Visit Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

April 15th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State ParkStep back in time to 1930’s Floirda farm life with a visit to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park. This historic, cracker-style, farmstead was home to the Pulitzer prize-winning author of “The Yearling” and many other books.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896 – 1953) was an American author who’s best known work, “The Yearling,” earned her the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939. Rawlings also happened to be a resident of rural North Central Florida, a fact clearly reflected in much of her writing.

Other Rawlings titles include “South Moon Under,” “Golden Apples,” “When the Whippoorwill,” “Cross Creek Cookery,” and “The Sojourner.”

Fans of the “The Yearling,” whether the novel or the 1946 film starring Jane Wyman and Gregory Peck, will be excited to know that it was written right here at the author’s Florida farm. The backwoods homestead and surrounding “Cracker” country were a major inspiration for the work.

Of course, you don’t have to be a fan of the author to enjoy visiting the park! Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings historic homestead has been restored to how it was when she lived here in the 1930’s.

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Mill Creek Farm – A North Florida Equine Rest Home

March 24th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Mill Creek Farm Florida Retirement Home For HorsesMill Creek Farm, located just north of Alachua, Fl, is a 335-acre rest home for rescued and retired horses. The farm opens on Saturdays for those who would like to meet and feed treats to the more than 100 horses who live here.

Sunny Florida is a popular destination for a wide range of retirees. That’s not news to anyone I know – but for horses?

Horses are tireless and beautiful workers and companions. But what happens when they become too old to work or are no longer able to be cared for properly?

The unfortunate answer is that they are often neglected, starved, or otherwise abused.

Feeding and caring for a horse takes a lot money, time, and energy. It’s no wonder that those who are unprepared for this reality can so often fall short. Luckily, there are facilities like Mill Creek Farm whose very mission is caring for just these kinds of animals.

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Bradford County Strawberry Festival 2019

March 9th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Bradford County Strawberry Festival 2019It’s Bradford County Strawberry Festival time once again and this year’s event seems primed to be better than ever with vendors, rides, live entertainment, and – of course! – strawberries, strawberries, strawberries! April 6th and 7th, 2019 in Starke, FL.

The Bradford County Strawberry Festival has enlivened Starke every spring, for the last 21 years. The popular event celebrates Bradford County’s annual strawberry harvest with two-days of food and fun in the sun.

Of course, there will be strawberries – and Bradford County strawberries are some of the best around. Don’t believe me? Come and find out for yourself! The festival offers fresh strawberries, strawberry ice cream, strawberry smoothies, and Berrylicious strawberry shortcake.

Food at the festival isn’t restricted to strawberries, however. You’ll also see food carts offering BBQ, fresh seafood, sandwiches, salads, hamburgers, hot dogs, and so much more.

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Up Close and Personal with Elephants at Two Tails Ranch!

February 18th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Two Tails Ranch in North Central FloridaIf you’ve ever wanted to get up close and personal with an elephant then you should definitely consider a visit to North Central Florida’s Two Tails Ranch!

Two Tails Ranch is the only privately owned elephant facility of its kind. It boards elephants in need while also providing educational programs that promote elephant awareness.

One of the best ways to increase awareness of elephants is through interaction with them. Two Tails Ranch offers that in spades! Visitors to the ranch may have the opportunity to hand feed, ride, bathe, and otherwise interact with the elephants!

Elephants may not naturally occur in Florida but the state certainly has the right climate for them. They love it here and Two Tails Ranch provides them with a very peaceful 75 acres of green grass and live oaks.

The ranch has boarded more than 250 elephants since being founded in 1984. Some were temporary guests while others lived out the remainder of their lives here. Elephants arrive here for a variety of reasons. Some are “retired performers,” others have lost their homes or run into medical issues. Whatever the reason, Two Tails is here for them!

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NHRA Gatornationals 2019 – 50 Years and Counting

February 8th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

NHRA Gatornationals 2019The NHRA Gatornationals celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a colossal blowout featuring a who’s who from the NHRA’s early days of drag racing. A ‘bucket-list’ event for any devoted drag racing fan – March 14th through the 17th, 2019.

