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January 2018 manatee festivals: Orange City and Crystal River

January 2018 manatee festivals: Orange City and Crystal River

Two large manatee festivals celebrate Florida’s beloved manatee every January – one in Orange City and one in Crystal River. These two locations are probably the best places in the state to see manatees well and in great numbers. First up: Jan. 13 and 14 in Crystal River.

Were they begging? Just curious? We looked but didn't touch.

Weeki Wachee Springs: Kayaking, manatees and mermaids

Weeki Wachee Springs is famous for its Old Florida mermaid show, but it also makes an outstanding kayaking trip. If you’re lucky, you will paddle with manatees. Afterward, if you’re in the mood for nostalgia, see the show that made Weeki Wachee a place even Elvis had to visit.