Dive Right In: The Stunning Natural Springs of North Florida
Gilchrist Blue SpringsLike Ginnie Springs, Gilchrist Blue Springs pours its water into the Santa Fe River. This beautiful state park produces about 44 million gallons of crystal-clear water every day. Swimming is encouraged, and you can find even more springs along nearby nature trails. It is located about 40 minutes north of the hotel.
Wes Skiles Peacock SpringsDivers from around the world come to explore the 33,000 feet of underwater passages at Peacock Springs. It boasts one of the longest aquatic cave systems in the entire continental U.S. Positioned about an hour and a half from Hotel ELEO, you can swim, dive (if certified) and use the picnic areas equipped with grills.
Rainbow SpringsThe water at Rainbow Springs is described as "sapphire-blue" and about 50 minutes away from Hotel ELEO! Former home to a mining operation and privately owned tourist destination, Rainbow Springs offers swimming, human-made waterfalls, gardens and sloping hills.
Silver SpringsSilver Springs is a group of artesian springs and a historic tourist attraction that is now part of Silver Springs State Park. In addition to charming gardens, you can enjoy kayaking, trail hiking and camping — all within a 45-minute drive.
Florida and enjoy exploring some of Florida's most stunning natural springs.
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