Discover Florida

Please note that Discover FL is for current students only and its one registration per student ID per trip. All event dates, times, locations, and prices are subject to change.

ringling museum

The Ringling

Feb
22

The Ringling is located in Sarasota, Florida and preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling. It is home to the State Art Museum of Florida, the historic Ca' d'Zan Mansion, Bayfront Gardens, the Art Library, two Circus Museums, and the Historic Asolo Theater.

This event is available only to current FSC students.

elephants

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Mar
3

This 65 acre zoo is home to more than 1300 animals! Enjoy that various exhibits, shows, and adventures.

This event is available only to current FSC students.

kayaks on swampy river

St. John's River and Blue Springs

Mar
4

Spend your day kayaking during a guided tour to experience all that the Blue Springs has to offer!

This event is available only to current FSC students.

bok tower

Bok Tower

Mar
5

All Day Event

Bok Tower Gardens is a “must see Florida attraction” centrally located between Tampa and Orlando among rolling hills of citrus! Our nearly 50 acres of Olmsted gardens, 20-room Pinewood Estate Mediterranean-style mansion and the 205-foot art deco and neo-Gothic Singing Tower carillon is a place that has fascinated millions of Florida visitor.

This event is available only to current FSC students.

knights on horseback

Medieval Times

Mar
27

It’s time to battle and dine inside an 11th century castle for a dinner show without compare! You will be transformed back in time with North America’s most popular dinner attraction that pins six knights against each other to compete for the honor of King’s Champion. Dinner included.

This event is available only to current FSC students.

Kennedy Space Center

Apr
4

Explore our universe at the Kennedy Space Center. Take a journey to Mars, a shuttle to The Moon, and learn about the history of America’s Space Program.

Location: Cape Canaveral

This event is available only to current FSC students.

ruins in the water

Egmont Key Adventure Day

May
5

This day trip to Egmont Key offers great shelling, swimming, and exploring opportunities. Come prepared for a day at the beach with other fun options that can be chosen before leaving for the island via Ferry Boat!

This event is available only to current FSC students.

Local Events & Attractions

20 Miles or Less

  • Circle B Bar Reserve (Winter Haven)
  • First Fridays (Downtown Lakeland)
    First Friday every month
    Free
  • Food Truck Rally (Downtown Lakeland)
    Second Thursday every month
  • FSC Waterfront Kayaking (On Campus)
  • Hollis Wellness Center Equipment Rental (On Campus)
  • Legoland (Winter Haven)
  • Mayfaire by the Lake (Downtown Lakeland)
    Mother’s Day Weekend For details, visit the Polk Museum of Art
  • Pigfest (Lakeland)
  • Sun ’n Fun (Lakeland)

40 Miles or Less

  • Adventure Island (Tampa)
  • Alafia River State Park (Lithia)
  • Busch Gardens (Tampa)
  • The Florida Aquarium (Tampa)
  • I-Drive 360 (Orlando)
  • Museum of Science and Industry (Tampa)
  • Walt Disney World (Orlando)

50 Miles or Less

  • Manatee Viewing Center (Apollo Beach)
  • Universal Orlando (Orlando)
  • Wet ‘n Wild (Orlando)

70 Miles or Less

  • Clearwater Beach (Clearwater)
  • The Dali Museum (St. Petersburg)
  • Fort de Soto Park (St. Petersburg)
  • Madeira Beach (Madeira)

Questions? Contact

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Sara Ellis

Program Coordinator
863.680.3757