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.
My family has a long list of Florida springs we want to visit. We also have a shortlist of springs we keep returning to because we love them so much. Weeki Wachee Springs is one of those springs on the shortlist. Since we first made the trip four summers ago we have returned every summer since. Read
Looking for a guaranteed manatee sighting? Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is just the place! Located along Florida’s Nature Coast this state park is absolutely worth a visit. Homosassa Springs State Park serves as a rehabilitation and refuge center for injured manatees as well as other Florida wildlife. It’s on of our favorite parks to
Alexander Springs Recreation Area is located in the Ocala National Forest and has everything a family needs for a day of fun in the sun. There are hiking trails, swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, picnicking, and more waiting to be explored. It’s the perfect spot for a summer day trip from Jacksonville. Alexander Springs is a Spectacular First Magnitude