La Quinta Inn & Suites Ocala
Travel Blogs from Ocala
Left Clearwater and travelled to Homosassa. Here we visited the state park. Homosassa is renowned for it's manatees. Six are resident but thousands gather in Jan/Feb. The manatees are wonderful, iconic and gentle mammals that do not eat meat. They have no predators (other than the actions of man) Travelled on an aluminium electric boat down a creek …
... Carriage Company & Tours. We had a delicious barbeque lunch and then a carriage tour. We went in two wagons. One pulled by Mike and Ike and driven by Kimie and the other pulled by Duke and Doc and driven by Andrew. We had about a 45 minute ride past several farms. As we rode by the horses in the fields would come running along the fences. Fun time.
We traveled through Ocala FL horse country to Chiefland FL and stopped st the Dakota Winery for wine tasting and purchase . At Perry FL we started west to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park where we set up camp and went for a nice walk. We then finished the night off with a campfire and strawberry ...
We left Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and took the back roads through the everglades and looped around Lake Okeechobee then through sugar cane country. Then there was scrub pine and then the citrus groves. We came to rest at Arrowhead Campsites to be used as our base to visit family and get some PM work done on our RV at the Piney Woods Automotive in Ocala ...
... I woke him to have him remove our new roommate, he graciously cooperated by catching and killing the varment. Later, as we were inquiring of the staff about effective ways to ward off an infestation of obnoxious roaches, we were emphatically informed that what we saw was a totally noninvasive, wayward palmetto bug. Whew !
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center