Why a Florida River Vacation Beats Disney World

Vacationing on the Santa Fe River in North Florida

Florida River Vacation on the Santa Fe

Thinking about heading to Disney World again?  How about giving your budget a break and having a whole new adventure in Florida?  River vacations are a fun way to experience the Sunshine State that you may not have considered.

The Santa Fe River is a great place to choose for your Florida river vacation.  The Santa Fe is a 75-mile river in North Florida fed by many freshwater springs.… Continue reading

Get the Most Out of Your Cabin Rental: Florida Vacation Cabin Tips

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Cabin Rental for Your Florida Vacation

Planning a Florida vacation?  Consider a cabin rental.  Florida has some amazing woodlands to explore–and some great Florida river cabins–all in the same place.  Here are some tips to find the Florida cabin rental home that’s right for you:

1. Choose a unique Florida vacation cabin and experience something new.

If you’re looking for something special, try a Santa Fe River cabin right in the heart of Florida.  Unlike the… Continue reading

Enjoy Kayaking, Canoeing and Swimming from Our Florida River Cabin on the Santa Fe River

Cabin for rent on the Santa Fe River in Florida

Florida River Cabin on the Santa Fe

Visit us at our cozy Florida river cabin rental at Rum Island Retreat next to the Santa Fe River, for kayaking, canoeing and swimming in the clear springs.

The Santa Fe River is a 75-mile river in northern Florida. The watershed of this typical river is approximately 1,380 square miles, spreading across several counties. The headwaters of the river are Lake Santa Fe, near Keystone Heights. The Santa Fe River often is a… Continue reading

Lots of Things to Do at the Nearby City of High Springs

Things to Do Near Our Snowbird Vacation Rental in North Central Florida

High Springs sprang up around the Savannah, Florida and Western Railroad maintenance facility due to its many steam locomotives. Once upon a time, about 12 tracks crossed Main Street, near a roundhouse, maintenance shed and storage buildings. Most of the town’s older homes were built because of the railroad to house its employees. The steam trains are a thing of the past, but High Springs has been reborn… Continue reading

North Central Florida Is Heaven for Wildlife Lovers

Enjoy the Wildlife at Our Winter Vacation Rentals Home in Florida

When you visit Florida, wildlife confronts you everywhere. Especially the exotic birds fascinated me; often you end up close to subtropical bird species while playing golf or picnicking inside a public park.

North Central Florida is certainly a much more interesting spot for naturalists than I usually ever have expected. Both Florida’s flowers and wildlife are surprisingly diverse, and Florida is the 3rd most ecologically diverse state after Hawaii… Continue reading

Planning Your Romantic Florida Weekend Getaway

Romantic Florida Cabin Rentals in High Springs

Planning a romantic weekend? Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend to relax and enjoy a special trip with your loved one or you are in search of a new adventure, you’ve come to the right place. The secret to planning a romantic weekend is in doing something that both you enjoy. So you have to work with your partner to plan a romantic Florida weekend getaway together. Everything from the accommodations… Continue reading

Comparing a Florida Vacation Home to a Hotel

Vacation Home in Florida

Florida Vacation Home

Renting a Florida vacation home is a great way to enjoy a Florida vacation. Florida vacation homes can be booked year-round. Besides the fabulous vacation homes you have to choose from in Florida, there is so much to do while on vacation.  And it’s so much better to have your own rental home instead of a hotel room.

You can easily find Florida woodlands that are great for hiking. There is a wide variety of water… Continue reading

Florida Meditation Retreats Lodging

Book Accommodations for Your Florida Meditation Retreat

Rum Island Retreat in the heart of North Central Florida offers beautiful woodland paths and restful scenery for your meditation retreat.  The cabin can accommodate up to 10 guests, and there is plenty of room for camping on the grounds at our private cabin retreat.  Also available is an outdoor tub and bathhouse along with a fire pit and plenty of outdoor seating on our large patio with summer kitchen. … Continue reading

Host Your Florida Yoga Retreat at Rum Island

Beautiful Accommodations for Yoga Retreats in Florida

Yoga Instructors:  Here’s your chance to bring together a full range of healing approaches and combine them with the healing atmosphere of Rum Island Retreat. We have made an atmosphere that’s safe, beautiful and inviting, perfect for your Florida yoga retreat needs.

Our goal is to bring together the beauty and wholeness of Rum Island Retreat and suffuse it with the healing approaches of yoga by opening it up to yoga teachers… Continue reading

Things to Do on Your Florida Cabin Vacation

Rum Island Spring - Florida Vacation Cabin on the Santa Fe River

Rum Island Spring

Looking to rent a Florida vacation cabin for your next holiday?  It can be both a peaceful and adventurous trip!  Here are just some of the things you can do in our secluded vacation cabin next to the Santa Fe River.

  • Go Snorkeling, Swimming and Sunning at Rum Island – Our cozy cabin retreat is right next door to Rum Island Park and Spring.  You have your own private path to the park! … Continue reading

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