Country Inn & Suites Ocala
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Headed inland to these crystal clear springs. Upon entry queried the existence of 'gators and snakes. "Yes there is a 'gator in there but it is only 6 ft and normally keeps away from swimmers..." "Normally?" "The water is very clear.... You will see him coming sir" "i hope so mam" Sure enough a few hours in someone yells " them theres a 'gator in there ya'll". But rather than getting out these guys start swimming towards ...
The native indians living in Florida used to live on the coast in the winter and at the springs in the summer. And it's so easy to see why. When it's really hot outside, a jump into the constant 72 degree water restores everything.
Everyone pretty much has exactly the same experience. Trying to walk in the water feels way too cold. It feels impossible. And then, you take the ...
... to the water, and hid under the roof of the dock. If it hadn't been for the biting critters we'd have stayed out there for a long time. It felt so good to listen to the rain and watch the storm from under cover. It reminded me of years ago on my balcony - smoking!!! - and watching the weather in the distance while protected mostly from the storm.
... the boardwalk stretching way out into the swamp. The air was alive with the sound of frogs and crickets and alligators, and those gators were not messing around.
It was hard to stop and listen because the bugs started attacking very quickly, but it was lovely. It felt so good to be in the heart of the Ocala National Forest - second largest national park in the U.S. Vigi said - and see the beauty of Florida.
... Amanda & Danny's. Cindy babysat her granddaughter on Saturday night while I cooked dinner. Sunday was spent lounging at the yacht club, catching up on my internet banking and shopping for next week's camping adventure. While Bogie and I head for Ocala National Forest, Cindy will stay with Harper for an extra ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking