DESTINATIONS
Distance

Gainesville
Field Trips

Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County. It serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the north central Florida region. It is known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings.

Dudley Farm Historic State Park

Dudley Farm is a living history 1880’s farm where visitors get a taste of life during that period, as staff, in period clothing, perform daily chores, raising crops, and tending to livestock.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family FLORIDA
Gainesville
TEL - 352-472-1142
Read More

Florida Museum of Natural History

The Florida Museum of Natural History has rotating featured exhibits, eight permanent exhibits including the Butterfly Rainforest and several outside areas to discover!

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family FLORIDA
Gainesville
TEL - 352-846-2000

Harn Museum of Art

Explore the Barn Museum of Art’s more than 11,300 African, Asian, modern, and contemporary art objects, including Ancient American and oceanic art. While at the museum, groups can select to take a themed tour.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool FLORIDA
Gainesville
TEL - 352-392-9826

Historic Haile Homestead

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique for its “Talking Walls” where the Haile family wrote over 12,500 words in almost every room and closet! Learn about the enslaved laborers and freedmen whose stories are intertwined.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family FLORIDA
Gainesville
TEL - 352-336-9096

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

The Kanapaha Botanical Gardens has 24 major collections including the state’s largest public display of bamboos and the largest herb garden in the Southeast.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family FLORIDA
Gainesville
TEL - 352-372-4981

Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center is one of the last remaining examples of fire-dependent longleaf pine woodlands in the area. More than six miles of trails wind and cultural history programs.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family FLORIDA
Gainesville
TEL - 352-334-3326

e-newsletter

Sign up and receive information on discounts and grants for field trips in your area.