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Nature’s Place for Old-Florida Fun

The Adventure Coast was home to some of the very first Florida attractions—and today this dynamic destination still delights thousands of visitors from across the world. From mermaids, manors, and museums, to scenic gardens, there’s something for everyone. Come see what has made Brooksville and Weeki Wachee an attractive place to visit for generations.

Weeki Wachee Springs

Weeki Wachee Springs

At the headwaters of the Weeki Wachee River, the park’s first-magnitude spring holds a sight of mythic proportions: the world-famous Weeki Wachee mermaids. For over six decades, the mermaids have captivated audiences with their daily underwater performances. Other park features include a riverboat cruise, a native animal show, and Buccaneer Bay—Florida's only spring-fed water park.
Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Our art galleries showcase local artists and their one-of-a-kind creations. View our selection of art galleries, and plan to purchase a work of art that recalls your masterpiece of an Adventure Coast vacation.
Brooksville 1885 Train Depot Museum

Brooksville 1885 Train Depot Museum

All aboard for an adventure 130 years in the making! Travel back in time with at this historic train depot and museum that has welcome guests to Brooksville since 1885. Visit their website for hours and exhibit information.
Boyett’s Citrus Grove

Boyett’s Citrus Grove

Part orange grove, part ice-cream parlor, part zoo and part kitschy gift shop, Boyett’s Citrus Grove is a classic roadside attraction that’s 100% fresh-squeezed Florida fun. Join the tradition and plan to make a stop on your next visit to the Brooksville area.
Chinsegut Conservation Center

Chinsegut Conservation Center

Visitors can explore a network of hiking trails, enjoy educational programs, and traverse Florida’s largest contiguous tract of longleaf pines at this 408-acre preserve. Learn more about what educational opportunities will be taking place during your visit.
Chinsegut Hill Retreat

Chinsegut Hill Retreat

The history of Chinsegut Hill (pronounced “chin-SEE-gut”) is as rich as the ruggedly-lush Old Florida habitat from which it emerged more than 165 years ago. Today, thanks to the persistent efforts of concerned public and private benefactors, the manor house and property are symbols of a pioneering spirit and a commitment to conservation.
KEGS, CASKS & CORKS TOUR

KEGS, CASKS & CORKS TOUR

Savor local libations on a tour of local tap rooms, breweries, wineries, and distilleries in Nature's Place to Play. You'll enjoy handcrafted beer, wine, and whiskey that captures the destination's distinctive spirit. Download our free map today to plan your tour, and enjoy a new adventure in every sip.
Little Rock Cannery

Little Rock Cannery

Prepare fruits, vegetables, meats, and seafood to be canned at this Hernando County-operated cannery. Learn more about this unique facility in Brooksville.
May-Stringer Museum

May-Stringer Museum

Take a guided tour through this 19th-century home in historic Brooksville, and explore more than 11,000 artifacts. Fans of the paranormal can attend weekend Ghost Tours at one of Florida's most famous haunted sites. Contact the museum to learn more about this Adventure Coast treasure.
Monster Transmission

Monster Transmission

Tour the facility of this renowned automotive business, and see every step of the process to overhaul a transmission. You just might discover new possibilities for your own vehicle. Call Monster Transmission or visit their website for more information.
Nature Coast Botanical Gardens

Nature Coast Botanical Gardens

This stunning Spring Hill park features themed gardens, including an Asian Tea Garden, a Bromeliad Garden, a Butterfly Garden, a Rose Garden, a Tropical Rain Garden, a Secret Garden, and a Memorial Garden. Use our online map to make it easy to find your way to the sublime beauty of the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens in Nature’s Place to Play.
TreeUmph!

TreeUmph!

Opening in Fall 2016, TreeUmph! Adventure Course Hernando will include up to 80 individual treetop obstacles on a nearly 50-acre park. Plan to join the zip-lining, tree-top excitement in a future visit to Florida’s Adventure Coast.
Theatres & Other Entertainment

Theatres & Other Entertainment

From plays and symphonies, to the latest Hollywood blockbuster, our diverse entertainment options will add even more entertainment to your Adventure Coast vacation. Browse listings from the variety of entertainment options that await in Nature’s Place to Play!

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