Florida Attractions

17 Best Things To Do With Kids in Florida On a Budget

From Disney World to Universal, Florida is known for its abundance of theme park attractions. Adding up the cost of entrance fees, food and accommodation, however, can add up pretty quickly when you’re planning a family getaway to the Sunshine State. Luckily for those on a budget, Florida is also home to plenty of low-cost attractions where you can escape the tourist crowds and save your hard-earned money. 

Crystal River - Florida

Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, Florida, United States. The city was incorporated in 1903 and is the self professed "Home of the Manatee". Crystal River Preserve State Park is located nearby, and Crystal River Archaeological State Park is located in the city's northwest side.

Florida Road Trip: Top Things To Do In Citrus County

Just an hour drive northwest of Orlando on the Gulf, Citrus County is the perfect place for travelers to get the perfect dose of Old Florida. Home to protected parks, endangered West Indian manatees and old-fashioned museums, the area offers fun and wonderful opportunities unique only to this part of Florida. On your next road trip through the state, do not skip Citrus County. Plan to stay a night or two in Citrus County to see some of the best of Florida. Here are six things to do during your stay.

Exploring Citrus County By Land

The area may be known as The Water Lover’s Florida, but aquatic adventure is only the beginning: Citrus County and its unspoiled natural surroundings have land-based pursuits for a variety of interests. Let this page be your guide to discovering a few of the activities on land that keep our visitors coming back.

Crystal-Clear Video Captures What It's Like To Swim With Manatees In Florida

If there is one thing every Floridian should add to his or her bucket list, it should be to visit the beautiful Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River, Florida. I have lived in the Sunshine State for more than 30 years but only recently made my way to this incredible place.