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Celebrate Father's Day at one of your favorite local attractions

Show dad you love him and all he does for you during the year.
Dinosaur World, used with permission

If you're looking for something fun to do with Dad on Father's day, there are several Florida attractions that are offering free or reduced admission for father's when their children pay. These amazing attractions are fun to visit any day of the year, but even more fun when you don't have to pay full price!

On Sunday, June 15, you can invite Dad on an adventure and he gets in FREE with one paid day package of equal value at Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation located in the Florida Everglades. Swamp Buggy Eco-Tours and Airboat Rides depart daily through 2200 acres of untamed Everglades with abundant native and exotic wildlife. Enjoy a venomous Snake Show, Swamp Critter Show, animal & reptile exhibits, boardwalk nature trail, dine in the Swamp Water Café and shop for souvenirs. Bring the whole family and experience the heart of the Florida Everglades like a Billie Swamp Safari.

To get there, you can take I-75 (Alligator Alley) to Exit 49, and go north 19 miles to park entrance. For more information about Billie Swamp Safari, call 1-800-GO-SAFARI or email the park.

Travel a bit further north to the beautiful city of Tampa, and Fathers will receive free general admission to MOSI with the purchase of a child’s admission. Have a family fun-filled adventure by braving extreme weather conditions in Disasterville, traveling to the moon with Mission: Moonbase, and catching an IMAX film all in one day.

Both dad and child(ren) must be present at time of purchase. This offer excludes special engagement films, events and Sky Trail Ropes Course & Zip Line. Other restrictions may apply. Must mention offer.

With a total size of more than 400,000 square feet, MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States . Learn through play inside Kids In Charge! the largest Children’s Science Center in the nation. Conquer your fears on MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course, featuring 35 elements on a 12 – 36-foot-high, multilevel structure, or soar 700 feet on the Sky Trail Zip Line. Budding inventors can engineer anything imaginable and hold it in the palm of their hand in MOSI’s new technology playground and inventor’s studio, Idea Zone, and preschoolers can experiment with friction and collision physics in Slippery Science, a PNC Passport to Science – Grow Up Great Initiative. MOSI is the proud winner of the 2009 National Medal for Museums by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the nation’s highest honor for museums.

Between Orlando and Tampa lies the sleepy village of Plant City. Known for it;s amazing strawberries, the city is also the home of Dinosaur World, where some of the largest creatures ever to inhabit the Earth still loom large over the swamp and grassland of this quaint roadside attraction. On Father's Day, you can learn that "RAWR!" means "I LOVE YOU!" in dinosaur, where Dad gets in free with a fully paid child's admission Sunday, June 15, 2014!

This list barely touches the tip of the iceberg of all the various discounts offered by local themed attractions on Father's Day. If you know of any others that should be publicized, please list them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

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