Crystal clear and 72 degrees year round.  Those are Florida’s famous springs, conveniently located near Gainesville, where we were.  There are tons of springs to see, but we were going to the Ichetucknee Springs State Park to see the Blue Hole mostly.  There was almost no one there, especially swimming, because for November, it was a little chilly.

In the summer you can go tubing down the Ichetucknee river.  You can also go paddle boarding most of the year.  I wish I had more to tell you about this, but I just want to share these pictures, too.  I hope they get you excited about being outside or going somewhere, anything really.  Florida has so much to offer and I can’t wait to explore more of it.  On that note, enjoy the pictures and check out a few helpful things below.

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Helpful things:

  • Park entrance is $5 I believe, definitely less than ten.
  • You can swim in the springs.
  • You can also snorkel and dive in them.  I’m not sure if anything in particular needs to be done to dive in them.
  • November is a great time to visit if you don’t want to swim.  It’s not busy at all.

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