Springs House Guidebook

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Springs House Guidebook

Food scene

Great food and atmosphere with outdoor seating and live music
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Great Outdoors Restaurant
65 North Main Street
44 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Great food and atmosphere with outdoor seating and live music
Great Mexican food in historic building.
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El Patio
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Great Mexican food in historic building.
The finest down-home cooking. Great BBQ, large tables, fast service.
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Bev's Burger Café
315 Northeast Santa Fe Boulevard
6 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
The finest down-home cooking. Great BBQ, large tables, fast service.
The best sandwiches and fantastic homemade desserts! One of a kind place and a “must visit” while in High Springs.
Station Bakery & Cafe
20 NW Railroad Ave
The best sandwiches and fantastic homemade desserts! One of a kind place and a “must visit” while in High Springs.
“A Seasonal Plant Based Menu” Hot and cold sandwiches, soups, and desserts. All vegetarian options and lots of organic food to choose from. Located just 1 mile away.
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Bambi's Country Market & Cafe
18592 High Springs Main Street
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
“A Seasonal Plant Based Menu” Hot and cold sandwiches, soups, and desserts. All vegetarian options and lots of organic food to choose from. Located just 1 mile away.
Chain sub shop but well known and can call in orders for pick up.
Subway
Chain sub shop but well known and can call in orders for pick up.
High Springs Brewing Company
18562 Northwest 237th Street
Pink Flamingo diner recently renovated and includes a brand new menu with great food and vegan options as well. Full liquor bar outside. Offers live music multiple days a week and a brand new put-put golf course.
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Pink Flamingo Diner
19726 US-441
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Pink Flamingo diner recently renovated and includes a brand new menu with great food and vegan options as well. Full liquor bar outside. Offers live music multiple days a week and a brand new put-put golf course.
So yummy!! The best ice cream in town. Homemade waffle cones and brownies. Lots of flavors to choose from including lactose free options.
Florida Creamery High Springs
23629 U.S. 27
So yummy!! The best ice cream in town. Homemade waffle cones and brownies. Lots of flavors to choose from including lactose free options.
Awesome food. I love their Greek salads and breadsticks. They also do a really good stuffed shells and have great lunch specials.
PEPPERONI'S PIZZERIA
19975 Northwest 244th Street
Awesome food. I love their Greek salads and breadsticks. They also do a really good stuffed shells and have great lunch specials.
Located not even a half mile from the house. They have great pizza and I love their subs. Cute outdoor dining area perfect for enjoying after a day at the springs.
Sam’s Pizza and Subs
18213 High Springs Main Street
Located not even a half mile from the house. They have great pizza and I love their subs. Cute outdoor dining area perfect for enjoying after a day at the springs.
Located about 10 minutes away. They have excellent Cuban food and even serve breakfast. I love their flan 🍮 and coffee!
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Mi Apá Latin Café of Alachua
15634 U.S. 441
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Located about 10 minutes away. They have excellent Cuban food and even serve breakfast. I love their flan 🍮 and coffee!
Excellent Chinese food with quick take out options. I love their spring rolls and shrimp with vegetables.
Eabyss
20201 U.S. 441
Excellent Chinese food with quick take out options. I love their spring rolls and shrimp with vegetables.
Super cool place with a beautiful atmosphere. They hand make all of the “spins” bread that they use for everything from Sandwiches to desserts. Definitely a unique place!
Spins: Sweet & Savory
23677 West U.S. Highway 27
Super cool place with a beautiful atmosphere. They hand make all of the “spins” bread that they use for everything from Sandwiches to desserts. Definitely a unique place!
Located about 10 minutes away, this historic restaurant is well known for their “Stogie Burgers” and steaks. I love their side salads with homemade ranch dressing and they have HUGE baked potatoes with lots of topping options. Ice cream parlor and candy store attached to it so save room for dessert!
Conestogas Restaurant
14920 North Main Street
Located about 10 minutes away, this historic restaurant is well known for their “Stogie Burgers” and steaks. I love their side salads with homemade ranch dressing and they have HUGE baked potatoes with lots of topping options. Ice cream parlor and candy store attached to it so save room for dessert!
Italian food at its finest! Full bar and authentic food.
Tony and Al's Deli
14960 Main St
Italian food at its finest! Full bar and authentic food.
Yummy goodies and relaxing atmosphere
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
The Talented Cookie Company
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Yummy goodies and relaxing atmosphere

Sightseeing

World class cave diving and other water sports with many spring heads, nature trails, and picnic areas to relax and explore.
66 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Ginnie Springs Outdoors, LLC
7300 Ginnie Springs Road
66 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
World class cave diving and other water sports with many spring heads, nature trails, and picnic areas to relax and explore.
Beautiful State Park with springs and river access. Plenty of space to cook out and relax.
54 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park
7450 Northeast 60th Street
54 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Beautiful State Park with springs and river access. Plenty of space to cook out and relax.
Lots of wildlife and beautiful springs, boardwalk and picnic areas. Only 2 miles away!
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Poe Springs Park
28800 Northwest 182nd Avenue
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Lots of wildlife and beautiful springs, boardwalk and picnic areas. Only 2 miles away!
One of Florida’s first state parks. Lots of beautiful trails with abundant wildlife. Cool swinging bridge over the Santa Fe River. It was an old pioneer town with the first settlers cabins and tools still on display.
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O'Leno State Park & River Rise
410 Dogwood Trail
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One of Florida’s first state parks. Lots of beautiful trails with abundant wildlife. Cool swinging bridge over the Santa Fe River. It was an old pioneer town with the first settlers cabins and tools still on display.
Offers river adventures on the historic Santa Fe River only 3.2 miles away.
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Canoe Outpost High Springs
21410 U.S. 441
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Offers river adventures on the historic Santa Fe River only 3.2 miles away.
62 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with over 20 specialty gardens including the largest herb garden in the south eastern United States and the largest public collection of bamboo in Florida.
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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
4700 SW 58th Dr
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62 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with over 20 specialty gardens including the largest herb garden in the south eastern United States and the largest public collection of bamboo in Florida.
Enjoy “Natural Florida” on the historic Suwannee River in this state park. Lots of places to picnic and enjoy nature.
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Fanning Springs State Park
18020 US-19
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Enjoy “Natural Florida” on the historic Suwannee River in this state park. Lots of places to picnic and enjoy nature.
Lots of room to swim and explore nature. Trails to walk, and experience the very popular “tube float” on the Ichetucknee River.
79 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Ichetucknee Springs State Park- Southern Entrance
12087 Southwest U.S.Highway 27
79 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Lots of room to swim and explore nature. Trails to walk, and experience the very popular “tube float” on the Ichetucknee River.
Beautiful spring surrounded by wildlife and so many deer. During the winter, hundreds of manatees find their home here.
25 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Manatee Springs State Park
11650 NW 115 St
25 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Beautiful spring surrounded by wildlife and so many deer. During the winter, hundreds of manatees find their home here.
Super cool place! Well known for diving and snorkeling. Beautiful scenery.
64 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Devil's Den Prehistoric Spring
5390 NE 180 Ave
64 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Super cool place! Well known for diving and snorkeling. Beautiful scenery.
Named “Florida’s best spot to view alligators” walk the La Chua Trail for beautiful scenery and wildlife viewing.
50 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
100 Savannah Boulevard
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Named “Florida’s best spot to view alligators” walk the La Chua Trail for beautiful scenery and wildlife viewing.
Established to protect one of the largest undeveloped river-delta estuarine systems in the United States. 53,000 acres
Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge
16450 Northwest 31 Place
Established to protect one of the largest undeveloped river-delta estuarine systems in the United States. 53,000 acres
Site of annual re-enactments in February of the Civil War battle of Olustee. Scenes for Civil War movies including a 1989 movie Glory, have been filmed here. Has a visitor center with historical information and artifacts.
Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park
Site of annual re-enactments in February of the Civil War battle of Olustee. Scenes for Civil War movies including a 1989 movie Glory, have been filmed here. Has a visitor center with historical information and artifacts.
This park offers a beautiful, natural setting for exhibits and special events. Has many outdoor recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, bicycling and picnicking. It’s centerpiece is the Carillon Tower, the worlds largest tubular bell instrument playing concerts daily throughout the parks beautiful gardens and grounds.
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
11016 Lillian Sanders Dr
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This park offers a beautiful, natural setting for exhibits and special events. Has many outdoor recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, bicycling and picnicking. It’s centerpiece is the Carillon Tower, the worlds largest tubular bell instrument playing concerts daily throughout the parks beautiful gardens and grounds.
One of the largest and deepest springs in the area, the 70 feet deep spring pumps 60 million gallons of water into the Suwanee River daily. In the spring lies the remains of a Civil War era steamship, the Madison.
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Troy Springs State Park
674 NE Troy Springs Rd
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
One of the largest and deepest springs in the area, the 70 feet deep spring pumps 60 million gallons of water into the Suwanee River daily. In the spring lies the remains of a Civil War era steamship, the Madison.
World renowned in the cave diving community, this park has extensive underground pathways connecting springs and sinks throughout the property. Even non-divers can peer into the world below along the interpretive trail that follows those pathways above ground and provides photos and information.
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park
18081 185th Rd
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
World renowned in the cave diving community, this park has extensive underground pathways connecting springs and sinks throughout the property. Even non-divers can peer into the world below along the interpretive trail that follows those pathways above ground and provides photos and information.
Steep ravines and high bluffs. The rapids earn a Class III White Water designation. A smaller set of rapids downstream is called Little Shoals
Big Shoals State Park
11330 SE Co Rd 135
Steep ravines and high bluffs. The rapids earn a Class III White Water designation. A smaller set of rapids downstream is called Little Shoals
Banks with high bluffs, boat ramps, boardwalks, and bridges. Enjoy the river and all of its beauty with lime stone formations, oak & cypress trees.
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Suwannee River State Park
3631 201st Path
8 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Banks with high bluffs, boat ramps, boardwalks, and bridges. Enjoy the river and all of its beauty with lime stone formations, oak & cypress trees.
Forty Fathom Grotto
9487 Northwest 115th Avenue
Paradise Springs
4040 Southeast 84th Lane Road
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Blue Grotto Dive Resort
3852 NE 172 Ct
10 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
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Royal Springs
12 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Located about 30 minutes away. Really cool place to learn more about Florida. Also has a huge, beautiful butterfly garden that you can walk through. Excellent for families with kids or anyone who likes natural history.
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Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
3215 Hull Road
64 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Located about 30 minutes away. Really cool place to learn more about Florida. Also has a huge, beautiful butterfly garden that you can walk through. Excellent for families with kids or anyone who likes natural history.
Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens is North Central Florida's newest botanical garden. Located in Williston, FL, this unique treasure features over 50 separate garden displays nestled in and around a century-old lime rock quarry. With tons of colorful plants, several beautiful cascading waterfalls, and countless breath taking views, you can bring your family and friends. 45 minute drive
20 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens
4990 Northeast 180 Avenue
20 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens is North Central Florida's newest botanical garden. Located in Williston, FL, this unique treasure features over 50 separate garden displays nestled in and around a century-old lime rock quarry. With tons of colorful plants, several beautiful cascading waterfalls, and countless breath taking views, you can bring your family and friends. 45 minute drive

