7 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

7 days in Central West Florida Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Huntsville
Fly + Bus + Taxi:  7 h 45 min
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Huntsville

Crystal River

The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Homosassa River, then identify plant and animal life at Alpaca Magic USA, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Crystal River trip maker.

Huntsville to Crystal River is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Huntsville to Crystal River is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Crystal River can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Crystal River

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Homosassa River ©
Homosassa River
Alpaca Magic USA ©
Alpaca Magic USA


Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Explore Tampa's surroundings by going to St. Pete Beach (Two Friend's Closet & Saint Pete Beach), Clearwater (Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, &more) and Tampa Bay Sporting Clays and Archery (in Land O Lakes). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, admire the masterpieces at Imagine Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Florida Aquarium.

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You can drive from Crystal River to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Clearwater, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay Sporting Clays and Archery
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Axe Throwing Tampa ©
Axe Throwing Tampa