People often ask about fun things to do in Stark Fl. Florida being Florida, there’s always something fun nearby to do or see! We hope the short list below will serve as a quick guide to some of the more popular, local favorites. We look forward to being your North Central Florida base camp and helping you to discover all the area has to offer.
Things to Do in Stark FL
Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park: A fascinating military museum complete with monuments, exhibits, and military vehicles. The museum and memorial park are located just outside the main gate of the still active National Guard Installation. The building is surrounded by armaments from World War II, including 2 Half-Tracks and a M4 Sherman Tank. Inside, exhibits include artifacts, photographs, weaponry, uniforms, a dog-tag machine and even an entire military Jeep. One exhibit explores the lives of German prisoners held here during WWII. Today Camp Blanding is a joint training site for the National Guard, Reserve, and active duty troops. Read more.
Florida Twin Theatre: Originally opened in 1941, this small, renovated theater offers first run movies in a historic theater. This small theater makes you feel welcome from the time you arrive. From the ticket booth to the concession stand, the prices are lower than most we’ve seen and the staff is friendly and helpful. Visit their Website for showtimes.
Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park: Florida’s premier action sports facility that offers driver training programs, an outdoor event facility, 14 miles of gravel, dirt, sand, tarmac rally tracks, trails, and road courses. There are even ATV training courses, plus a 6,000 square foot race and tuning shop! The FIRM also offers 2 student classrooms, private garages, storage, and a shooting center with four firing ranges. Read more.
The Shoppes at Thompson Street: A unique collection of shopping and services offering an eclectic and relaxing atmosphere. You’ll find vintage, art, curiosities, jewelry, antiques, essential oils, crystals, and more. The Shoppes at Thompson St. is an amazing little retreat and one of Starke’s best kept secrets. You’ll leave The Shoppes happy, energized, and most likely with a treasure or two to remember your visit to Starke by. Read More.
Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation Gainesville: Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation is a popular North Central Florida exotic animal refuge that houses more than 70 rescued animals including: lions, caracals, hyenas, tortoise, cheetahs, rhinos, warthogs and foxes. The animals enjoy thoughtful, spacious, and more natural enclosures. Read More
Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum: An aviation enthusiast’s wonderland of historic aircraft, space program artifacts, and military vehicles. Anyone with a fascination for aviation or military vehicles should visit Wings of Dreams with its varied collection of vintage military vehicles and planes plus space program artifacts, uniforms and exhibits. Read More
Stark FL Lodging
With so many things to do in Stark Fl you’ll need a quiet base camp to call home. Hampton Lake Bed and Breakfast offers wonderful, Florida lake front lodging to Central Florida travelers. Breakfast each morning is included and will get you ready for a day of exploring all Stark and Central Florida have to offer.