Gainesville Raceway held the first Gatornationals in 1970, less than a year after it opened in 1969. The Gainesville Raceway is one of the NHRA circuit’s fastest tracks, known as a place where records are both regularly set and broken.

NHRA Gatornationals are held each March at the Gainesville Raceway but this year is really going to be something special. The event is the pinnacle of the NHRA Legends Tour, and many iconic figures from the sport’s early days will be on hand. Legends like “Big Daddy” Don Garlits, Shirley Muldowney, Kenny Bernstein, Joe Amato, Ed “The Ace” McCulloch, “The Bounty Hunter” Connie Kalitta, and “Big” Jim Dunn are all expected.

Of course, each race at Gatornationals is a star all on its own.

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Step Back In Time at Dudley Farm Historic State Park

January 28th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Dudley Farm Historic State ParkStep back in time with a visit to the fully-restored, antebellum Dudley Farm. This historic State Park in Newberry, Fl features living history demonstrations, special events, and more.

Historic Dudley Farm is a one-of-a-kind, thoroughly authentic, 325-acre, working farm and Florida state park.

The facility presents the evolution of North Florida farming, from the pioneer days of the 1850’s through to the gasoline-powered 1940’s. This era of change is presented from the perspective of the Dudley family, generations of whom lived out their lives here.

The Dudley family moved to North Central Florida, from Charleston, SC, in the mid-1800’s. Three generations of the family worked the then 640-acre farm, expanding it to a successful crossroads community, with a post office and general store.

Today, visitors can travel back in time at the facility to see what life was once like here.

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2019 Florida Challenge at Bradford Sportsmen Farm

January 14th, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

2019 Florida Challenge at Bradford Sportsmen FarmThe Florida Challenge sporting clays tournament for 2019 is scheduled for February 21st through the 24th at Bradford Sportsmen Farm – just 10 minutes up the road from Hampton Lake Bed and Breakfast!

Bradford Sportsmen Farm is a family owned shooting facility, located in Graham, FL. Bradford Sportsmen Farm hosts a wide variety of events every month, including NSCA registered sporting clays tournaments.

The facility is family owned and provides a diverse array of ranges, including the longest North Florida rifle range open to the public. When it comes to sporting clays, they are hard to beat with two, fully automated, 14 station courses.

Tower and ground level presentations on the courses vary, making them challenging and fun for recreation or a tournament. Their 5-stands are covered, lighted, and even offer remote controls!

Bradford Sportsmen Farm also offers concealed weapons permit classes, taught by certified instructors, and sporting clays instruction. The Club House and Pro Shop are fully air conditioned with ammunition, refreshments, memberships, apparel, and more.

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Single Vision – North Florida Big Cats Refuge

December 21st, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Single Vision - North Florida Big Cats RefugeGet up close and personal with exotic and endangered animals at Single Vision, a North Florida big cats refuge and wildlife sanctuary in Melrose, FL.

If you like wild animals, you’ll love Single Vision. The refuge is dedicated to providing “forever homes” to exotic, endangered animals in need. The North Florida big cats refuge is home to leopards, tigers, lions, panthers, bobcats, and caracals.

Single Vision is much more than than just big cats, however. The facility is also home to lemurs, bears, alligators, birds, kinkajous, coatimundis, and other exotic animals.

Single Vision is dedicated to the conservation of endangered species and educating the public about our planet’s endangered ecosystems. The more that people can interact with these beautiful creatures, the less easy it will be for us to let them all just simply slip out of existence.

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Don’t Miss Hoggetowne Medieval Faire 2019

December 15th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire 2019Travel back in time, space, and imagination to a world of knights and wizards at the 33rd annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire! Alachua County Fairgrounds January 26th-27th and February 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2019.

