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Crystal River, Homosassa area is Home to the manatee!  


        Citrus County is known as "Mother Nature's Theme Park" and is the only place in the world where interaction with the manatee is own habitat.

  Crystal River, Homosassa area is known for snorkeling or swimming with the manatees, one of mother natures most amazing creatures, right here in Crystal River. Kayak with dolphins, or take a fishing trip for some of the most amazing redfish, trout, shark, tarpon and bonefish.  Snook fishing is in the area.

   Come see the real Florida the way it was meant to be lived. Crystal River also has a strong fishing community. Whether it's fishing from a kayak, or with an experienced guide. 


      Crystal River is known for record breaking catches of tarpon, reds and trout.

Crystal River is also known for great sea food and even better hospitality.  The Crystal River area also has over 30 on-the-water restaurants between the towns of Crystal River and Homosassa Springs.  There are over 30 plus restaurants on the water and off the water, giving you incredible options for takeout or eating in.

Make your next vacation here, at Crystal River,  In sunny Florida!


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Statistics: Population (year 2000): 3,485 Males: 1,668 (47.9%), Females: 1,817 (52.1%) Elevation: 4 feet County: Citrus Land area: 5.7 square miles Zip codes: 34428, 34423, and 34429. median resident age: 48.5 years Median household income: $37,207 (year 2000) Median house value: $93,000 (year 2000) Swim with a Manatee, learn to fly in a flying boat, kayak the Nature Coast, Eat at the best restaurants and enjoy the Friendly City to its fullest. There is so much to do in this outdoors paradise and the mild temps during all seasons make this a wonderful get-a-way destination for anyone looking for a great vacation value. Our sponsor, Paradise Found Island Retreat, is a private island vacation rental that offers the vacation lifestyle inspired by island living for 2 – 16 guests. Family style rates make this affordable vacation alternative the best vacation value in Florida! - - The local fishing is considered to be some of the best in the US. The combination of fresh, brackish and salt water provides the great variety of fish taken locally. The area fish houses and restaurants take in fresh catches daily.  Many fishing guides and charters take visitors to the fish for reasonable fees and the experienced Captains know the area. Swim with a manatee. Learn about the West Indian Manatee. Manatees like this area so much that they stay here during the winter months! Manatees are slowly re-establishing their numbers and the only growing manatee herd on the planet makes the area home for winter. There is always something to do for the visitor or native. The area is rich with history also. Many local historical landmarks find the interest of many. Fun in the sun and a wonderful alternative to the confusion of the central Florida Resort Area, Citrus County is a great place to visit. Many public parks and area attractions fill the days and many night spots keep the nightlife going well into the eve. Visit more area websites at,, and . The natives and businesses welcome you to the Nature Coast. Leave your worries and experience the easy life of Citrus County.

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Crystal River offers you a very unique thing! Have you ever wanted to escape to your own Private Island? You can rent a Crystal River Paradise for your group alone. Up to 16 guests. Crystal River Private Island Vacation  Rentals. Stay in Crystal River and experiance manatee. 

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