Explore Ocala By Map

Explore Ocala, horse capital of the world!

Looking for a restaurant, an attraction, a medical facility or anything else nearby? Follow these easy steps to find a list of choices, most with relevant information and reviews:

Looking for something in particular? Customize The Map!

  1.  Click on any map marker and select “view on Google maps”.
  2. On the next screen, click the “Nearby” button. Three options will appear, “restaurants”, “hotels” and “bars & pubs”. 
  3. Select one or type an alternate category or business name in the address bar. Then watch a list of informative options pop up!

Get Your Business Noticed On Google Maps

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Is your business on Google Maps? If it isn’t, then add it here. Follow the instructions above to get to the next map. There, in the top left hand corner, you will find a simple hamburger menu. Click on it, scan down to the “add your business” option and submit your information.

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Explore Ocala, a great town to call home!

Ocala is a rapidly growing metropolitan area in North Central Florida. Many choose to settle here because of our reputation as the “Horse Capital of the World”. This title is reflective of a bucolic countryside of rolling hills and pastures dotted with innovative horse farms. Of course, these enterprises are famous for breeding and training almost every equine species known to man. We also excitingly note that Ocala’s thoroughbreds represent us with distinction in the Triple Crown races every year. As an outstanding example, Triple Crown champion Affirmed, was foaled and trained here. Additionally, the opening of Ocala’s Word Equestrian Center is a game changer. It will make Ocala a global attraction. As a result, the local economy will flourish and grow exponentially over the next decade. With this growth will come an ever expanding array of dining, recreational and entertainment options.

The area is also becoming a center for the arts. Of course, the College of Central Florida Theater, the Central Florida Symphony and the Ocala Civic Theater lead the way. Additionally, the Brick City Center for the Arts Improv Troupe and the Marion Ballet Theater offer stimulating performances year around. However, we saved the best for last. The Appleton Museum of Art truly put Ocala’s art scene on the map. Its galleries boast outstanding collections of masterworks and ancient artifacts.

Ocala Lifestyle Choices


But our city caters to more that just equestrian pursuits. We offer amazing lifestyle choices for golf enthusiasts, tennis aficionados and lovers of innumerable other activities. For example, there are neighborhoods sure to delight the rich and famous. Additionally, homes designed to please seekers of an active, but economical adult lifestyle and many others are offered as well.

Nature lovers will also find this area to be a Mecca of amazing choices. However, the most versatile of these is clearly the grand Ocala National forest. Spreading many miles north and south of our city, the forest features beautiful landscapes, lakes and natural springs.  Whether you rent a cabin or merely seek a day’s adventure, you will enjoy the many ways to enjoy nature here. The lakes offer amazing fresh water fishing adventures. Nature trails present a wonderful way to get some fresh air, while learning to appreciate Florida’s flora and fauna. Additionally, picnic grounds offer a wonderful opportunity to barbecue and enjoy a more leisurely way to commune with nature.

 Therefore, take some time explore Ocala. You will surely appreciate the dream fulfilling lifestyle choices you’ll find here.

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