Travel Blogs from Crystal River, United States

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Manatee, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Manatee

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... /fishing hooks/plastic bags, and being crushed in locks there are only 3000 Manatee left in the United States.   Tania and I toured Crystal River with Birds Under Water. This company is dedicated to educating the public and protecting the ...

Homosassa State Park, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Homosassa State Park

A travel blog entry by myjob

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The Homosassa Spring Wildlife State Park is a 180 acre Zoo that offers boardwalks and educations programs for people of all ages. We were expecting the State park to be a little more "Wild" and a little less "Zoo", but still made the best of it and ...

Bike Trail and Swampys Restaurant., Crystal River, United States travel blog

Bike Trail and Swampys Restaurant.

A travel blog entry by rvcraigers

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... in Dunnellon with our friends Trish and Steve. It's a total of 5 miles through the forest. So beautiful.  The Florida beauty many tourist don't get to see.  After, we all met Lynn and Larry at Swampy's on the Rainbow River for lunch.  ...

Walking in the Footsteps of the Ancients, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Walking in the Footsteps of the Ancients

A travel blog entry by thistlemoon

My most recent travels in Central Florida brought me to Crystal River, home of Florida's Manatees, adorable creatures that live in the springs around the river, swimming and frolicking and often times getting cut by boat propellers. The Manatees are ...

Our Nature Coast Landings Vacation Home, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Our Nature Coast Landings Vacation Home

A travel blog entry by rvcraigers

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Our first stop on our trip is Nature Coast Landings RV Resort in Crystal River.  Many of our friends from when we lived here have not yet left for the summer so we are having fun visiting with them.  Rocky got his hair cut for the summer.  ...

2nd stop in Florida, Crystal River, United States travel blog

2nd stop in Florida

A travel blog entry by 2mareti

Here in Crystal River we stoped to see the lake, but didn;t spend the night. It looked like a cute town ,but didn;t really know if we wanted to stay longer, so we just stoped, looked around and left :( ...

First stop off, Crystal River, United States travel blog

First stop off

A travel blog entry by tour-46

... are rarely stuck to, our plans to go to Lake City were scrapped because...well because we felt like it. So we ended our first day of riding here at Crystal River, apparently famous for its manities; we didn`t see any but the food and drink sure were ...

Dicke Seekuh - die Manatees im Crystal River, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Dicke Seekuh - die Manatees im Crystal River

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... Golf von Mexiko doch etwas zu frisch, daher suchen sie wärmere Gewässer mit genügend Seegras zum Überwintern, wie zum Beispiel den Crystal River.Dann tummeln sich hier um die 600 Manatees, im Sommer immerhin noch um die 60 Stück. Jetzt ist natürlich ...

Crystal River - Florida, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Crystal River - Florida

A travel blog entry by andyfreshwater

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... boats have collided with them. There are only 3000 manatees left in the world now. The Manatees favourite habitat is the Crystal River. This is a very special area and comprises of a network of more than 30 freshwater springs that begin at the northwest ...

Another month gone just like that!!, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Another month gone just like that!!

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... ! ) But the biggie, at least for Ken, is the golfing!  There has to be at least a dozen courses in close proximity to Crystal River with prices ranging from $30-50, a real bargain for 'snowbirds'!  And, so far, the weather hasn't been to bad, ...

Florida - Day 1 - Snorkeling, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Florida - Day 1 - Snorkeling

A travel blog entry by vhenschke

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Day 1 - Snorkeling   Tyson and Butters took us for an adventure to Crystal River - Three Sister Springs to go snorkeling, it was the first time for both me and Max.   We rented a boat for the trip, that the rental place called a pontoon. ...

Schnorcheln mit Manatees, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Schnorcheln mit Manatees

A travel blog entry by weltentdecker

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... Kapitän erwartet, welcher uns ebenfalls nochmal eine kurze Manatee-Einweisung gab, bevor wir die Fahrt auf dem „Chrystal River" begangen. Zuerst fuhren wir an sehr schönen direkt am Fluss gelegenen Häusern vorbei, unter anderem am Haus von John ...

Fanning Springs FL. to Crystal River FL., Crystal River, United States travel blog

Fanning Springs FL. to Crystal River FL.

A travel blog entry by apairofpollys

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... group.  Time was slipping by and all to soon we had to leave considering we still had about forty five miles to Crystal River. As it turns out today was one of the most memorable days of our trip.  It amazes us how our curiosity ...

"Her" the movie

A travel blog entry by steverino

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Fort Island, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Fort Island

A travel blog entry by theresawoods

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We visited the beach at Fort Island, outside Crystal River.  It's a small beach but nice.  We went several times but it was always too cold to swim.  Some days we would drive here and sit in the truck and read, just to get some sun.  ...

