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Things to Do in Crystal River

The City of Crystal River is located in Citrus County on the Nature Coast in Florida’s bend on the Gulf of Mexico.  It is best known for the manatees which are attracted to its first magnitude springs in the winter months and markets itself as the manatee capital of the world.  I’d be lying if swimming with the manatees wasn’t the main reason why I visited Crystal River, but the city of 3,000 offers other things to do as well.  A few are listed below: