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We want you to not only have a great experience at the show but also a wonderful experience in Marion County. Below you will find all of the best accommodations, activities and restaurants The Horse Capital of the World has to offer. 

Ocala - Marion county

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Equus Inn

$75 King / $79 Double Queen

The remodeled Equus Inn in Ocala, Florida, is the only Equine Themed, Vintage Boutique Hotel. We’ve reimagined Equus’ 152 rooms to encompass rich equine history, lasting comfort, and modern conveniences.

Please call for the Grandview Invitational rate.

Sleep Inn & Suites Ocala - Belleview

$109 per night

Clean, modern hotel with free Wi-Fi & a buffet-style breakfast, plus a heated outdoor pool. Closest Hotel to the Florida Horse Park at a reasonable price. Located at exit 341 on I-75.

Please call or click the below link for the special Grandview Invitational rate.

Best Western Ocala Park Centre

$99 per night

Looking for clean, comfortable, and affordable accommodations? This newly renovated property has a large outdoor patio that includes an outdoor saltwater pool, hot tub, fire pit, and corn hole. The Full Hot breakfast buffet each morning is included in the rate. Located off I-75 / HWY 200, only 15 minutes from World Equestrian Center and The Florida Horse Park.

Please call or click the below link for the special Grandview Invitational rate.

Comfort Suites North Ocala

$124 per night

This all-suite hotel is located only 10 minutes from the World Equestrian Center and 25 Minutes from the Florida Horse Park. Located off I-75/Hwy 27, this Choice Brand hotel has great amenities such as complimentary breakfast each morning, laundry facilities, complimentary truck parking, complimentary truck parking, and Microwaves and refrigerators in each room.


Please call or click the below link for the special Grandview Invitational rate.​

Springhill Suites by Marriott Ocala

$129 per night

This brand new beautiful hotel has all of the latest amenities Marriott is known to offer. The Indoor Saltwater pool, Beer and Wine bar on the weekends, 24-hour coffee station, & hot made to order breakfast. Located at 4100 SW 40th St Ocala, Florida 34474. Only 15 minutes from Florida Horse Park and the World Equestrian Center.

Please call or click the below link for the special Grandview Invitational rate.

Award Winning


The Mojo Grill & Catering Co. of Belleview

Lively choice for Cajun, Cuban & American fare, including sandwiches, burgers, wings & tacos. Offering live music and flavorful cocktails. Located in the heart of Belleview on 301 and just a few minutes drive from the Florida Horse Park.

Sky Fine Dining - Atop the Holiday Inn & Suites

Winner of Ocala’s “The Best Restaurant” six years in a row; featuring surf and turf and Asian fusion cuisine. Serving dinner nightly. Full wine menu and cocktail bar. Located on the top floor of the Holiday Inn & Suites.

Fun & Exciting


Grandview Clydesdale Farm Tours

Florida’s Premiere Clydesdale Farm & Tours. Enjoy a 2 hour guided tour of the Grandview Clydesdales operation. Get up close and personal with one of the most award-winning Clydesdale farms in the world and not to mention one of the most famous breeds of horse in the world; the Clydesdale!

Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway

This 110-mile corridor offers recreation for all ages. Enjoy hiking, fishing, camping, kayaking, canoeing, boating, cycling and horseback riding throughout this beautiful greenway that encompasses diverse habitats.

The Canyons Zip Line and Canopy Tours

Towering cliffs, sparkling lakes, old growth oak trees, massive canyons… and zip lines running through it all!  You won’t find this terrain anywhere but at The Canyons Zip Line & Canopy Tours.  Just a short drive from the Florida Horse Park.

Silver Springs State Park Marion County Florida

Known for its world-famous glass bottom boats, Silver Springs State Park – home to one of the world’s largest artesian springs – has been a popular natural landmark since the 1870s. Open year round, seven days a week.

Appleton Museum of Art Ocala Florida

This leading cultural center is housed in an award-winning classical architecture building featuring Italian travertine marble throughout. The museum houses nearly 18,000 pieces of art and artifacts from around Florida and the world. 

Ocala Civic Theatre Marion County Florida

Featuring a series of live theatrical performances, the Ocala Civic Theatre has been entertaining audiences for nearly six decades. Call the box office upcoming shows and times. Just a 20 min drive from Florida Horse Park. 

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