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Recent Florida North Central property reviews

  • Family Vacation

    "We stayed August 8-11. It's a lovely home, great piece of property. We loved catching crabs right off the deck for our dinner! The house is a lot of fun, the kids really enjoyed the elevator and the golf cart. The kitchen is exceptionally well equipped. Plenty of fresh linens were available. Absolutely adored lounging on the deck and listening to the birds and the most beautiful wind chimes. The only thing that kept me from giving 5 stars was that most of the dining room chairs were falling apart, and one actually broke while my husband was sitting on it. Luckily, there were plenty of folding chairs for us to use."
    Guest: Jll Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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  • FSU/MIAMI GAME

    "We had a wonderful time during our stay and the townhouse was awesome. The only problem we encounter was on arrival and I am sure it was our error because we could not get the alarm off. Called the owner and she walked me through the steps and all was good. Excellent instructions on where everything is and perfect location. We will hopefully have the opportunity to rental the facility again. Has a nice little back porch we could sit on and we walk to the mall and to several eateries. I would highly recommend to anyone. The house is very welcoming and make you feel relaxed. Thank you for allowing us to share your home."
    Guest: Nancy R. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: November 8, 2013
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  • Great House on a Back Bay

    "Cedar Key is a quiet, laid-back spot on Florida's nature coast. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the water, the birds, the fishing and the food - real good local fish and shellfish. The house is well laid out and well appointed with a large living, dining, kitchen area with a high beamed ceiling and a view of the bay. There is a covered dock with a fish cleaning station. There is a bald eagle nest off to the left of the property and an osprey nest off to the right. It is a birder's paradise. There are great places to eat in the town center which is about ten minutes away by car. We had a very enjoyable, refreshing time here. If you want to just sit back and relax, this is the place."
    Guest: Bob Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 20, 2014
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  • All the comforts of home

    "We reserved Sea Chaser for a scalloping trip for four. The home was clean, well-appointed and well maintained. There wasn't anything we needed for our stay that we had to go searching for - right down to the coffee filters. The resort itself was quiet (mostly - except for one night of apparently successful scallopers celebrating in the street one night - for a relatively short time) and convenient to restaurants and services. Great place!"
    Guest: Susan Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 6, 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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