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Recent Florida North Central reviews

  • Perfect Getaway!

    "Beautiful home, perfect location, wonderful staff. We stayed here for a long weekend to relax and do some scalloping with 4 adults & 4 children. The home had everything we needed and was immaculate."
    Guest: Andi T. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • Great place for a Gator weekend!

    "This was a perfect place for our Gator weekend! Janis was very responsive throughout the process, and even provided valuable info for surrounding area (Flying Biscuit was a great breakfast spot). House was comfortable and clean, and I would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Jayson L. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 16, 2014
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  • The Makings of a Great Vacation

    "Loved every minute of out stay! House was a great place with great views of the water and the private dock was perfect for fishing or just sitting. We saw every kind of bird, including a flamingo, had our own alligator to observe and watched racoons fish. The furniture was very comfortable as were the beds. Only issue was the water in the kitchen and second bath...it smelled and tasted terrible. In the master bath it was fine. Guess place either has two seperate systems, or filtration system was not working properly. Reported that and was assured it would be looked at. Only downside and it was not a biggy. We will return. Cedar Key is funky great, fishing is wonderful."
    Guest: Tuck Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 25, 2014
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  • Wonderful Place to Stay in Tallahassee

    "We were planning a visit to Tallahassee to visit our daughter who had just moved there. It was FSU vs UF football weekend and hotel prices were outrageous. We decided to look on VRBO and found this property and decided to have the four of stay here for Thanksgiving. This was a great choice. The property is quiet, peaceful, on a lovely river,very well appointed, and only 25 minutes from the city. Floyd and Carolyn were easy to communicate with and we enjoyed meeting Floyd upon our arrival. Everything was in great order. Their description of things to do and places to eat is very humorous and very helpful. Don't miss the Seinyard Seafood Restaurant. They also introduced us to Woody and Kathy who give kayak tours on the river and that was thoroughly enjoyable and we would highly recommend this trip. Woody and Kathy were great fun to be with and great guides. If you are looking for a relaxing, well equipped place to stay for four, near but outside the city, this is a great place. There is a lot to do in the area and make certain you read Floyd and Carolyn's recommendations."
    Guest: Philip B. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 14, 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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