7 days in Crystal River, Ocala & Homosassa Springs Itinerary

7 days in Crystal River, Ocala & Homosassa Springs Itinerary

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Crystal River
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ocala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Homosassa Springs
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Ocala, Bus to Gainesville, Fly to Atlanta

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Crystal River

The Gem of the Nature Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Pepper Creek Pottery and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, look for all kinds of wild species at Three Sisters Springs, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Crystal River trip itinerary planning tool.

Atlanta to Crystal River is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Atlanta in February, expect Crystal River to be a bit warmer, temps between 72°F and 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Ocala.

Things to do in Crystal River

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Ocala

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at Canyons Zip Line & Canopy Tours and then push the limits with Tom and Jerry's Airboat Rides. On your second day here, get a taste of life in the country at Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sweetwater Wetlands Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Butterfly Rainforest, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at University of Florida Bat House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ocala trip maker website.

Drive from Crystal River to Ocala in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Ocala, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Homosassa Springs.

Things to do in Ocala

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
Homosassa Springs

Homosassa Springs is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Citrus County, Florida, United States. On the 18th (Thu), look for gifts at Cubby's An Art Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Cooter Pond Park, take in the exciting artwork at Florida Artists Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Homosassa Springs tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ocala to Homosassa Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Homosassa Springs sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Homosassa Springs

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips