There’s no better place in the world to befriend a manatee than in Crystal River, Florida. Why? Because Three Sisters Springs in the Crystal River National WildlifeRefuge is where the manatees go. You’ll find sea cows—specifically West Indian Manatees—year-round in the waters of Crystal River and Homosassa. But from January through March, the creatures congregate by the hundreds because of the water’s constant 72-degree temp. It’s also the only place in the U.S. where you can legally swim with manatees, so it’s really no contest.
We are so fortunate to live in a state with great activities and festivals all year long. With cooler temperatures knocking at our door, November is an awesome time to attend a festival or special event.
We've narrowed our November 2019 list down to a few events that sounded extra interesting. To keep up with our favorite Florida Festivals throughout the year, be sure to follow us on Facebook and visit our Events tab.
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