Where are you, Little Blue? Little Blue Springs, often over-shadowed by it’s bigger, more beautiful sister, Gilchrist Blue, was in a world-apart. Here’s a look at Florida’s lost swimming hole.
With over a 1,000 springs, choosing which ones to visit can be the hardest part. Here are the top 5 Florida springs you should visit this year and the reasons why they are worth the trip. So grab your kids and check out these family- friendly spring adventures!
Florida just opened it’s 175th State Park- a slice of natural Florida located on the Santa Fe River. But Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park has been a favorite local swimming hole for a long time…
Formerly known as Downtown Disney, the popular Orlando restaurant, entertainment, and shopping district inside of Walt Disney World recently underwent a facelift. Renamed Disney Springs, this area of trendy shops and restaurants centers around a man-made spring, a nod to Florida’s most precious natural resource.
I have been slightly obsessed with springs this year, ever since my dip at Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest over the holidays. Having already explored the land portion of Silver Springs State Park with my girls, I returned to do some spring hunting on the Silver River.
Silver Springs State Parks sits on the edge of the town that was built up from it. Formerly a famous Florida icon, the past decades have been unkind to this natural beauty, and recently it was rescued and reclaimed by the state and given “State Park” status, much like other Florida legends such as Homosassa Springs, Weekie Wachie, and Rainbow Springs. We stopped here to take a break from our Ocala National Forest explorations…