Imagine a vacation scented with magnolia blossoms, as you explore the rolling hills and countryside of a southern plantation. You've found yourself in North Central Florida, home to Tallahassee, Gainesville, Cedar Key and Lake City. This is the perfect place to explore and then relax in your southern style villa rental, condo rental or home vacation rental.
If you love history and want to explore the past, there are several walking tours available throughout the historical districts. Several sites have a history relating to the Civil War.
Tallahassee is almost in Georgia, and reflects the Old South. It has been the seat of state government since 1824 and here you will discover many 19th-century buildings and homes, including the majestic Old State Capitol Building.
The area has plenty of vacations rental accommodations and you can choose your lodging to suit your vacation needs. North Central Florida has a myriad of museums, galleries and and natural history exhibitions. Take in a folk music festival, arts, crafts, antique markets and period enactments.
If you like history you'll love Gainesville. It has 290 historic buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places reflecting styles typical of Florida from 1880 through the 1920s. Now it is home home of the University of Florida, the largest university in the state and the second-largest university in the USA.
For outdoor enthusiasts, there is a network of freshwater springs and underwater caves located on the upper reaches of the Suwannee River. These vast underwater caverns attract divers, while those who like to stay dry can explore the natural beauty of the land. The village of Suwannee is located by the famous Suwanee River as it makes its way towards the Gulf. It's an excellent spot for anglers of all ages and ability. Lake City is surrounded by several lakes, making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy Florida.
North Central Florida's coastline runs along the Gulf Of Mexico and is mostly shallow saltwater estuaries. Here you will discover great seafood, canoeing, boating, fishing, and horseback riding. It's all here on the coast. Rustic Cedar Key is the most well known of coastal destinations, located on a tiny key on the Gulf Of Mexico. This tranquil village is full of history and well known for its abundant supply of seafood and natural beauty.
The entire area is very accessible by car. Choose your vacation rental from this area or pick a villa, condo, or apartment rental from the surrounding area. No matter where you stay, North Central Florida is sure to delight.
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