Golf von Mexico, Griechenland, Venedig und Spanien, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Golf von Mexico, Griechenland, Venedig und Spanien

A travel blog entry by lena-in-florida

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... , ein kleines Städtchen etwas nordwestlich von Tampa gelegen. Im Reiseführer stoßen wir dann aber auf Infos über Crystal River und Homosassa, die recht interessant klingen und sich für eine Pause anzubieten scheinen. Als Julia dann in Crystal River ...

Goodbye Orlando\Disney. It's been a blast., Crystal River, United States travel blog

Goodbye Orlando\Disney. It's been a blast.

A travel blog entry by chrisleslie

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... . Completely knackered we left at 4pm, that's a whole 7 hours and 8 miles completed today. We drove the two hours to Crystal River, checked into our hotel and grabbed a pizza at Rocco's. Early start tomorrow. We are going to be Manatee tickling. ...

Horses, Geckos, and Frogs - Oh my!, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Horses, Geckos, and Frogs - Oh my!

A travel blog entry by evieandstaci

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... we kept (and keep) wondering: What do we sound like to them? After we had dinner, we were on the road again. Next destination: Best Western Crystal River Resort – Crystal River, Florida. I had never seen a real palm tree before, so that was a pretty ...

Day 155 Fort Myers - Crystal River, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Day 155 Fort Myers - Crystal River

A travel blog entry by popusa2008

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Day 155 Fort Myers - St Petersburg - Crystal River Florida We set off to travel the slower route with the hope we may get a glimpse of the water, also it was time to stock the groceries again.  Yep we eat on the way and the groceries require topping ...

Crystal River Preserve State Park, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Crystal River Preserve State Park

A travel blog entry by theresawoods

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This award-winning park features an egret nest, waterway and a 9 mile off-road biking trail, which we loved.  It has been rainy and the trail was muddy and water was often on the trail.  We felt like a couple of kids, riding through puddles of ...

Swimming / Snorkeling with the manatees!, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Swimming / Snorkeling with the manatees!

A travel blog entry by thetravelwench

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... Clearwater, Florida area for the week, so we drove up to Crystal River for the day. We made our reservations with Crystal River Lodge Dive Center. They were the first in the area to offer manatee snorkeling tours. They are located behind the Best Western ...

Swimming with Manatees, Homossasa Springs, United States travel blog

Swimming with Manatees

A travel blog entry by tisch

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The river water at the source of Homossa River,  Homossasa Springs,  is 72 degrees Celsius 365 days a year. Only the air temperature  changes.  For us the air temperature at 8:30 a.m. was about 35 degrees when we headed over the ...

Jun 19, 2006, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Jun 19, 2006

A travel blog entry by seahermit

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Swimming with manatees, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Swimming with manatees

A travel blog entry by mark-anita

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... the road infront of other tourists entering the park.  COOL. Another 5 hours of driving north we got to a little town called Crystal River where we would be swimming with manatees.  We settled in to our motel and then went for dinner at a bar ...

Flying biscuits, Homossasa Springs, United States travel blog

Flying biscuits

A travel blog entry by tisch

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February 14,  2010,  Sunday The Big Drive.  Atlanta to Homossasa Springs,  Florida.  Google Maps said 7 hours. Reality,  8 hours. Arriving at our destination  at midnight.  A nice early start as you can see. Not. ...

Off to Florida to dive with the Manatees!, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Off to Florida to dive with the Manatees!

A travel blog entry by sanditravel

I am leaving on Wed. Jan. 14th to fly to VA, where I will meet up with the boyfriend and his dive club. Then, off to Florida to dive with the Manatees, among other things, on this quick dive ...

A Beautiful Area With A Beautiful Name, Crystal River, United States travel blog

A Beautiful Area With A Beautiful Name

A travel blog entry by albertasaurus

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I can only hope that everyone could have an opportunity to come to this place. Kind of touristym but not overwhelming. A must for everyone's bucket list - "Swim With The Manatee" Check it out on the ...

WE SURVIVED SWIMMING WITH MANATEES, Crystal River, United States travel blog

WE SURVIVED SWIMMING WITH MANATEES

A travel blog entry by joanandlarry

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... be up to 12 feet long but they are very passive, social animals and have never been known to be aggressive. Crystal River, Florida  has the largest concentration of manatees because, as the surrounding waters drop in temperature in cooler weather, ...

Long way.... But highlights!!, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Long way.... But highlights!!

A travel blog entry by pandd

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... fairy cake! Sweet bread, sweet butter.....weird. Tonight was good, kathryn had snapper, i had a chowder and a bucket of clams. Crystal river is much more historic and quaint than we thought. Not many johny foreigners make it up here. We are ...

Swimming with Manatees in Crystal River, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Swimming with Manatees in Crystal River

A travel blog entry by mcgovern

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... ;   Today we went to the Crystal River to swim with the manatees!   First we drove for 1 hour and a half to the Crystal River.  Then we went on a bus that took us to the boat.   After that we boarded the boat and listened to ...

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