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  • Great Place for families

    "The only reason why i did not give this place a 5 star rating is because the house was really stuffy when we went there. It started clearing towards the end of our stay. All the closets smelled moldy as well. They just needed to be aired out. Other than this issue the place is great for family vacations. It's right on the river and it's very relaxing. Tara, the property manager, is really courteous and nice:) I would definitely recommend this place if you don't have any family members who are allergic to mold."
    Guest: EA Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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  • Why would you stay anywhere else?

    "LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this place!! It was perfect in every way! The porch overlooking the Gulf was absolutely the perfect spot to spend the week. I can't say enough about how nice this place was. It was such an easy, relaxing place to be. It was an easy walk to EVERYTHING - grocery store, restaurants, bars, and shops - and incredibly well stocked with everything needed to cook if we wanted to stay in. (And everything was IMPECCABLY clean!) Knowing there was a washing machine and dryer made it easy to pack. It was a wonderful relaxing week and I actually felt like I had been on vacation!! Again - I SAY! - it was absolutely perfect! My sister and I loved it!"
    Guest: Travel Monkey Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Old time Florida at it's finest

    "Had a very nice relaxing time watching the shrimp boats cruise by. Hired a local fishing guide and had a great day catching redfish. Out in the bay we witnessed a Spotted Eagle Ray leap out of the water about 200 feet from our boat. Earlier we watched dolphins circling a school of mullet, pushing them into a tight ball, and having lunch. Saw several bald eagles, roseate spoonbills, wood storks, oyster catchers, and more. Cleaning fish back at the dock, a river otter stole a fish carcass inches away from our feet....that was a shock but also a relief that it was not an alligator. Dave is nice man to deal with. The house had everything we needed. We'll be back."
    Guest: laurie j. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 17, 2014
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  • Great Family Home

    "We spent the week at this great property in Cedar Key. This was not our first trip to Cedar Key and as our family has grown, so has our need for more space. This home provided the indoor and outdoor space to fit all of our needs. The dock was a great place for the grandkids to explore the bayou and look for sea creatures. The great room provided plenty of space for our Thanksgiving dinner. The fireplace was a wonderful gathering place on the cool north Florida evenings to talk about the day and plan the next day's adventures. Our dog loved the yard and the remoteness of the house from the main road. Kayak launching was easy in the back yard and we enjoyed exploring the back bayou. Although it seemed like a long way away, downtown was a quick bike ride, golf cart ride or car excursion. We hope to be back. On our last evening the furnace stopped working. The rental agent quickly arranged for a repairman to come and the heat was back on in less than an hour. Great customer service Jeannie!"
    Guest: Ron & Rhonda Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 30, 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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