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  • Relaxation with a capital "R"!

    "The minute we walked into Bonaire House, we knew that we had chosen the perfect place for our vacation. We wanted peace and quiet- a true getaway from life and this is it. The beautiful back porch/deck with its porch swing was welcoming each morning for our coffee and newspaper. The dock was a great place to sun bathe, to watch the sunrise and to look at the stars each night. The house itself is extremely comfortable, very clean and has everything you'll need. My husband and I have said many times - " We're going back there as soon as we can!" Cedar Key is perfectly unspoiled! The owner is super-easy to work with. Highly recommend Island Girls Pizza, Tony's Seafood and the fudge that is sold at the campground on the way into Cedar Key-we bought six flavors and every one was good."
    Guest: Michelle V. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 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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  • 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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  • Wonderful place to get away from it all and relax!

    "We spent Thanksgiving weekend, (Weds. thru Sun.,) at this beautiful, very clean, large home in Steinhatchee Landing. It was perfect for our group of 12. The house is spacious, very well furnished and has a great open floor plan that allows for privacy in the practically soundproof bedrooms, (each with their own bath, and all but one, with their own porches,) while keeping everyone together for meals, games, music, and visiting in the open kitchen/dining/living area and adjoining half bath and laundry room. The kitchen was great for our Thanksgiving dinner and other meal preparations. It holds LOTS of people and food. We had 6 more (so 18) for the meal, because we had other family renting another house in The Landing. Seacrest Cottage accomodated us all beautifully as we pulled in chairs and a table from the porch, and then enjoyed the beautiful view of the river after our dinner. We saved a lot of money, and catered to everyone's tatstes by cooking at the house, rather than going out to eat. We did bring A LOT of food from home. The Dollar Store (less than a mile away,) and Maddie's Market (about the same distance) have very basic needs. We brought everything, and only bought milk, eggs and Saran Wrap, Aluminum Foil and Toilet Paper at the Dollar Store... We enjoyed boating, (my son-in-law brought his boat, which we could see in the boat slip from the front porch,) and kayaking (another son brought his kayak, which we kept on the "front lawn,") on the beautiful river. Kayaks and boats are available to rent at The Landing office and the nearby Marina. The fitness center and the playground and petting zoos were nice amenities, and the runners among us enjoyed running the quiet country roads. We had people from infancy to their 60'sin our group, and everyone had a great time and the house was perfect for us. People who can't do stairs should NOT rent this house. There are 2 signicant staircases. They are wide and safe, but you HAVE to be able to do quite a few stairs to get into this house, as it is built up high due to hurricane regs. We will likely go back to Seacrest Cottage again, if possible. The only thing I would add to my packing list are a few of my cooking utensils (spatulas were in short supply...) It was perfect."
    Guest: Refreshed after a weekend in Steinhatchee:) Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: December 5, 2013
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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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