• Manatees, Mermaids and Marine-Life Galore!

  • Crystal River Florida and Beyond -
    "Manatee Capital of the World"

    Nowhere else will you find more manatees in winter months than in Crystal River, neighboring Homosassa, and the waters of Citrus County. SUGGESTION of SIX NIGHTS with OPTIONS for MORE OR LESS

  • Crystal River, Florida

    North of Tampa on the west coast is “The Gem of Florida's Beautiful Nature Coast”. It is also known as the “Manatee Capital of the World”, as nowhere else will you find more manatees in winter months than in Crystal River, neighboring Homosassa, and the waters of Citrus County. It’s the only place in the United States where you can legally swim with manatees and where this beloved threatened species is treated with the utmost care and respect.

  • The Plantation on Crystal River

    On the Inlets of the Gulf of Mexico sits your home for up to 4 relaxing nights! The Plantation on Crystal River’s motto is “Southern Hospitality with Florida Charm” as its serene land is surrounded by the natural springs of King’s Bay.

  • Activities and Attractions:

  • Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

    Visitors can see West Indian manatees every day of the year from the park's underwater observatory in the main spring. The park showcases native Florida wildlife, including manatees, black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, American alligators, American crocodiles, and river otters.

  • Three Sisters Springs
    Manatee Experience

    A world-renowned, 57-acre refuge, sanctuary for the West Indian Manatee during the winter; however, at the refuge you can see many native and migratory species year-round.

  • 3-Hour Crystal River Cruise &
    Scanvenger Hunt

    Enjoy a relaxing, scenic river cruise while seeing how many native “sights” on your list you can find- fun!  Actual boat may vary from picture.

  • Wild Bill's Airboat Tour

    Tour through the vast unspoiled wilderness of the wetlands on the first airboat tour in Florida that is Coast Guard approved.

  • Whispering Oaks Blueberry Winery

    Enjoy lunch & wine-tasting at this sprawling, unique blueberry vineyard - you’ll love this! Each bottle of wine is made from a whopping 2.2 pounds of blueberries, no water added.

  • Ferris Groves

    In 1931, L.G. “Doc” Ferris began planting citrus trees in historic Floral City, Florida, since then the land has produced varieties of Florida’s finest citrus. Group members can purchase or order fresh fruit so that it reaches your homes by the time you return.

  • FREE Day to Enjoy as you wish

    Golf - Relax - Chill Poolside - Spa Treatments - Swimming - Snorkling - Fishing and more

  • Weeki Wachee &
    the Famous Mermaids

    A Blast from the Past! The Mermaids of Weeki Wachee perform underwater feats from the past six decades, including eating and drinking underwater. The show also includes several musical numbers.

  • Dolphin Island Adventure Cruise

    Board the Odyssey Sightseeing Boat for a 2-hour cruise along the Anclote River.  Watch for Osprey Nests, Waterfowl, Dolphin, Manatee & Sea Turtles.

  • Hampton Inn Clearwater Waterfront

    Enjoy a 2-night stay.  Hotel's rooftop bar offers a glorious view of the sunset. Located on the 6th floor open terrace, Evy’s Terrace Bar & Bistro comes with spectacular views overlooking Clearwater Pass and the Gulf of Mexico, complete with the most memorable sunsets.

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium

    This marine aquarium exist to rescue marine animals, rehabilitate them from sickness or injury, and release them back into their natural habitats whenever possible.

  • St. Armond's Key

    A one-of-a-kind place to shop and dine on St. Armand’s Key in Sarasota, Florida. More than 130 Boutiques, Specialty Shops, Galleries, and Restaurants.