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Ocala Florida is central to the major metropolitan cities of Tampa, Orlando, Gainesville, and Daytona. Driving time to these cities is from 1 to 1.5 hours. International airports are located in Tampa and Orlando. Ocala is known as the “Horse Capitol of the World”. Ocala’s breathtaking horse farms with their rolling hills of green pasture spotted with horses and majestic oaks can be seen throughout the county. People from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, and the East Coast love Ocala because of its rolling hills, variety of trees, and our seasons. Ocala does have a spring, summer, and fall.
Marion County Florida is about equal distance from the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, which makes an ideal day trip to the beach. If you enjoy the sport of fishing there is no place like Florida. Salt water fishing and freshwater fishing is at your fingertips throughout the state. If you have never tried scalloping than grab your bucket and snorkel and head to the Gulf of Mexico for a day of fun. You will bring home the sweetest scallops you ever tasted.
Marion County’s water supply comes from the Florida aquifer and it’s one of the most productive aquifers in the world. Taking a cruise vacation to the Caribbean is just an hour and half away at the port of Tampa. If you like to play poker or try your luck on the one arm bandits Tampa Hard Rock Casino is one of the best in the country.
Ocala Florida offers a diversity of shopping throughout the county from boutiques to popular anchor stores, outlet stores, shopping centers and Ocala’s two malls. Ready to grab a bite to eat! Variety in dining is what makes Ocala’s restaurant choices unique. There are restaurants out there for everyone, from old fashion drive inns, buffets, steakhouses, barbeques, and just about any kind of food you can think of.
Marion County has 52 public schools and seven private schools for children. Ocala’s graduate schools are the College of Central Florida, Webster College, and Rassmussen College. Major universities close by are the University of Florida, Gainesville; University of Central Florida, Orlando; University of South Florida, Tampa.
Marion County’s major health care providers are Monroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala Regional Medical Center, and West Marion Community Hospital. The table below shows the weather lows and highs throughout the year for Ocala Florida.
Thinking about buying or selling a home in one of Ocala Florida’s retirement communities? Dawn Rupersburg specializes in selling homes and finding homes for buyers in Ocala and Summerfield Florida retirement communities .
Interested in working with Dawn Rupersburg to sell or buy a home in one of Ocala’s Retirement communities? Dawn has been a full-time Realtor since 2005, is a Certified Residential Specialist and is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative. Credentials, experience, education, and a true caring honest attitude toward a client matter when choosing a Realtor. Services provided by individual Realtors will be different and it’s a great idea to interview a few so you know what to expect.
Living Here in Ocala Florida – Marion County Florida Guides
Visitor’s Guide for Ocala Florida is packed with information and maps of the area.
Sports Guide For Ocala Florida – Marion County Florida Marion County Florida Golf Courses, Equine Facilities, Fishing Lakes, Pools, Tennis, Racket Ball you name it it’s in the guide
Medical Guide Ocala Florida – Ocala Florida Medical Directory 2015 – Physicians, Surgeons, Chiropractors,Dentists, Emergency Numbers, Counselors, Health Care providers, Equipment and Supplies