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Recent Florida North Central reviews

  • Cozy Cottage

    "My husband and I have stayed at the Maple Cottage twice this past fall. Beautiful area of Tallahassee with an easy drive into the city. The owners were very friendly and easy to accommodate and answer questions. We were close enough to visit Havana, FL and Thomasville, GA to explore the many great shops.. The cottage is nicely furnished and has a completely stocked kitchen and two porches to have some coffee and watch the birds. We will return to this little slice of Heaven!"
    Guest: Diane Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: November 23, 2013
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  • Wonderful Evening and a Good Find

    "We enjoyed our evening and it was great to have a place that would let us have the house for one night. I totally recommend it."
    Guest: Amy Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 4, 2014
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  • FABULOUS ACCOMODATIONS!

    "My family absolutely LOVED this lakehouse. From the owner to the beautiful house & view. We HIGHLY recommend this beautiful rental!! Look forward to returning. :)"
    Guest: Dawn G. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: November 17, 2013
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  • Perfect Birthday Anniversary Celebration

    "Our family went to celebrate our mother's 71st birthday and our parent's 51st wedding anniversary. It was more perfect than we expected! Plenty of room for all of us! From the porch overlooking the river, the fire pit where we roasted smores, and the bell that our sweet little children loved to ring- it was a piece of heaven on the river. We were able to load the boat right from the property and enjoy the dock where we fished and relaxed. We were a short boat ride to Rock Bluff Springs which the kids loved swimming, fishing, and lots of laughing! We will be planning our next river trip soon~ Absolutely perfect! Thank you John and Mary for a lovely home to enjoy our celebrations! We most definitely will be back."
    Guest: MPC Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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Florida North Central Travel Tips

North Florida Vacation Rentals Provide Plenty of Fun

North Florida is less well-known than the Panhandle and the beaches further south in Florida but it is a charming area with rolling hills, horse farms and small coastal communities. Popular during the winter with snowbirds and retirees, the area has plenty to see and do and most places are within a 90-minute pleasant drive of either coast.

Staying in North Florida Vacation Rentals

Renting a North Florida vacation home is the perfect way to enjoy a relaxed, do-as-you-please vacation. Homes are comfortably furnished and equipped to a high standard with dishwashers, full-size refrigerators, microwave and washer/dryer. With a dining area, living area with TV, and as many bedrooms and bathrooms as you choose, there is plenty of space for even the largest family to spread out. Whether you are looking for a condo, cabin or beach house, the choice of vacation rentals is extensive. Added amenities include hot tubs, swimming pools, games rooms, bicycles and more, depending upon each individual unit. You can choose one that completely suits your needs.

Things to do in North Florida

North Central Florida has a host of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages. The small towns offer shopping, sightseeing, museums, theaters, antiquing, architecture and historical sites. The many lakes, rivers and natural springs are great places for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, bird-watching and boating. The national forests and state parks in the area provide wildlife viewing, hiking, biking and hunting opportunities. With seasonal festivals and local events in the area, visitors can be as busy as they wish. Alternatively, North Florida is the perfect place to chill out and do nothing at all.

Places to Visit From North Florida Condos

The university city of Gainesville is a beautiful city to explore. The historic downtown area has some interesting history and great restaurants. The Florida Museum of Natural History, the Butterfly Museum, and the Hippodrome State Theater are all great places to visit. Nearby are the famous Kanapaha Gardens with beautiful lakes and gardens for strolling around.

Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida and has a downtown Capital Building, Imax theater and many shopping malls. The quaint towns of Havana, Monticello and Quincy are great places to visit for a bite to eat and to browse around the local shops and antique stores. Wakulla Springs State Park, Silver Springs and Green Cove Springs offer a host of water-based activities. Just beyond Tallahassee is the Apalachicola National Forest.

Cedar Key is a delightful community on the west coast of North Florida. It is surrounded by the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge which has extensive colonies of nesting birds including roseate spoonbills, pelicans, skimmers, storks and other shore birds. The small streets around the docks have many restaurants and art and craft shops, and the artists are happy to chat with visitors about their work and what brought them to this lovely area.

Getting to North Florida Resorts

North Florida is within easy driving distance from North and South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and further afield. Those choosing to fly to the area will find plenty of daily flights available to one of the international airports at Jacksonville, Daytona Beach or Orlando. Driving to your vacation rental in North Florida along the scenic roads and byways is very easy in this uncrowded area.

North Florida Weather

The climate is warm and sunny for most of the year but winters do have chilly spells with overnight temperatures below freezing. Winters are mostly dry with average daytime temperatures around 20 C (68 F) while summers reach a hot and humid 31 C (90 F) during July and August. These months also get the most rainfall in short but heavy afternoon showers.

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