As temperatures gently dip, nudged by fresh fall breezes beneath dazzling blue skies, there’s no time better to celebrate room-to-roam riches and no place better than here, in Nature’s Place to Play. Lose the roadways and find joy exploring our wide open spaces and vast trail network.read more..
The tapestry of natural areas, parks, and preserves along Florida’s Adventure Coast support a spectacular diversity of flora and fauna. Spread along the Gulf of Mexico, the region offers 200,000 acres of protected parklands to explore, along with pristine rivers, swathes of old-growth forest, and the beautiful waters of the Gulf. From birding walks to family cycling trips.read more..
Envelope yourself in all that is fresh and healthy on this invigorating wellness adventure. Tour waterways, wild spaces and local flavors. Walk sunshine-covered trails and let your cares slip away at a sumptuous wellness center.
Ample sunshine and fair weather make Florida’s Adventure Coast an excellent place to hike and bike throughout the year. Northwest Florida not only boasts great weather, but it’s also home to a vast network of trails that wind through parks, preserves, and wildlife areas. Some are paved paths along former railroad beds that give cyclists safe, convenient places.read more..
by Kellilynn Hann
“Come on, slowpoke!” I waved to my husband, Ron, encouraging him to hop on his rented bicycle and join me down the trail. We were in the heart of Florida’s Adventure Coast, an area of Hernando County snuggled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Withlacoochee River.read more..
A mosaic of marshlands, floodplain forests, shimmering lakes, and grasslands, the Weekiwachee Preserve is an outdoor oasis for nature lovers. Spread over the southwest corner of Hernando County along Florida’s Adventure Coast, the 11,206-acre ecological treasure also serves as a fantastic destination for hiking, biking, paddling, and birdwatching. Bounded by.read more..
From majestic trees draped in Spanish moss, to gentle manatees floating along the inland waterways, to world-famous mermaids, Florida’s Adventure Coast beckons with a magical—and unique—appeal. This stretch of the state, which encompasses Hernando County and the charming towns of Brooksville and Weeki Wachee, reaches all the way to the Gulf of Mexico on the west to the.read more..
Whatever mood you’re in, there’s a trail for you here in Nature’s Place to Play.
Choose wet or dry, paved or not, long or short. Florida’s Adventure Coast is laced with scenic trails, some of which are nationally recognized.
Lowering his bike from the rack, Bob sighed with contentment. It’s beautiful weather and perfect for a long ride. He gazed at the paved trail stretching beyond his sight, knowing it’s now ten miles long and doesn’t end there; he can ride as far as he wants to. No more of the “out-and-back” that he’d become accustomed to.read more..
Terrain variety, natural surroundings and a shady small downtown welcome bicyclists to Florida’s Adventure Coast. Home to the Brooksville Ridge, it boasts challenging elevation changes amid miles of level terrain. Winding through forests, preserves and scenic countryside, your perfect ride awaits!
New to Adventure Coast cycling? Here is what you need to know:
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