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.
Living in Jacksonville, we are lucky to be so close to so many amazing places and gorgeous state parks. One of our favorites winter day trips from Jacksonville is Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, FL near Orlando. Why visit Blue Springs State Park this winter you ask? Because during the colder months hundreds …
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