Attractions in Dade City

Big fun beyond the park

Centrally-located Dade City Resort is just minutes away from everything you want to see and do. So hop in the car and head out for recreation and fascinating fun!

Scotland Yards Golf

If your retirement dream involves spending sunny days playing golf under the palm trees, your vision will come true when you play 18 holes at Scotland Yards Golf Course. Reminiscent of traditional Scottish and English courses, but with tropical landscaping, the course offers memberships and a restaurant.

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Pioneer Florida Museum & Village

Adjacent to Little Everglades Ranch, the Museum specializes in re-creating the lives of Old Florida Pioneers. See more than a dozen buildings filled with authentic tools, furnishings, pictures, an old blacksmith shop, and other displays. The Museum is wheelchair accessible.

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Joy-Lan Drive-In Movie Theater & Swap Shop

For 74 years, the Joy-Lan has been showing double features of first-run movies 5 nights a week. Listen to the show on your car’s FM radio or rent a speaker. Your leashed dog is welcome. Snack bar and cold drinks too!

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Giraffe Ranch

Set on 47 acres of wilderness area, the Giraffe Ranch offers 5 kinds of safari-tours to see camels, rhinos, Brazilian tapirs, pygmy hippos, and, of course, giraffes. Tours are by internet reservation only.

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Dog-Mania & Cats

The largest pet boutique and pet-lovers gift shop in the area offers toys, leashes, carriers, collars, and tennis balls galore! C’mon in and shop for your fur baby.

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Dade City Brew House

More than a dozen beers, brewed in house, are on tap every day. Enjoy live music and trivia nights at dog-friendly Dade City Brew House.

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The Beach

The closest beach is Robert J Strickland Memorial Park, also known as Hudson Beach. It’s less than 30 miles away and is a favorite for swimming, dining, live music, kayaking, boating, and viewing the gorgeous sunsets. Grab your swimsuit and sunglasses!

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Kumquat Festival

Dade City’s unique Annual Kumquat Festival happens every year in January. The festival features live music, arts & crafts vendors, food & drink booths, Kids Corral, a Quilt Show, the Car & Truck Show, and a taste of Kumquat Pie! Yummy!

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Hungry? Plenty of Restaurants in Dade City

Try seafood, Mexican, classic American fare, BBQ, pizza, Asian cuisine, Southern favorites, breakfast restaurants, and many others.

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Two Great Ways to Experience
Dade City Resort

Book an RV Vacation Own or Rent a Manufactured Home