14 Best Things To Do In Orange Park, Florida

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Encompassing an area of 13.7 square kilometers (5.3 square miles), Orange Park town is a bustling suburb of Jacksonville in the Clay County, Florida. Along with its gorgeous beaches and numerous attractions, Orange Park boasts a rich history and culture. There are golf courses, parks, and a shopping facility at the Orange Park Mall. Orange Park is also home to the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts. Throughout the year, Orange Park hosts and sponsors special events for all ages such as the Fourth of July celebration, the Annual Fall Arts and Music Festival, Farmers’ and Art’s Markets, visit by Santa Claus in December along with various other fun-filled activities for entertainment. Here are just some of the best things to do in and around Orange Park, Florida.

1. Just Smash It Rage Rooms

Have you ever been so angry, so mad, that you just wanted to smash something, break something, or worse? Located in Orange Park, Florida, Just Smash It Rage Rooms features designated rooms where people can break and smash stuff, all while not getting into trouble for doing so. This is happening in a controlled and safe environment where after you break things, and relieve your frustration and stress, you will not have to clean up after. Participants get to choose their weapons and pick out items they’d want to smash such as stereo equipment, printers, cups, TVs, and more.

Just Smash It Rage Rooms

Address: 1101 Blanding Blvd #108, Orange Park, FL 32065

Website: Just Smash It Rage Rooms

Opening hours: Mon, Wed & Thu: 3pm - 9pm; Fri: 3pm - 11pm; Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

2. Get Air Trampoline Park

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Get Air Trampoline Park in Orange Park, Florida, is an indoor trampoline park that offers a whole-lotta fun for both family and friends. Visitors can enjoy indulging in wall-to-wall trampolines, ninja obstacles, dodge ball, and so many more. Along with these, this destination is a great place for hosting birthday parties, team-building events, get-togethers, and more.

Get Air Trampoline Park

Address: 1564 Park Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073

Website: Get Air Trampoline Park

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 8pm; Fri: 10am -12am; Sat: 10am - 10pm

3. Grumpy's Restaurant

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

An American & Southern-style diner in Orange Park, Florida, Grumpy’s Restaurant is a down-to-earth, full-service restaurant that’s been in operation since 1999. The restaurant offers three-times meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Some of the best dishes to try here are Grumpy’s big breakfast, bacon, mushroom, and swiss cheeseburger, tossed green salad, and Grumpy’s meatloaf plate.

Grumpy's Restaurant

Address: 834 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073

Website: Grumpy’s Restaurant

Opening hours: 5:30am - 2pm (daily)

4. Natural Healing Day Spa

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Take a break and spend a whole day or half a day pampering yourselves at Natural Healing Day Spa in Orange Park, Florida. This spa gives you an experience that will take you into a zen mode, from head to toe. You’ll experience the rejuvenation of your mind, body, and soul. The spa offers therapeutic massages, skincare services, float therapy, spa packages, and other customized services at pocket-friendly rates.

Natural Healing Day Spa

Address: 2012 Smith St, Orange Park, FL 32073

Website: Natural Healing Day Spa

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 8pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 4pm

5. Skate Station Funworks Of Orange Park

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Skate Station Orange Park on Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Florida’s Orange Park may be a small town, but it offers a plethora of things to do for people of all ages. Visitors get to explore both the fun side, cultural side, and even the adventurous side of Orange Park. And Skate Station Funworks falls on the fun side that’s great for a group of friends and family. This fun space offers an arcade, skating rink, rock climbing, jumping, bouncing, go-karts, and so many, many more amazing activities.

Skate Station Funworks Of Orange Park

Address: 230 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL 32073

Website: Skate Station Funworks Of Orange Park

Opening hours: Tue: 6pm - 9:30pm; Wed: 2pm - 5pm; 6pm - 9pm; Thu: 6pm - 9pm; Fri: 7:30pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 11am - 2pm; 3pm - 6pm; 7pm - 10pm; Sun: 1pm - 5pm; 7:30pm - 11:30pm (closed on Mon)

6. Orange Park Farmers' & Arts Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Orange Park Farmer's & Arts Market on Sunday, January 17, 2021

Orange Park Farmers’ & Arts Market is voted the best farmers’ market in Northeast Florida. Held on the first and third Sunday of each month, this market sees plenty of vendors selling local produce, local honey, plants, birdhouses, pottery works, handmade crafts, and so many more items. Along with these, you also get to enjoy tasty food and live music. It’s definitely a fun thing to do in Orange Park with your friends and family.

Orange Park Farmers' & Arts Market

Address: 2042 Park Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073

Website: Orange Park Farmers’ & Arts Market

7. The Daq Shack

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Nestled in the heart of Orange Park, Florida, The Daq Shack is an upbeat bar and grill featuring karaoke nights, a liquor store, and hookah. The restaurant is known for serving spectacular dishes, along with one-of-a-kind drinks that go perfectly with the food offerings. While here, make sure to try crab boil popcorn, salmon bits, shrimp tacos, and wings.