Get a taste of fantasy and just a bit of history at Hoggetowne Medieval Faire 2019. This year’s theme is “Tales of King Arthur,” bringing Camelot and its Round Table of knights to the Alachua County Fairgrounds.

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire is 9 stages of live entertainment, including musicians, jugglers, acrobats, belly dancers, and more. You’ll see jousting knights, living chess board battles, and real falconry. There will be wandering performers, games to test your strength, and various push and animal rides.

Hungry? Hoggetowne Medieval Faire offers festival fair fit for a king! Feast upon giant turkey legs, blooming onions, sticky ribs, sweet potato fries, fresh pastries, and more.

The Faire also includes a gigantic medieval marketplace with hundreds of artisans selling their wares. Look for jewelry, hand-blown glassware, wood carvings, medieval clothing. Vendors will also be offering demonstrations of their arts: blacksmithing, glass-blowing, wood carving, weaving, and other hand-skills.

One of the most popular spectacles is the jousting, with two knights in full armor charging each other on horseback. Thrilling! Don’t miss the Royal Procession of King William, Queen Caroline, and their court through Hoggetown’s crowded streets to the jousting field.

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire 2019

January 26th-27th and February 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2019
Saturdays and Sundays: 10am to 6pm – Friday: 9am to 4pm
Alachua County Fairgrounds – 3100 NE 39th Ave, 32609
Visit Hoggetowne Medieval Faire online for schedules, menus, tickets, and more.

Gainesville Lodging

Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast is less than 20 minutes from Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. We’re also only 14 miles from Gainesville Regional Airport and just 20 miles from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium! Our contemporary, North Florida B&B is located along the shores of a natural cypress lake. Come enjoy 180 feet of waterfront as just another of the perks at our Florida lakefront inn. Book your stay now at Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast!

Discover Florida’s Historic Camp Blanding Museum

November 23rd, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Camp Blanding Museum  and Memorial ParkCamp Blanding was a major U.S. Army training facility during WWII. Now it is a fascinating military museum right here in Starke – the Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park.

Camp Blanding opened in 1939 as a state-owned, Florida National Guard training facility. When World War II broke out, however, Camp Blanding was enlarged and converted to a federal reserve.

Hundreds of thousands of troops trained at Camp Blanding during WWII. Infantry, Cavalry, Tank Destroyer, Field Artillery, Engineer, Medical, and other specialist troops trained here. Nine full Infantry Divisions trained here, as well, including the 1st ID – more famously referred to as The Big Red One.

Camp Blanding served as an Infantry Replacement Center for most of 1944 and 1945. A large percentage of the soldiers who replenished combat infantry ranks during WWII trained here. The Camp was also home to a 2800-bed hospital and a German POW Compound. Near the end of WWII, it also served as a Separation Center.

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Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History

November 16th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Butterfly Rainforest - Florida Museum of Natural HistoryImagine stepping into a tropical world of lush greenery populated by hundreds of gorgeous and fascinating butterflies and moths. You would either be dreaming … or in the Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History!

The Florida Museum of Natural History, located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, is over 120 years old. Their collections contain more than 34 million specimens and artifacts.

Permanent exhibits at the museum include a focus on the ancient Calusa people of South Florida and an extensive and internationally acclaimed fossil collection. The Discovery Zone contains some fascinating collections and hands-on learning experiences.

One of the museum’s most popular attractions, however, is the Butterfly Rainforest.

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Explore Santa Fe Swamp WMA Conservation Area

October 26th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Florida's Santa Fe Swamp WMAGet out into wild Florida with a visit to Santa Fe Swamp! The Santa Fe Swamp WMA is a wildlife and environmental conservation area just minutes away from our North Central Florida B&B. Visitors to the conservation area enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, fishing, and more.

There are endless reasons to come and enjoy the rewards of a Florida getaway. One is a chance to get out and see some of the Sunshine State’s rich and resplendent wildlife.

The Starke/Hampton Lake area offers a number of opportunities to do so, with a variety of lakes, state forests, and conservation areas to explore. One such popular location is the Santa Fe Swamp WMA.

