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Crystal River

The Most Awesome Things You Can Do in Crystal River, Florida

Crystal River in Florida is one of the most pristine and exciting spring-fed rivers in the region, and the entire area is a harmonious natural place home to unspoiled forests, manatees and a whole host of exciting and unique animals that inhabit the protected environment of this hidden paradise.

Nicknamed the “Manatee Capital of the World,” Crystal river is home to the only official national wildlife reserved dedicated especially to preserving the habitats of manatees, which are recognized as Florida’s official marine animal.

Aside from swimming with the manatees, you will enjoy many other treasures that Crystal River has to offer, including unique places for shopping and dining, amazing golf courses, exciting forests where you can hike and explore, and a few remarkable parks and attractions that will keep you busy and excited throughout your stay.

You can also enjoy many relaxing activities and events, such as outdoor yoga, unforgettable festivals, outdoor adventures and much more. There are also historical and archaeological sites you can visit, as well as artistic events you can enjoy on a frequent basis.

Blane Perun

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