High Springs, Florida has Something for Everyone
High Springs, Florida was a railroad town located in Alachua County and is home to slightly more than 5,000 residents as of 2010. Originally settled in the 1830s, High Springs is a Florida town rich in history and offers visitors and residents great opportunities to shop, relax, and experience nature.
Dining & Shopping
Many interesting shopping and dining opportunities exist in High Springs. The most noteworthy restaurant in High Springs is The Great Outdoors. This restaurant offers local delicacies and Southern cooking. The Great Outdoors is the recipient of the Golden Spoon Award and offers a custom pale ale named after a local hero, Naked Ed. Naked Ed is a long-time resident of the area known for his conservation efforts in Lilly Springs and his nudist lifestyle. For over 23 years, Naked Ed has lived near Lilly Springs and has been the driving force behind cleaning up the springs and restoring its natural beauty.
High Springs is a great place to shop for antiques. As one of Florida's oldest towns, High Springs provides a one-of-a-kind shopping experience for even the most seasoned shoppers. Lovers of fresh fruits and vegetables will also find that High Springs Farmer's Market offers the freshest products from local farmers.
Rest & Relaxation
High Springs offers visitors and residents many opportunities for rest and relaxation. At a top-ranked bed and breakfast The Grady House, visitors and locals seeking a getaway can spend a relaxing weekend in one of High Springs' oldest buildings. Those seeking entertainment need look no further than the Priest Theatre, which is a local historic landmark offering a movie theater and special events. High Springs' Community Theatre offers live plays and events for the whole family. Camp Kulaqua is a local camp and retreat offering visitors a nature-filled getaway.
Nature lovers revel in all High Springs has to offer. From canoeing and tubing to scuba diving to cave diving, High Springs offers a wealth of opportunities to explore nature. Numerous state parks offer visitors and residents the chance to grab a kayak and discover Florida's natural beauty from the water. High Springs, as its name suggests, is home to many natural springs including Ginnie Springs, Blue Springs, and the Ichetucknee Springs. In addition to the many natural springs, O'Leno State Park and the Canoe Outpost are located on the Sante Fe River and offer kayak and canoe rentals, hiking trails, and horseback riding opportunities which should not be missed.
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