Silver Springs State Park - The park contains extensive trails where you can hike, ride a bike, paddle up the river or saddle up a horse. The Silver River is a glorious wild place filled with spectacular beauty and wildlife. Enjoy all the natural sights and sounds of the Silver River and experience wild Florida as it was years ago. Silver Springs is just minutes from Ben's Hitching Post Campground, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the area's highlights.
Appleton Museum - One of the South's premier art repositories and education centers, The Appleton Museum was originally built to display and preserve the collection of Arthur I. The Appleton Museum now hosts traveling exhibitions, educational programs, and cultural events. The recently opened Edith-Marie Appleton Wing houses a two-story exhibition gallery, and art library, workshop, and conference rooms. National and renowned artists include Nina Akuma, Daniel Graves, Malcom Harlow, and Mark Tennant, just to name a few. The permanent collection includes African, American, Asian, and contemporary artwork, as well as special pieces from Islamic and Pre-Columbian civilizations. The Appleton Museum is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm, closed only on Christmas and New Year's Day. The museum is located in Ocala, a short drive from Ben's Hitching Post Campground.
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