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. Next up: Jan. 26-27 in Orange City.
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The weather is perfect for getting outdoors, and there’s no better way to enjoy Florida in the Fall than a good, old-fashioned seafood festival. Free parking; Free admission. Camping, fishing, kayaking nearby.
The magic of manatees draws thousands to the Crystal River on the Gulf Coast each winter. Here’s a practical guide to manatee experiences in Three Sisters Springs and Kings Bay — kayaking with manatees, swimming with manatees or admiring them from a boardwalk.