A World of Woods and Waters

A World of Woods and Waters

Anyone who doesn’t live in Florida may not understand that there is more than one Florida. Cosmopolitan Miami is vastly different than rural Minneola just as the bright white beaches of Cocoa and Clearwater are distinctly differe... Read more

Discover the Art and Culture of Columbia County, Florida

Discover the Art and Culture of Columbia County, Florida

Beating the heat doesn’t always mean taking a dip in the pool. During the summer months in Florida, Columbia County’s museums and cultural centers become hot spots (no pun intended) for locals and visitors to cool off and take in a history lesson. These cultural and interpretive centers provide great outlets to learn about the area. Get ready to get a dose of Old Florida, here is your art and cul... Read more

Free Things to Do With the Family in Columbia County, Florida

Free Things to Do With the Family in Columbia County, Florida

Crystal clear, cool freshwater springs, a Civil War battlefield and one of Florida’s first tourist destinations all await you in Columbia County.

Millions of visitors touring the Sunshine State travel on Interstate 10 and 75 that both intersect about an hour’s drive west of Jacksonville and less than an hour north of Gainesville. If your family is seeking outdoor adventures and cul... Read more

Top 10 Springs

If you’ve never seen the natural springs in and around Columbia County, Florida, you’re missing out on some of the most beautiful (and fun) places to visit in the state. My family planned a three-day adventure to tour the area’s top 10 springs—where we discovered a whole new kind of playground.

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