Located on the banks of the Suwannee River in Live Oak, FL is Camp Suwannee at the Advent Christian Village. Live Oak is located in Suwannee County, which is named after the river, and roughly an hour and a half drive from Gainesville. Camp Suwannee is open year-round and offers facilities for groups of up … Continue reading Camp Suwannee
The Suwannee River is a 246-mile long river that runs from the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia to the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. It is the third longest river in Florida and attracts thousands of visitors each year. Visitors to the Suwannee River often comment on the dark brown coloring that resembles tea or coffee. The river's color comes from decaying … Continue reading Way down upon the Suwannee River…
Whether you’re visiting Gainesville from out of town, or a local looking for the perfect ‘staycation' getaway, the Sweetwater Branch Inn should be at the top of your list for accommodations! Built in the late 1800s, the Inn is a complex of two restored Victorian-era mansions (the McKenzie House and the Cushman-Colson House), guest cottages, … Continue reading Sweetwater Branch Inn
Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation is an educational conservation facility that rescues exotic animals in need. Carson Springs also has a rehabilitation license for native wildlife, and supports conservation of endangered species. The facility is home to over 25 different animal species and adheres to strict safety protocols to provide the animals with the best living … Continue reading Feeling Wild?