Crystal River

On Florida’s central west coast, Crystal River is known for being one of Florida’s best areas to view manatees during the winter months. Numerous tours that offer swimming with the manatee experiences are also popular in the area during the winter.

Crystal River is also known for its abundant outdoor recreational opportunities such as boating, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, biking, swimming, and hiking.

Tampa International Airport is approximately one hour and 25 minutes south of Crystal River.