What is a WMA?

WMA stands for “Wildlife Management Area.” Florida has more than 5.8 million acres of WMA land across the state. WMA’s are conservation areas overseen by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in partnership with other governmental or private landowners.

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Boat Launches and Recreational Lakes Near Starke FL

October 13th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Hampton Lake - Lakes Near Starke FL

Hampton Lake – the view from our B&B

Our north central Florida B&B is surrounded by an abundance of lakes – in fact, our B&B is located on the shore of one! But not all of these lakes are publicly accessible for fishing, swimming, or boating. Thus we’ve compiled this short list of recreational lakes near Starke FL.

Florida’s natural attractions have been wowing visitors since the 1800s. Whether it’s the wildlife, sightseeing, or some of the best freshwater fishing in the world, Florida never fails to impress. The only real problem is narrowing down what you want to do and see while you’re here!

If getting out on local lakes is your idea of fun, you’re in luck!

First of all, our B&B, Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast, was not ironically named. We are actually located on the shores of a natural, cypress lake: Hampton Lake (natch).

Hampton Lake

6982 SW 101 St, Hampton, FL 32044
Hampton Lake is a beautiful, 822-acre, natural cypress lake located between Gainesville and Jacksonville. Hampton lake Bed & amp; Breakfast offers 180 feet of Hampton Lake waterfront to share with our guests. Several of our guestrooms boast scenic lake views and everyone loves watching sunsets from the back porch rocking chairs.

Hampton Lake’s cool, spring-fed waters are perfect for a refreshing swim on a hot day. Anglers will be happy to hear that the lake has ample bass and bream communities and that our property includes a pier to fish off. Further, a public boat launch makes getting a craft out on the lake’s surface a snap.

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Gator Growl 2018 and University of Florida Homecoming

September 24th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

UF Homecoming and Gator Growl 2018Can you believe it? Gator Growl 2018 and the UF Homecoming are almost upon us. This year sees the Gators’ facing the Missouri Tigers for homecoming, and Walk The Moon pumping up the crowd during Gator Growl.

Come out for the largest student-run pep rally in the nation on November 2nd, 2018. Gator Growl and UF Homecoming 2018 celebrates 95 years of tradition with fun activities like Homecoming Parade, Soulfest, Tailgate BBQ, and so much more.

The Gators will face off against the Mizzou Tigers on November 3rd this year. Come show your spirit and support for the Gators during the annual University of Florida Homecoming and Gator Growl!

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Don’t Miss Carson Springs’ Wild Adventure Open House!

September 7th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Carson Springs Wild Adventure Open House 2018If you’re a fan of big cats and wildlife conservation, you won’t want to miss the Carson Springs Wild Adventure Open House on September 29th, 2018.

Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation in Gainesville, Florida, currently houses over 70 animals, including 28 rare and endangered species. But make no mistake: Carson Springs is not a zoo but an exotic animal refuge.

Carson Springs was founded in 2003 with a mission to house and rehabilitate abandoned and abused exotic and native animals. What makes their efforts stand out is how their facility goes well beyond the minimum standards set by the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

You won’t see listless creatures in drab concrete spaces at Carson Springs. Here, all the enclosures are spacious and natural looking with grass, trees, bushes – and a daily cleaning. The animals also receive individual diets specially tailored to their needs. The facility’s efforts have paid off with bright-eyed, active, animals that seem considerably happier than most.

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Florida Racing School – The FIRM Rally & Motorsport

August 31st, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

The FIRM - Florida Racing SchoolIf you’re looking to get into motorsports or are just wanting to get back out onto the track, The FIRM Florida racing school in Starke, Florida has what you’re looking for – and then some!

The Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park (FIRM) is one of the area’s many popular attractions. The North Florida racing school is a motorsports heaven with 6, expert-designed, European-style rally stages with 14 miles of diverse tracks, trails, and road courses.

No wonder The FIRM is known as North Central Florida’s premier action sports facility!

