• Meet Our Manatees

    Nothing compares to the how amazing it is to have the opportunity to get up close and personal with these gentle giants. Read more about this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • Archaeological Finds in Chassahowitzka

    Amazing finds were recently unearthed during the Chassahowitzka Headspring Resortation Project. Underwater archaeologists discovered thousands of artifacts that span 10,000 years of Florida’s history.

  • Cycle the Whole County

    If you want to cycle Citrus County, start at Withlacoochee State Trail, a wide, asphalt-paved trail that’s 46 miles long and follows much of the course of the Withlacoochee River.

  • Scallop Season 2016

    From June 27 through September 24, scalloping comes to Citrus County. Part snorkeling experience, part treasure dive and saltwater fishing trip, scalloping is fun for all.

  • Seasons of Seafood

    The restaurants and dining options in Citrus County are as numerous as our outdoor adventures and special events. And our local eateries offer as much charm as the area itself. Whether you want fresh-caught seafood at one of our iconic waterfront restaurants, a casual meal at the county’s American/family restaurants, or the sophisticated flavors of fine-dining and contemporary establishments, Citrus County’s diverse […]

Welcome to Crystal River, FL

Find Florida’s soul in our warm Gulf waters, spring-fed rivers, gentle manatees, fantastic fishing and bountiful lakes. Our affordable hotels and motels include riverside inns and full-service resorts, and charming bed and breakfasts and campgrounds are ready to welcome you. Come experience Citrus County’s unspoiled natural surroundings, championship golf, unique shops, abundant history and endless aquatic adventure.