Did you know that there are several natural Florida Springs not far from Jacksonville? You can hop in the car and spend the day swimming, snorkeling, and keeping cool? Whether you’re looking for mermaids and want to do a little kayaking or just splash around in a clear, cool swimming hole, we’ve got a round-up […]
Our beautiful Florida springs are the perfect spot for a day trip during the hot summer months. You can kayak, canoe, snorkel and swim.
Plan to arrive early because many of these springs get crowded when the weather heats up. Florida Springs stay 72 degrees all year round meaning that the water will feel cool during the summer.
During the winter months manatees flock to the warm water. You can plan a day trip and view sometimes hundreds of manatees huddled together, trying to stay warm. There’s something for all nature lovers when you make a visit to a spring.
When the weather is scorching hot, the pool water is lukewarm and even the ocean water just isn’t refreshing, we are so lucky to have the consistently cool 72 degree springs sprinkled all around us. A lesser known spring just under two hours from Jacksonville, in High Springs, Florida is Poe Springs County Park. Nestled
The newest Florida State Park is Ruth B. Kirby Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park. It’s located 20 miles northwest of Gainesville, just under a two hour drive from Jacksonville. While it is the newest Florida State Park, the clear springs have long been a swimming destination for locals as a privately owned park until 2017
Lazy River Fun in North Florida: Discovering the Best Natural Springs and Water Parks for a Relaxing Float
Let’s face it, summers in Jacksonville are hot! While we love that there are some great splash pads around town to cool off, sometimes you want to just relax and float along in some cool waters. Lucky for us, there are quite a few lazy river options when it comes to keeping cool in North
Did you know you can snorkel and swim with manatees at Crystal River, just a short drive from Jacksonville? On the west coast of Florida sits the manatee capital of the world. In the winter these gentle giants flock to our springs where the water is a warm 72 degrees year round. There are lots
While the ocean waters may turn cold in the winter, our Florida springs maintain 72 degrees all year long. Because of the warm water, manatees from all over are attracted to the springs. If you’re wondering where to see manatees, there are several great spots that are just a short drive from Jacksonville and there