Best of all, it’s less than 15 minutes drive from our North Florida B&B, Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast.

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2018 Florida Gators Football Schedule – Home Game Lodging

August 17th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

2018 Florida Gators Football ScheduleFootball season is right around the corner and the 2018 Florida Gators football schedule is out. If you’re looking for Gators home game lodging for the 2018 season, look no farther than Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast!

Catching these exciting Southeastern Conference games in person is a great experience and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is a great venue. “The Swamp,” as the stadium is also affectionately known, is Florida’s largest stadium. There isn’t a single bad seat in the state-of-the-art facility, though visiting teams know it as one of the toughest college football environments around.

7 of the 13 games in the 2018 Florida Gators football schedule are home games that will be played at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. September 1st, 8th, 15th, October 6th, November 3rd, 10th, and 17th are all Gators home games. Add in Gator Growl (November 2-8) and you have a whole host of reasons to visit North Central Florida this fall!

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Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

July 27th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State ParkGold Head Branch State Park is one of Florida’s oldest state parks. It’s 2,000 acres include sandhills, marshes, ravines, lakes, wildlife, and hiking trails to explore.

Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park is just 20 minutes away from our North Central Florida inn, Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast. The historic state park is located between Gainesville and Jacksonville, six miles north of Keystone Heights on SR 21.

The park was developed in 1935 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the first New Deal agency to begin operations in Florida. The CCC constructed a number of parks and facilities throughout Florida during the 1930’s and Gold Head Branch State Park was one of the first. The CCC’s extraordinary craftsmanship is still in evidence in the park today and one reason to visit.

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Discover All the Great Things To Do in Stark FL

July 20th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

People often ask about fun things to do in Stark Fl. Florida being Florida, there’s always something fun nearby to do or see! We hope the short list below will serve as a quick guide to some of the more popular, local favorites.  We look forward to being your North Central Florida base camp and helping you to discover all the area has to offer.

Things to Do in Stark FL

Things To Do In Stark FL - Camp Blanding MusuemCamp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park: A fascinating military museum complete with monuments, exhibits, and military vehicles. The museum and memorial park are located just outside the main gate of the still active National Guard Installation. The building is surrounded by armaments from World War II, including 2 Half-Tracks and a M4 Sherman Tank. Inside, exhibits include artifacts, photographs, weaponry, uniforms, a dog-tag machine and even an entire military Jeep. One exhibit explores the lives of German prisoners held here during WWII. Today Camp Blanding is a joint training site for the National Guard, Reserve, and active duty troops. Read more.

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Discover Beauty at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

June 23rd, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Kanapaha Botanical GardensNo matter whether you’re visiting Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, Florida for the first or hundredth time, there is always something new and beautiful to see!

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens have been attracting nature lovers since opening their doors in 1986 – and no wonder! The lush 62-acres feature a collection of 24 different gardens, including Florida’s largest public bamboo display. Kanapaha is also home to the largest herb garden in the Southeast. Some of the garden’s most popular attractions include the stand of Chinese royal bamboo mentioned above, giant Victoria water lilies, and Asian snake arums.

As you can imagine, the gardens attract a lot of wildlife as well as human visitors. This is especially true in the Water Gardens and, of course, the Hummingbird Garden. Heron, alligator, butterfly, hummingbird, and a great many others enjoy the quiet beauty of Kanapaha Gardens.

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Experience the Santa Fe Zoo in Gainesville Florida

June 15th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Santa Fe Zoo at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FLThe Santa Fe Zoo is a small, AZA-accredited, teaching zoo on the Santa Fe College campus in Gainesville, FL. It is the only college zookeeper training facility in the country with its own AZA-accredited zoo on grounds.

The Santa Fe Zoo may sound like it belongs in New Mexico but no, it’s here in North Central Florida at Gainesville’s Santa Fe College. The facility’s full name is “The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo” and it has been AZA accredited since 2000.

The 10 acre zoo is part of the Santa Fe College campus and home to over 200 animals representing more than 75 species. The zoo is almost completely operated by students, overseen by a small staff.

