Nature Activities

Today we explored another one of the springs in Central Florida. We decided to go to Salt Springs Recreation Area, located in the Ocala National Forest. From where I live it is around 1 hour and 15 minutes away. It's located in area where there are numerous springs, some of... Read more →


Our family lives in the Daytona Beach area, but we planned out a three day trip to check out springs on the Gulf side. We spent three days going to springs in Florida's Nature Coast. What a great time! The first day we went to Fanning Springs, the second day... Read more →


Today we spent time at Manatee Springs State Park, located in Chiefland. We are on a trip, where we are doing three springs in three days. Staying the night at the Days Inn, we paid $100 for two nights, and we are within minutes of both Manatee Springs and Fanning... Read more →


Today we spent seven hours at Fanning Springs State Park. What a great day it was! Fanning Springs State Park is located in Fanning Springs, which is about 10 minutes from Chiefland. We rented a hotel room at the Days Inn (very affordable, minutes from a couple of springs, and... Read more →


Today we spent the day at Wekiwa Springs State Park, located in Apopka, Florida. When we arrived at the spring, at 9:30 am it was not busy at all. This is because it was a Wednesday morning. I imagine the weekends would be packed all day long. Up until around... Read more →