Best Florida Bargain for $2 – Authentic Florida

Shimmering shades of aqua blues and emerald greens reflect above and below the crystal clear water.

I glance down to the white sandy bottom with patches of river grass as I quietly paddle under a thick green canopy of Sabal Palms and shady moss-covered oak trees.

Central Florida’s Rainbow Springs State Park, located near Ocala, three miles north of Dunnellon, is home to the river’s headspring, which feeds into one of the most beloved waterways in the state.

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