Compelling Stories from Florida's Natural Wonder


Countless stories can be found in the gently sloping pastures, world-renowned springs, vast forests and friendly people of our quaint communities. This portion of our site will share just a few of them with you, but the best way to discover a splendid story is to come experience the decidedly different pace of this peaceful place for yourself!

Media Visit Request Form

    If you are a member of the media, looking for assistance in travel for a story, please fill out the form below. To best assist you, we kindly ask for at least one month lead time for a planned visit. Each request is evaluated individually. If you have any questions, please feel to reach out to our media team.

Please note that the destination cannot provide travel reimbursement. Based on the request and visitor occupancy during the requested dates, the destination will review each request and if able to accommodate it, will determine if a complimentary or media-rate stay and/or attractions fee can be offered. Ocala/Marion County VCB cannot guarantee acceptance of all requests.

Jessica Heller