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Recent Florida North Central reviews

  • Ms TL

    "I loved the house and Cedar Key! The house is beautiful - we will definitely be back"
    Guest: Ms TL Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: December 10, 2013
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  • Fantastic Family Father's Day

    "We took my dad and step-mom, and my brother and his family came over. It was perfect! I couldn't believe the location, private and personal, yet a few minutes from town. We had an absolutely perfect weekend, didn't want yo leave. My dad was so happy, the quiet, the porches, and places to take his morning walk just made him so happy. We could not have chosen a better place, plan to come back for a longer stay in the near future. Thank you!"
    Guest: Traci Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 29, 2014
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  • Wonderful place to relax and getaway

    "My husband and I stayed here with two of our close friends, and had a great time! The house is clean, the beds were comfortable, the kitchen was well supplied with all the basics. If you are someone looking for a relaxing getaway, this is perfect! The lake is very clean. We swam and fished everyday, and could see straight down to the bottom for quite a ways out. The foosball table kept us entertained when it got too hot outside. The outside patio was perfect for grilling and cocktail hour :) The grill and smoker were in good condition. If you are an early riser, the dock is a nice place to watch the sunrise. We would definitely do it again. The owners was very attentive to all of our needs and, we cannot thank them enough!"
    Guest: Shonna Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 2, 2014
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  • Wow! what a great place!

    "The view was fantastic! Place was clean and well kept. Short walk to downtown. Great pool area. The management co was a pleasure to deal with. Can't wait to go back to relax and fish. PS Rent a golf kart from "George" at the gulf kart co. Great way to get around and explore the town"
    Guest: Simon Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 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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