I must say, the Retreat at Crystal Manatee is one of the most comfortable and accessible lodgings we've found since we started traveling. We literally were two blocks from Kings Bay and only a few more to the Crystal River Historic Shopping District. Plus it had great creature comforts ...
When we read the reviews of The Biscuit Barn, little did we know we were about to be treated to the best biscuits in Florida. We have read rave reviews before, however, upon our arrival the food was good but not great. This time we were more than pleasantly surprised. ...
  It had been nearly six decades since I had been to Weeki Wachee Springs to see the mermaids. So when we saw that they were having a special Christmas presentation that made up our minds for a return visit.   Those who follow us know we like to take the back roads when we head out. That generally means...
We have been to some of Florida's fun and funky shopping areas in the past. For us, Crystal River's Heritage Village is as good as any. As we pointed out, our lodging at the Crystal Manatee was a great place to start. It is close to King's Bay and the Three Sisters Springs...
So we were in Crystal River when we had our first BubbaQue's experience. Actually, we were shopping in the Heritage Village section when we saw the brightly colored "BubbaQue's - Real Pit Grillin' "sign encouraging us to stop by for lunch. And we were ready for some lunch (it was...


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