Florida has so many amazing places to explore, but if you’re thinking that your lacking savings account is holding you back from an adventure, you’d be totally wrong! You don’t have to break the bank to have amazing experiences in Florida, especially if you’re splitting the cost between some of your best buds. So, grab your gal pals and start planning; you have some adventuring to do — and these 7 Florida destinations under $200 are perfect for the ultimate girls' trip!
Pick Oranges And Ride In A Monster Truck
Price: $8-29 for bags for the gem mine, $3 for petting zoo feed, $25 monster truck tour, $2 admission to u-pick grove.
Address: 5010 US Highway 27, Clermont, FL
Why You Need To Go: Showcase of Citrus is like a mini Florida-inspired theme park and there’s so much to do. You’ll seriously want to set aside an entire day to appreciate all the surprisingly cheap things this farm has to offer.
Climb aboard a massive monster truck and take a tour of the 2,500-acre plot, try your hand at their gem mine where you can sift for your own glimmering treasures, check out miniature ponies, zebras, kangaroos, and more at their petting zoo, and of course, visit the u-pick citrus grove for just $2.
Plan A Stay At Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Address: 1000 West Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL
Why You Need To Go: Coronado Springs makes for the perfect girls’ getaway. With rooms available for $200 and under, you can easily split the cost between your girlfriends and fully enjoy the massive pool with a 50-foot climbable Mayan pyramid, delectable spots to eat on-site, a luxurious spa, a lounge with fantastic views, and more.
Sip On Wine At Lakeridge Winery
Address: 19239 US-27, Clermont, FL
Why You Need To Go: What’s a girls’ getaway without some wine? At Lakeridge winery, you can take a complimentary tasting tour Monday through Sunday, and even try your hand (or foot?) at grape stomping during their two-day summer festival.
Cuddle With Wolves At Shy Wolf Sanctuary
Address: Located in Naples, FL — Directions will be emailed with reservation confirmation.
Why You Need To Go: What could be better than getting in touch with your wild side with your best friends at this wolf and wolfdog sanctuary?
Along with getting to physically interact with the wolves, you can visit the sanctuary’s other residents that include foxes, bobcats, panthers, and more. A $15 booking fee is required to reserve the two-hour tour, and you can make donations at the end.
Explore An Underwater World With Your BFFs
Address: 6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL
Why You Need To Go: Get in touch with your inner mermaid and explore an underwater world at Discovery Cove. Don a dive helmet and literally take a walk through the Grand Reef, surrounded by vibrant tropical fish, velvety rays, and even come eye-to-eye with sharks. The adventure is roughly 45 minutes long and ends with a fish feeding, with prices starting at $50.
Explore A Gorgeous National Park
Price: $180 for a day trip
Address: 100 Grinnell St., Key West, FL (Ferry terminal)
You and your friends can take an adventure of a lifetime — without ever having to leave Florida — and embark on a ferry or even a seaplane to reach the crystal clear waters, coral reefs, and ancient structure of the fort that still stands guard on the island. Swim and snorkel on the beaches, camp out overnight or tour the fort's ruins.
Go Camping In A Jungle Oasis
Price: $50 for a 2-3 seat canoe, $50 single person kayak, $60 for 2 seat kayak, $5 for camping per person per night.
Address: 5722 Baptist Camp Rd., Apopka, FL
Why You Need To Go: If you and your friends are more of the outdoorsy types, then you’ll definitely want to check out this amazing camping spot in Orlando.