Discover FL

Want to get and explore all that Florida has to offer. Whatever your interests, you'll find something fun--and cheap--to do!

Questions about any of these trips, contact the Center for Student Involvement at 863.680.4499. Please note: All event dates, times, locations, and prices are subject to change.

Please note that Discover FL is for current students only and its one trip per student ID.

Spring Trips

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning

Thursday, January 16 from 5 p.m. -

Join us and be the thunder as we cheer on the 2003 – 2004 Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning. The Bolts are ready to win in the newly renovated Tampa Bay Times Forum. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity for live NHL action.

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Shuttle to Shop

Shuttle to Shop | Millenia Mall (Orlando)

Saturday, January 18 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The first Shuttle to Shop in 2014 will bring you to the upscale Mall at Millennia in Orlando. This dazzling selection of over 150 stores and restaurants will be sure to keep you busy.

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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Saturday, January 25

Do you love horses? Take a relaxing trail ride with a friend or your significant other! This trip is designed for riders of all experience levels. No experience is necessary to participate. All riders must wear a helmet during the ride. You may borrow a helmet from the stable, or wear your own bike helmet.

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Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic

Wednesday, February 5 from 5 p.m. -

The NBA’s Orlando Magic who call the new Amway Center in downtown Orlando home are ready to offer you an exciting night of professional basketball. Don’t miss out.

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Shuttle to Shop

Shuttle to Shop | Orlando Premium Outlets

Saturday, February 8 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

This month’s Shuttle to Shop is taking you to the city of Orlando to one of its large outdoor outlets. The Orlando outlets feature over 180 designer stores for you to check out.

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Spring Break Trip

Spring Break Trip - Adventure Island

Monday, March 3 from 10 a.m. -

A spring break cool down is in order. This week we will check out two of central Florida’s premier water parks. Join us March 3 to visit Adventure Island and March 6 to Aquatica! Ticket and transportation included.

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Spring Break Trip

Spring Break Trip - Aquatica

Thursday, March 6 from 10 a.m. -

A spring break cool down is in order. This week we will check out two of central Florida’s premier water parks. Join us March 3 to visit Adventure Island and March 6 to Aquatica! Ticket and transportation included.

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Shuttle to Shop

Shuttle to Shop | Wireglass (Wesley Chapel)

Saturday, March 22 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Our final Shuttle to Shop will takes you to the newest trend in shopping experiences, the outdoor mall. The Shops at Wiregrass located in Wesley Chapel is an open-air downtown shopping experience. This exciting shopping and dining destination is home to over 100 specialty shops on over 67 acres of land. Don’t miss it!

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Paintball

Paintball

Wednesday, March 26

Play paintball with your friends for a couple of hours. Bust some stress and paint pellets before exam week! The required gear is provided along with a starting quantity of paint balls. Participants may purchase additional ammo at the shop.

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Water Ski Clinic

Water Ski Clinic

March 26

Ski on Lake Hollingsworth with expert instruction from the MOCS Water Ski Coach Roger Skalko! Ski clinics allow for students to reserve times for private ski instruction. Cost is only $10 per session, and requires the purchase of supplemental water ski insurance (Available at session registration - day price or annual coverage is available).

To reserve your ski time, contact Roger Skalko at 863.289.1450 or rskalko@flsouthern.edu.

Beach Day

Beach Day

Wednesday, March 29 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

If it’s one thing that Florida is known for it’s definitely its beaches. If you are in need of a post spring break beach day, join us as we head to Clearwater Beach. This broad white sand beach is sure to provide plenty of fun in the sun. We will also bring along some box lunches just in case you get hungry!

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Water Ski Clinic

Water Ski Clinic

April 2

Ski on Lake Hollingsworth with expert instruction from the MOCS Water Ski Coach Roger Skalko! Ski clinics allow for students to reserve times for private ski instruction. Cost is only $10 per session, and requires the purchase of supplemental water ski insurance (Available at session registration - day price or annual coverage is available).

To reserve your ski time, contact Roger Skalko at 863.289.1450 or rskalko@flsouthern.edu.

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens

Saturday, April 5

A day filled with thrills and adventures can be found at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This sprawling theme park features exotic animals and some of the country’s most exciting rollers coasters. Your one day ticket price for this trip will include an exclusive safari excursion and transportation.

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Looking for something to do this weekend?

Stop by the bandshell and pick up discount tickets to a local theme park!

Upcoming Local Events

Check out these local favorities.

First Fridays (Downtown Lakeland)
Every first Friday of the month
Free

Pigfest (Lakeland)
January 24-25, 2014

Legoland (Winter Haven)

Sun 'n Fun (Lakeland)
April 2014

Mayfaire by the Lake (Downtown Lakeland)
Mother's Day Weekend For details, vist the Polk Mueseum of Art

FSC Waterfront Kayaking (Lakeland)
Free

Hollis Wellness Center Equipment Rental (Lakeland)
Free