Beautiful and natural Citrus County offers a wide range of outdoor activities including golf, saltwater and fresh water fishing, airboat tours, manatee tours, outdoor festivals, wilderness areas, a 47-mile trail through the county for horseback riding, jogging, walking, biking and roller skating. They don't call this the "Nature Coast" of Florida for nothing. Here is one of the last unspoiled, pristine coastal areas of "old Florida" just waiting for you to explore it.
With miles of protected coast line this is an outdoorsman's paradise. Saltwater fishing in the Gulf of Mexico as well as freshwater lake and fly fishing will keep you supplied with plenty of fish stories for your friends and family.
Citrus County is approximately 65 miles north of Tampa on Florida's West Coast and is located only a short distance from many of Florida's hottest attractions and theme parks. Florida's major airports are located only a little over an hour away with shuttle services available.
Explore the back water channels and oyster beds with abundant boat, canoe, and kayak rentals. There are seven rivers that run through Citrus County, many of them feeding into the Gulf of Mexico.
Heritage Village located in the center of Crystal River is a quaint cluster of unique shops. Stroll down the sidewalks lined with antique street lights to find that one of a kind treasure.
Don't miss the opportunity to meet a manatee face to face by visiting one of the many snorkel and dive shops that dot the coast offering a myriad of eco-tours and manatee tours.
Citrus County offers dozens of parks, including the Withlacoochee State Forest & Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, historical sites, wildlife preserves, airboat rides and even glider rides and flying lessons at the Crystal River Airport.
The 30 or so natural springs flow over 600 million gallons of water daily. According to sporting publications, Citrus County is ranked as one of the top 12 best fishing spots in North America.
Citrus County offers a wide range of residential neighborhoods from large country estates in Pine Ridge to smaller maintenance free villas and condos in Citrus Hills. Let the real estate professionals at ERA Suncoast Realty find just the right home and community for you and your family.