You simply must go for Tsala Apopka Lake. Why don't you take the little ones to Manatee Lanes during your stay at Tsala Apopka Lake. While you're here at Tsala Apopka Lake and you want to take a horse ride, you can go to Happy Tree Boarding Farm. Do schedule some time to have a look at Point Lonesome next to Tsala Apopka Lake if you have a chance. A good nearby hotel is Holiday Inn Express & Suites INVERNESS,
and you'll meet a lot of people from Hernando here. There's so much to do here at Tsala Apopka Lake that you need to camp here for a while, Cove Campground is a great site for that.