Crystal River: Swimming with the Manatees

The City of Crystal River is located in Citrus County on the Nature Coast of Florida.  The Nature Coast, unofficially includes eight counties on the bend of Florida that lines the Gulf of Mexico.  The city of just over 3,000 is best known for the manatees which are attracted to its springs during the winter months.  It is the only place in the USA where it is legal to interact with manatees in their natural environment.