About Crystal River, Florida

Ponce de León, the Spanish explorer renowned for his legendary search of the Fountain of Youth should have visited Crystal River because everyone who visits leaves feeling young!! This river is known for its unmatched beauty with a tributary system of more than 30 natural springs that travels almost six miles before ending in the Gulf of Mexico.

Crystal River is globally recognized as the “gem of the natural Florida coast”. Located less than 70 miles from Tampa within Crystal County this beautiful river offers visitors a large variety of activities you can do outdoors and indoors including:

  • Water Sports
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming with manatees
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Bicycling
  • Bird watching
  • Shopping
  • HorseBack Riding
  • And so much more!

But that’s not all there is!

Do you have someone special that you’d like to treat to a romantic experience?

Crystal River and Crystal County are sure to have you covered. 
Get a chance to experience one of the many luxury resorts that offer spa packages to pamper yourself.
If you’re a golf enthusiast then not to worry, Crystal River has fantastic options. From beginner friendly to intermediate levels of expertise, there are plenty of golf courses waiting for you. 

After the 19th hole. let us remind you of the places where you could enjoy terrific dining experiences. Crystal River’s eateries offer a range of establishments from family restaurants and diners, Mexican restaurants and of course fine dining that offers the best Italian, French and continental cuisines. 

Additionally, you’ll also be able to find down scale fast outlets such as delis, cafes, pizzerias and sports bars. Crystal River restaurants have covered all the bases you could hope for and are excited to serve you!