Florida's Space Coast is known for its beautiful views of the ocean and beaches. You can stop to admire water birds, mangrove trees, sea turtles, and various other creatures. One of the best ways to see the Space Coast is by hiking. Luckily, there is no shortage of hiking trails for every skill level. Here are a few of the top trails our real estate agents recommend exploring.
Do you love exploring the diverse, unique natural beauty that you can only find in Florida? This is the perfect time of year to plan your next hiking trip on the Florida Trail, which stretches for more than 1,500 miles from the Gulf Islands National Seashore to the Big Cypress National Preserve. The Northern Region of the trail is the perfect place to start your next adventure. We've got all the exciting details on what you'll find on the Northern Region of the Florida Trail.
Summer is here, and there are few things that kids love more than spending a hot day cooling off at the local splash pad. From the piers near St. Augustine to the parks of Green Cove Springs, there are plenty of local splash pads throughout Northeast Florida that the kids will enjoy. Many of the region's best splash pads are also part of larger attractions, making it easy to plan a full day of family fun. We've got the details on five Northeast Florida splash pads where you can plan a fun family outing this summer.
After a chilly winter, we think we speak for all Gainesville-ians (and Floridians, for that matter) when we say welcome back, spring! Now that spring sunshine and warmer temperatures are becoming the norm again, there are plenty of reasons to get outside and explore all the wonder the city has to offer. So put the long sleeves back in the closet and go check out these outdoor events in Gainesville, FL.
How do you make a run for charity even better? Add inflatable obstacles! Bring the whole family out to this fun run and a have a blast bouncing around the custom-designed course.
Santa Fe's Spring Arts Festival is one of the three largest annual events in Gainesville, and it's easy to see why. Set amid the picturesque homes in the Northeast Gainesville Historic District, this festival features live music, dance performances, and of course, tons of dazzling local art.
This sponsored event features kids' activities, environmental exhibits, art vendors, live music, and more. But the real star of this event is the chili cookoff. Get your best chili recipe ready to take on the rest or brave the spices as a taste-tester. Either way, you're guaranteed a good time.
Watson's Tioga office is holding its annual Easter egg hunt, offering loads of fun for kids and parents alike. Kids of all ages can hunt for Easter eggs, play in bounce houses, or participate in a series of fun games like the Rabbit Hole Maze or Rabbit Hole Toss. There will also be face painting and treats including snow cones and cookies.
Come for the beautiful gardens on the property, stay for the tasty food, local artisans, vintage wares, and so much more. Admission is free, and any proceeds from sales will benefit the Gainesville Garden Club's philanthropic endeavors.
Gearheads and modern history buffs come together at this festival of gorgeous vintage and modern cars and motorcycles. Spectators get in free or you can register your vehicle to compete for the grand prize of coolest car!
Head to Santa Fe's Teaching Zoo for this family-friendly event and learn about fun ways to enjoy and conserve nature. Your kids can explore the zoo and take part in fun activities like face painting, crafts, training demonstrations, and more.
We Are Neutral has made its mark helping local businesses and individuals understand, reduce, and offset their carbon footprints. Now's your chance to join the movement at their Earth Day celebration. In addition to the fun education, there will be live music, local craft vendors, food trucks, and more.
A local physician couple teamed with World Help, a humanitarian organization, and Created Gainesville, a local women's outreach, to create this run for a good cause. Both the 5k and 10k walk/run aim to generate awareness and raise funds to help bring an end to human trafficking.
Do your part to aid Floridians impacted by epilepsy by participating in this event. In addition to the walk, there will be a DJ, raffles for prizes, presentation of the Clayton Feigh Youth Award, and more.
Journey back to ye ole pioneer days at this historic festival located only a short 30-minute drive outside of Gainesville. Visit vendors selling homemade crafts, clothing, and furniture of the era and check out art from local artists. There's even a pie baking contest on Saturday, April 27!