning refuge boasts seven miles of nature trails and class II river rapids for a thrilling outdoor adventure.


Several Sun RV Resorts are located in Zephyrhills, including:

Next time you’re planning a trip to one of our local resorts, remember these amazing Zephyrhills attractions. You’ll make memories to last a lifetime!


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