A Hidden Gem 2 Hours Away From St Pete Clearwater

Dated: June 26 2018

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A Trip Down This Crystalline River In Florida Is All You Need For Summer And More

Nothing says summertime quite like a trip down one of Florida’s most beautiful rivers. Whether it be paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing or otherwise, Florida rivers can be a spectacular way to spend an afternoon under the sun but keep cool. We have one of the most incredible rivers in Florida right here, and you won’t believe how crystalline this water is.

Easily one of Florida’s most stunning rivers, Rainbow River is the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon.

TripAdvisor medly03
Rainbow River is created from a crystal clear, spring-fed flow which travels nearly 6 miles, creating the ultimate place to explore.
Flickr Peter Long
The river stays at a cool 72 degrees all year long, thanks to the outflow of between 400 and 600 gallons of fresh water every day.
Flickr Kolin Toney
Believe it or not, there has even been archaeological evidence that prehistoric people used Rainbow River in order to cool off, make tools, gather water, and harvest food more than 12,000 years ago.
Flickr Steve Martin
But beyond the unique history of the river, guests today can enjoy a wide variety of activities on the water.
TripAdvisor Reese C.
Paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and tubing — all can be enjoyed along Rainbow River.
TripAdvisor Jessie E.
Depending on your preference for river travel, Rainbow River offers it all.
TripAdvisor Tiffany B.
With various businesses set up along the river route, it's easy to rent a tube or a kayak and take to the water for the entire day.
Flickr Melissa Franklin
You might even end up at the swimming hole, which has some of the clearest, most shallow water for all to enjoy.
Flickr Richard Elzey
No matter how you take to Rainbow River, though, the end result is always complete satisfaction and total relaxation.
TripAdvisor Jake D.
Get ready for loads of wildlife, nesting birds, amphibians galore, and of course, the most crystalline waters to come out of Florida.
TripAdvisor Julie G.

Have you ever trekked down Rainbow River before? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Rainbow River is located in Dunnellon, Florida, and is open year round. Camping is also allowed in Rainbow Springs State Park for those looking to make a weekend out of it. For more information about Rainbow River, visit the website.


Posted in Florida June 08, 2018

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