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Best things to do in Suwannee County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Rent a tube and float down a crystal clear, turquoise river that's 72 degrees year round. Enjoy one of Florida's most beautiful First Magnitude springs while you view turtles, wading birds, otters, and if you're lucky--the Florida manatee (typically winter residents).”
38 locals recommend
Park
“Banks with high bluffs, boat ramps, boardwalks, and bridges. Enjoy the river and all of its beauty with lime stone formations, oak & cypress trees. ”
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Located just north of Live Oak Florida, the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is a one-of-a-kind music park and premier campground nestled on the shady banks of the historic, tea-colored Suwannee River in North Florida. The Spirit of the Suwannee is proud to host a variety of events throughout the year. In addition to these events, the park offers live music during the week in the Music Hall and a natural amphitheater for outdoor music festivals.”
4 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“This park offers a beautiful, natural setting for exhibits and special events. Has many outdoor recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, bicycling and picnicking. It’s centerpiece is the Carillon Tower, the worlds largest tubular bell instrument playing concerts daily throughout the parks beautiful gardens and grounds.”
6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Lots of music and festivals. What's not to love! Canoe and kayak rentals too”
5 locals recommend
Park
“We cruise up River Side for a Fun Dip in the Springs all along the Historical Suwannee River!”
8 locals recommend
Park
“Go by car or boat! This is an Historical Spring that is well worth the time to visit!”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“One of our favorite places to go. We enjoy snorkling and tubing down this springfed river through the forest. Great anytime, but espcially during the week when it's quieter. Canoe / kayak too! ”
5 locals recommend
Bar
2 locals recommend
Campground
“Go by River and grab any goodies you forgot on the boat or have Breakfast, Lunch or a drink or two!”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A Live Oak fixture for 40 years and probably the best food in town. Try the fried shrimp or fried shrimp and fish dinner. Both are battered to perfection and it will be about the best shrimp you've ever tasted. Other favorite is the Monterey Chicken. The atmosphere is "local pub" but it's totally family friendly. Carry out and phone-in orders welcome. Open for Lunch and Dinner, Monday thru Friday. Closed on Saturday and Sundays.”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Traveling the pristine waters of the Ichetucknee River is the perfect outing, whether you’re looking for a vigorous adventure or a relaxing day on the water. Although well-known for its warm weather tubing, the 2,669-acre Ichetucknee Springs State Park is also a wildlife haven, where beaver, otter, gar, softshell turtle, wild turkey, wood duck and limpkin all find a home. The main draw is the park’s eight major crystalline springs that join together to create the six-mile Ichetucknee River. The upper portion within the state park is a National Natural Landmark, perhaps the most pristine spring run in the state and best enjoyed by canoe or kayak during the cooler months. Three nature trails also guide visitors through the lush park forest or through a majestic sandhill environment with towering longleaf pines.”
1 local recommends
Park
“Wonder presentation of the history of the south that's located on the historic Suwanee River.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends