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Discover Beauty at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

June 23, 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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The Best Public Golf Courses Near Starke, Fl

April 23, 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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