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Recent Florida North Central reviews

  • Suwannee River FUN Trip

    "Exceptionally clean, nicely decorated, well equipped kitchen and very comfortable bedding. We had a wonderful time and will do it again :-)"
    Guest: Sandbar Hookers Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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  • Wonderful, quiet getaway...

    "My husband surprised me with this getaway and I was a little put out that it was in the woods (I'm not really woodsy) but I ended up having a marvelous time, just the two of us and our two dogs. We enjoyed the fully outfitted house (felt like you were borrowing a family member's house), we cooked in every night and took walks up the clay/sand roads. The dogs enjoyed sitting out on their beds on the large airy patio, watching deer and sand hill cranes go by. It's so quiet up there, just the wind in the trees and the crows crying. I enjoyed the fact that I could work on my website (I needed no distractions from work and I got it!). It's DSL internet so it's not the fastest but it was perfectly adequate. There were no premium channels on the DISH tvs but tons of dvds to watch. We stayed in the Master bedroom and the ENORMOUS bathroom is designed for someone in a wheel chair (roll in shower) which I thought would be great for someone in need of that. We ventured out to the local groceries...very old fashioned (lots of pig knuckles - don't expect too much organic, etc.)...and the farm stands. We had only one meal out at Dianne's old fashioned BBQ. EXCELLENT! It's country out there and a perfect place to escape."
    Guest: Liz and Greg go Travellin'! Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 31, 2014
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  • Best of both worlds

    "We were hooked when we viewed the on-line photos, but until you are actually at the cabin you can't appreciate just how special this place is. We sat on the screened in porch the first evening, but were overwhelmed the next morning when the mist was rising from the river and the sun came up over the trees. There are neighbors, but you can't see them, you can sit on the dock in your PJ's but get to a grocery store within 10 minutes. The Tallahassee-St Mark's Bike Trail and St Mark's NWR both can be accessed within 15 minutes. We found a fish market in Panacea and cooked every meal at the cabin, the kitchen having all that was needed. We even made apple pie from scratch. Although there is cable TV and WiFi, it felt like turning on a TV in church! Why would you interrupt natures songs. Floyd and Carolyn, the owners, were so kind in giving us all that we needed to have a special time, from where to do laundry to a shortcut to the St. Mark's Lighthouse. We were especially thankful for being introduced to kayak Green Guides, Woody and Kathy. We thought viewing the river from the cabin was wonderful, but we were in for a treat viewing everything from the river. They are both native Floridians who love their river and were so knowledgeable and allowed us to move from one side of the river to the other to get up close to turtles, birds and fish. So whether you are a proficient kayaker or a beginner put them on your list. It really added to our stay. And if you forget your camera, don't worry, Kathy will upload the trip pictures so you can share the experience w friends. Thank you for sharing such a special place. Judith and Jack, Knoxville TN"
    Guest: Judith Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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  • Teddy's mom!!!

    "This place is wonderful! It is very private! It's is about 20 minute drive to town, wich was perfect for us. Very secluded. The house is as advertised! Beautiful!! If I could o my post pics!!! Dolphins at about 10:20 every morning! Love!!!"
    Guest: Teddy's mom Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 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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