Weeki Wachee, FL, USA

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Weeki Wachee, FL, USA

Weeki Wachee vacation rentals

Magical mermaids and more in Weeki Wachee

Located within a 60-minute drive of Tampa’s International Airport in Florida’s lush Hernando county, Weeki Wachee boasts of a dizzying range of outdoor activities to please sun-worshippers, water sports aficionados, and wetland adventurers in equal measure. The Weeki Wachee Springs State Park prides itself on its world-famous underwater mermaid show, while the nearby Buccaneer Bay Water Park gives access to water recreation and beach activities for the whole family all just moments from your Weeki Wachee vacation rental.

Outdoor activities aplenty in Weeki Wachee

Once you’ve booked your Weeki Wachee vacation rental you can start planning just what you’re going to do when in town. And the list of activities on offer shouldn’t disappoint. You can have fun with the kids splashing about in pools and sprawling out on sands or you could take in an animal show or watch mermaids perform. There are sprawling state parks to explore and lots of action to be had on the water, too – think everything from water paddling and kayaking to organized fishing tours and eco trips to the area’s coves and wetlands.

Legends come alive in Weeki Wachee

For a truly unique experience the whole family will enjoy, visit the sprawling Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. It’s 400-seat submerged theater is the place to see mermaids in action as they dance and whirl around in the water. The Buccaneer Bay Water Park, meanwhile, offers thrilling waterslides, a white sandy beach area, and covered picnic pavilions, which provide a relaxing space for the entire family. You’ll also discover animal shows here, and be able to get up close to manatees, otters, fish, and reptiles. Nearby, you’ll find plenty of Weeki Wachee vacation rentals, from waterfront cottages to pet-friendly pads.

Year-round sunshine in Weeki Wachee

The Gulf Stream running across North Florida keeps temperatures hot all-year through in Weeki Wachee, with the most scorching temperatures occurring in July and August. Winter, spring, and fall are often less busy times to visit, and the weather tends to be a little less humid. The nearby tropical ocean offers some of the warmest sea waters in the States, which should delight of pirates, mermaids, and surfers of all ages.

Wild animals and sparking lakes abound

From fishing and nature tours to eco trips to secluded coves and wetlands, there is plenty of nature to explore in and around Weeki Wachee. If you enjoy hiking, the sprawling Weekiwachee Preserve should be on your list of places to visit. Here, bright blue lakes and pine-covered sandhills play host to one of Florida’s largest remaining black bear habitats. Hike around the dedicated trails, or if you want to really get the adrenaline pumping, launch yourself off one of the area’s jagged cliffs into warm waters below.