History of The Grand Oaks

Every Day, a New Chapter

Renowned philanthropist, civic leader and Paychex, Inc. founder Tom Golisano purchased The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort in 2011. Following his vision, this celebrated 400+ acre property now features more amenities than ever as the gracious Grand Oaks Resort.

Whether you envision an adventurous getaway immersed in equine activities, igniting your competitive nature by honing your riding  skills, or a relaxing retreat, your visit to Grand Oaks Resort can be anything your heart desires.

Celebrate life while exploring spectacular settings on horseback, enjoy romantic experiences upon one of our many world renowned antique horse drawn carriages and revel in the comfort of one of our 26 cottages and homes. Whatever you’re looking for, Grand Oaks Resort is the ideal venue for equestrian, corporate and private events.