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Starke FL Shopping at The Shoppes at Thompson Street

May 28, 2018 by insideout

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 19, 2018 by insideout

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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Here Comes Bradford County Strawberry Festival 2018!

March 9, 2018 by Corey A Edwards

The Bradford County Strawberry Festival 2018Come kick off spring at Bradford County Strawberry Festival 2018! This popular, North Central Florida event is a two-day street festival with great food and fun for everyone – April 7th and 8th in Starke, FL!

Every spring, for the last 20 years, historic, downtown Starke transforms into the Bradford County Strawberry Festival grounds. Bradford Berry and his little buddies, the strawberries of the Bradford County strawberry harvest, come out in force to greet and celebrate with the 12,000+ residents and visitors who attend each year.

The festival celebrates Bradford County’s annual strawberry harvest. Bradford County produces a large amount of the delicious fruit and the festival is our way of giving thanks for the bountiful harvest. Our strawberries are considered especially tasty in these parts, though we may be a touch biased.

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