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 ...

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 there, have not yet left for the summer so we are having fun visiting with them.  Rocky got his hair cut for the ...

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 ...

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 :( ...

Our return to NCL, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Our return to NCL

A travel blog entry by rvcraigers

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... and spend one more night in Georgia but like a horse to the barn, we couldn't wait to get to Nature Coast Landings in Crystal River.  We spent four days visiting with friends, riding our bikes, swimming in a real heated pool and sprucing up our lot ...

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 ...

The Gentle Giants, Crystal River, United States travel blog

The Gentle Giants

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... yes,  It is hot here but Atlanta is hundreds of miles north in a completely different climactic zone. Somewhere outside of Crystal River, we ended up inside an old WalMart for Becky to buy some kayak suitable attire and this wasn't even a ...

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

Apalachicola - Crystal River

A travel blog entry by travelfishes

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... - Perry - dort decken wir uns im Walmart mit Getränken und Snacks für das letzte Stück ein. Schließlich erreichen wir Crystal River - quasi eine Rückkehr nach 7 Jahren. 2007 waren wir hier schon um mit den Manatees schnorcheln zu gehen, die Tour ...

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. ...

Manatee day, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Manatee day

A travel blog entry by kathfitzp

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... are so cuuuuute. They look like a cross between a dolphin and a cow with a big smiley face. They are very docile and come to the Crystal River to eat and rest in the warmer water during winter. We had to leave at 6.30am to get there for an 8am boat trip. ...

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 ...

Day 8 - This river is not crystal!, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Day 8 - This river is not crystal!

A travel blog entry by thefarmer3

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... is most definitely not! Think murky green and a little swampy. Piper & I paddled out to the actual river and it became much less swampy, but still not crystal clear. Also, it was quite windy. I had thought we might paddle all the way to Kings Bay, ...

"Her" the movie

A travel blog entry by steverino

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Manatees die 2te, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Manatees die 2te

A travel blog entry by limette

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... ich da nicht mehr schreiben wollte, kam es dann zu der lange befürchteten Begegnung. Wir sind ja wieder ins Best Western in Crystal River gegangen, weil wir dachten, damit würden wir nix falsch machen und es zudem immer noch Rabatt gab. Wir haben nun ...

Seekühe / Manatees, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Seekühe / Manatees

A travel blog entry by diekleine

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... verschenktem Geld sprechen: Man kann sich in Florida dumm und dämlich an den ganzen Mautstellen bezahlen. ENGLISH Our next destination was Crystal River. I hoped to see many manatees there and we decided to look for them by taking a kayak. We rented the ...

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. ...

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

Crystal Isles - Crystal River, Florida

A travel blog entry by jimhorak

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This was a large campground with about half permanent sites. We were in the back in a nice wooded spot to ourselves. We visited Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. We say lots of West Indian manatees along with many eagles, alligators, ...

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 ...

Manatee Watching, Crystal River, United States travel blog

Manatee Watching

A travel blog entry by dcleiner

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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 ...

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