Entertainment

Canoe, kayak & SUP rentals with shuttle service to the Santa Fe River & nearby spring. Beautiful art gallery featuring local artists and shop offering food, drinks (beer & wine), and ice cream. Live music and performances by local and well known artists, plus more! 15% off kayak rentals when you book with me!
18 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Rum 138
2070 SW County Rd 138
18 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Canoe, kayak & SUP rentals with shuttle service to the Santa Fe River & nearby spring. Beautiful art gallery featuring local artists and shop offering food, drinks (beer & wine), and ice cream. Live music and performances by local and well known artists, plus more! 15% off kayak rentals when you book with me!
A mini water park fun for the whole family. Has lots to offer including rope swings, slides, zip-line, and karaoke! Can come by boat from the river or by car.
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Bob's River Place
2878 Co Rd 340
9 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
A mini water park fun for the whole family. Has lots to offer including rope swings, slides, zip-line, and karaoke! Can come by boat from the river or by car.
A dynamic space that encourages visitors to engage with local Florida history. History bus tours, gallery talks, interactive activities, lectures and book signings. Includes permanent and temporary exhibitions, public programs, and tours. Admission is free.
Matheson History Museum
513 E University Ave
A dynamic space that encourages visitors to engage with local Florida history. History bus tours, gallery talks, interactive activities, lectures and book signings. Includes permanent and temporary exhibitions, public programs, and tours. Admission is free.

Shopping

Find different treasures here
Main Street Antique Mall
10 High Springs Main Street
Find different treasures here
Largest rock shop in North Central Florida carrying rocks and minerals from around the world! Rare mineral specimens, handcrafted jewelry, books, cards, & singing bowls.
High Springs Emporium
660 North West Santa Fe Boulevard
Largest rock shop in North Central Florida carrying rocks and minerals from around the world! Rare mineral specimens, handcrafted jewelry, books, cards, & singing bowls.
Located on Main Street in High Springs this boutique offers women’s clothing, swimwear, and lingerie.
Lions Lair
18556 High Springs Main Street
Located on Main Street in High Springs this boutique offers women’s clothing, swimwear, and lingerie.
Home decor, vintage & consignment antiques. You never know what you will find in this big store.
The Mantle
25 High Springs Main Street
Home decor, vintage & consignment antiques. You never know what you will find in this big store.
And eclectic collection of antiques and collectibles. This is a beautiful store with lots of unique things to look at.
Unique Notions
35 Northwest 1st Avenue
And eclectic collection of antiques and collectibles. This is a beautiful store with lots of unique things to look at.
Locally grown food and clothing items and accessories sold once a week by the railroad tracks.
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
High Springs Farmers Market
115 Northeast Railroad Avenue
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Locally grown food and clothing items and accessories sold once a week by the railroad tracks.
Great prices and selection of clothing and household goods.
Bealls Outlet
Great prices and selection of clothing and household goods.

Dive Shop

Less than a mile away, great place to experience all levels of scuba training and GUE Instructor Development Center. Dry suit and regulator repair, equipment rental, and dive shop for all your diving needs.
Extreme Exposure
Less than a mile away, great place to experience all levels of scuba training and GUE Instructor Development Center. Dry suit and regulator repair, equipment rental, and dive shop for all your diving needs.
Offers dive classes and continuing education, equipment service and rentals/sales. Dive shop includes apparel, jewelry, aquatic gifts, sun and body care products. Also hosts dive trips to many local places.
Scuba Monkey Dive Center LLC
13585 N West 101 Dr
Offers dive classes and continuing education, equipment service and rentals/sales. Dive shop includes apparel, jewelry, aquatic gifts, sun and body care products. Also hosts dive trips to many local places.
Equipment services and rentals and sales.
Cave Country Dive Shop
19808 US-441
Equipment services and rentals and sales.

Grocery Store

Grocery store located 2.3 miles away
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Winn-Dixie
7 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Grocery store located 2.3 miles away
Grocery store located 5.4 miles away
11 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Publix Super Market at Alachua Market Place
16193 US-441
11 Recomendado por los habitantes de la zona
Grocery store located 5.4 miles away
Grocery store located 6.7 miles away
Hitchcock's
15560 NW US Hwy 441
Grocery store located 6.7 miles away

Pharmacy

Located 1.1 miles away
CVS
19225 NW US Hwy 441
Located 1.1 miles away
Located 7.1 miles away
Walgreens
15155 NW US Hwy 441
Located 7.1 miles away