For many years one could only see the zoo via guided tour appointment. Though tours are still offered (and recommended) they are no longer needed to visit the zoo.

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Starke FL Shopping at The Shoppes at Thompson Street

May 28th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Starke FL Shopping at The Shoppes at Thompson StreetStarke FL shopping really shines at The Shoppes at Thompson Street – a unique collection of shopping and services is located in historic downtown Starke.

If you enjoy unique shopping opportunities, you’ll truly enjoy The Shoppes at Thompson Street. The Shoppes’ offer an eclectic and relaxing atmosphere with a focus on vintage, art, curiosities, jewelry, antiques, essential oils, and crystals. A cutting-edge (no pun intended) hair design studio tops it all off.

The Shoppes convenient location in downtown Starke also puts you within easy reach of a number of good Starke area restaurants. Those who enjoy vintage goods will be happy to read that there are more antiques shops just up the street!

The Shoppes at Thompson St. is an amazing little retreat and one of Starke’s best kept secrets. You’ll leave The Shoppes happy, energized, and most likely with a treasure or two to remember your visit to Starke by.

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Starke Florida Restaurants, Pubs and Bars

May 19th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Starke Florida Restaurants, Pubs and BarsStarke Florida restaurants, pubs and bars, and nearby Waldo establishments are all within 15 minutes of our North Central Florida Inn and offer a wide variety of good food. You can spend a day in nearby Gainesville visiting shops, museums, theaters, and exploring the surrounding area, then head back towards the B&B for a bite to eat in Waldo or Starke.

Back at the Inn and lake you can take a leisurely stroll through the open fields, fish off the pier, or curl up with a good book in the swing. It’s always relaxing to watch the sunset from one of the back porch rocking chairs, or just lounge on the dock.

Starke and nearby Waldo are home to several fast food chain restaurants including: McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Subway, Ihop, Hardees and others, but for the purpose of showing our guests what else our area has to offer, we’ll be focusing this post on other dining establishments. Enjoy!

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The Best Public Golf Courses Near Starke, Fl

April 23rd, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Public Golf Courses Near Starke, Fl Looking to get in a game or two of golf during your North Central Florida getaway? Great idea! There are some excellent public golf courses near Starke, FL!

Are you one of those folks who makes time for a round of golf no matter where you are? Is an opportunity to work on your swing one you never miss? If so, you’ll be happy to hear that there is plenty to do in the Starke area – and that includes a wealth of golfing options!

This wide variety of golf courses near Starke means plenty of tee times to fit your schedule. It also means a selection of greens to fit your skill level. While a good many local golf courses are private or semi-private, guests can often play at the club’s discretion.

Below is a short list we’ve compiled for you of the most popular public golf courses near Starke, FL. This should by no means be considered a complete list but, rather, an easy guide of the most popularly-rated, Starke-area golf courses within easy reach of our North Central Florida B&B.

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Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm NWTF Sporting Clays Challenge

April 13th, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm NWTF Sporting Clays Challenge May 2018Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm is hosting the NWTF Sporting Clays Challenge May 4th through the 6th, 2018. This sporting clay tournament is NSCA registered and will help raise money for the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm is a family owned shooting facility, located just ten minutes down the road from our North Central Florida B&B, in Graham, FL. Bradford Sportsmen’s Farm hosts NSCA registered sporting clays tournaments each month. They also offer classes, a pro shop, and a club house with refreshments.

The NWTF Sporting Clays Challenge scheduled for May 4th through the 6th, 2018 is a 200-target, sporting clays championship. The event is open to NSCA and Hunter Classes, with 5-stand, sub-gauge, FITASC, Pump, and SXS events. 12 gauge, preliminary.

The shoot will help raise money for the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF). The National Wild Turkey Federation was founded in 1973 with a mission to save the wild turkey and support hunter’s rights using science-based conservation. Attending this shoot is both a vote for conservation AND hunting. A win win, in other words.

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