Local Attractions

View our events and themed weekends to plan your stay or check out local area attractions.

  • Silver Springs State Park
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

Experience rural Florida charm and natural beauty as you reside halfway between Gainesville and Ocala.

Historic Downtown Ocala

41 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala, FL 34471, USA

Downtown Ocala features beautifully preserved buildings filled with eclectic restaurants, boutiques, theatres, and more in a walkable area.

Ocala National Forest

Ocala National Forest Florida 32179

Incredible in size and beauty, the Ocala National Forest features palm-lined streams for kayaking and canoeing, natural springs, biking trails, and more.

Fishing

Citra and the surrounding area are home to incredible fishing, particularly for bluegill and speckled perch.

Kayaking on Silver River

The Silver River runs between Silver Springs and the Ocklawaha River, featuring 8 miles of water for scenic kayaking trips, complete with chattering monkeys on the river banks.

Gainesville

Home to the University of Florida, Gainesville features a revitalized downtown and a historic district near the university campus.

Lochloosa Lake

Spanning 5700 acres, Lochloosa Lake has incredible bass, bream, and crappie fishing for both boaters and pier fishers.

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