Here we list some of our favorite things to do in the area with a description to get you pumped up for your vacation! Don't forget the sunscreen!
Florida Caverns State Park - This gorgeous, natural Florida Caverns offers a cave tour that will keep you in amazement, a beautiful hiking trail, canoeing on the Chipola River, a complimentary museum, and more! Plan out an entire day here to really enjoy everything this state park has to offer.
Seacrest Wolf Preserve - Yes, that's right! Wolves! Have an experience unlike any other while meeting and interacting with friendly wolves. But that's not it, the preserve also has an animal pen with foxes, groundhogs, and skunks. This unique opportunity is also an all day event.
Falling Waters State Park - Walk the Sink Hole Trail and be greeted with Florida's highest waterfall! See Falling Water's Sink, a 100-foot deep, 20-foot wide cylindrical pit into which flows a small stream that drops 73 feet to the bottom of the sink. The water's final destination still remains a mystery. Have a family picnic, dance in the butterfly garden, and dip into the lake at this wonderful state park.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park - Enjoy the view of beautiful 25 feet tall dunes as you fish from the freshwater shoreline or walk the shore of the pristine beach this state park has to offer. This is a bird lover's and a hikers paradise. You'll have so much fun swimming the ocean and biking the paths. This is a great place to watch the sun go down.
Dothan Area Botanical Gardens - This is one for the nature lovers. It's a perfect day out for those who love the view of cultivated gardens, nature trails, and undeveloped, wooded landscape. See the very best of nature with a friend or a spouse and enjoy Earth's gifts.
Fun in the Sun Attractions
ZooWorld - ZooWorld is home to over 260 animals including exotic and endangered species. ZooWorld offers everyone the opportunity to view many animals up close in a lush tropical setting. Educational opportunities for the whole family are provided by their informational signs and animal encounters.
Flippers Dolphin Tours - Go on a two hour dolphin tour by boat or jet ski! This amazing experience is complete with the opportunity to snorkel and swim with the friendly dolphins you'll meet! Getting up close and personal with sea life will be an experience you'll never forget.
Snorkel Tours - Explore the nature of Shell Island. What better way to enjoy Florida's amazing beaches then to get down with the wildlife? Have a blast snorkeling and free diving abundant shell areas, shipwrecks, shallow or deep waters, sea grass beds, and more!