The Daq Shack

Address: 1754 Wells Rd, Orange Park, FL 32073

Website: The Daq Shack

Opening hours: Wed - Thu: 4pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 2am; Sun: 4pm - 10pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

8. Black Creek Trail

A walk along Black Creek Trail

Posted by Joanna Sadler Berry on Monday, 6 February 2017

With numerous species of plants and trees plus a path down to the Black Creek, the Trail is good for walking, jogging, and biking. The trail has many paths it passes through a wooded area, comes out in a commercial area along a Wal-Mart and restaurants than an open area. You can cross the river and reach the Orange Park. At the main parking area, there are bathrooms and picnic tables. The trail is designed in a way that walkers enjoy a wonderful nature experience on the trail.

Black Creek Trail

Address: 7890 Highway 17, 32003 Orange Park, FL

Website: Black Creek Trail

9. Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts

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Posted by Thrasher-Horne Center on Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Thrasher-Horne Center is a nice theater with easy access, comfortable parking, and wonderful acoustics. The seating is angled up so that you can see the excellent performance of the artists from any seat in the house. The theater has a nice bar and drinks facility at reasonable rates. Cokes and water are cheap and with a lid, on your drink, you can take it into the Theatre.

Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts

Address: 283 College Drive, 32065 Orange Park, FL

Website: Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts

10. On Target Sports

Posted by On Target Sports on Thursday, 14 January 2016

The state-of-the-art indoor shooting range and retail firearms facility is North Florida’s only full tactical-capable indoor training facility. The primary attraction is computer touch screen controlled Meggitt XWT target retrieval system that allows virtually limitless shooting scenarios. It makes targets run toward you or turn a full 360 degrees for more realistic ‘Good Guy/Bad Guy’ training situations. The spacious lounge is beautifully designed to observe shooters in the range through large safety observation windows in a relaxed manner.

On Target Sports

Address: 2000 Wells Pond Ct, 32073 Orange Park, FL

Website: On Target Sports

11. Eagle Harbor Golf Club

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Posted by Hampton Golf on Wednesday, 20 April 2011

This is one of the best golf clubs laced with beautiful grounds, gorgeous outside seating area and great food opportunity at Talons restaurant. With a good variety of holes, the golf course is good for all levels of play. It is a good one for kid’s lessons and playing. Most members are gracious and helpful with kids. It is a great place to watch a game, have a fabulous dinner, shrimp on Thursday or enjoy one of their nightly specials.

Eagle Harbor Golf Club

Address: 2217 Eagle Harbor Pkwy, 32073 Orange Park, FL

Website: Eagle Harbor Golf Club

12. The Clarke House Park

Posted by Denelle de la Torre on Saturday, 24 October 2015

The park has everything for all ages. There are pavilions for picnics or parties, wooden play features, fresh water fountain, swings, bright colored gym-sets, vending machine and entry gate resembling a fort. The sandbox area (including toys) with all kinds of kid delights such as pirate wheels, a string of chimes/bells; overhead wooden mazes with several slides, volleyball sand court and nature trails towards the rear with a pond further adds to be the beauty of the park. Although it’s on busy Kingsley Road in Orange Park, this park is ideal for birthday parties as it’s fenced in and the kids can play and run without any concern. The Clarke House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is just beyond the playground stands.

The Clarke House Park

Address: 1039 Kingsley Ave, 32073 Orange Park, FL

Website: The Clarke House Park

13. Bealls Outlet Stores Orange Park

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Posted by Bealls Inc. on Monday, 12 June 2017

Designed to serve customers of all ages, the striking feature of the Bealls Outlet is it offers brand name accessories and apparels for the entire family at up to 70 percent off department store price. The store has shoes, home furnishings, gifts, toys, and more. Its charm is such that once someone visits, they come back for a repeat purchase.

Bealls Outlet Stores Orange Park

Address: 950 Blanding Blvd, 32065 Orange Park, FL

Website: Bealls Outlet Stores Orange Park

14. Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Posted by Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens on Friday, 9 June 2017

This is a nice zoo and worth taking the time to see it. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. The zoo continues to add things every year.

There are many animals at close range in natural settings. Animals are well fed and kept in a clean environment. Employees are friendly.

There are plenty of places to eat and get drinks. If you are looking to take a break the 3D/4D shows are entertaining. The beautiful life like/size statues of the elephants, alligator, and gorilla provide a perfect background for a photo opportunity.

Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Address: 370 Zoo Pkwy, 32218 Jacksonville, FL

Website: Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Rich history and culture

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The bustling suburb of Jacksonville Orange Park boasts a rich history and culture. Along with its gorgeous beaches and numerous attractions the city enthrall the visitors with its special events and fun-filled activities for entertainment.through the year.

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