Below are a few things to enjoy while in Desoto county, Florida. Also, there are lots of antique stores.
Nav-A-Gator offers a true, old Florida experience from airboat tours, marina, live entertainment, and a resturant. Visiting the Nav-A-Gator is a great way to entertain friends and family. Great food, live music, fun and games… all on the Peace River.
Learn more: nav-a-gator.com
The Arcadia Opera House
The Arcadia Opera House, built in 1906, is a museum and enormous antique shop. It houses an amazing collection of historical items and the theater is in near original condition. Several paranormal investigations have taken place there and the Opera House is a well know haunted location.
Visit the opera house: facebook.com/OperaHouseArcadia
Lions, Tigers, & Bears Inc.
Our mission is to provide a permanent loving home to unwanted exotic pets, non-releaseable wildlife, and endangered species. We are also a rehab facility for injured and orphaned native wildlife. Lions, Tigers and Bears Inc. believes that education about animals and their connection to the environment are the keys to conservation and the future of the world.
Learn more about the animals: lionstigersandbears.us.com
Arcadia RodeoKnown as “The Granddaddy of ‘Em All” the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo is drawing top athletes from all over the nation to compete in events such as Bareback Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, and more. While maintaining its authentic cowboy roots, the Mosaic Arena and event venue plays host to Monster Jam, concerts and so many others.
Put on your cowboy hat: arcadiarodeo.com
Seminole Winds Airboat Tours
Air boat tours, see giant gators, see wildlife, do some birdwatching, bow fishing and MUCH more.
Set out on your tour: seminolewindairboattours.com
Fossill ExpeditionWalk-in or kayak trips. Shark, Mammal and reptile fossils.
Find a fossil: fossilexpeditions.com