Explore Citrus County

A lovely corner of Paradise!

Citrus County is about 65 miles from the Tampa International Airport and 90 miles from the tourist attractions and congestion of the Orlando area. The proximity to these nearby cities allows you to go and “play for the day”, but then relish in the knowledge that you are coming back home to serenity!

Weeki Wachee Springs & Buccaneer Bay Water Park

Home of the world-famous mermaid show!

Nestled within this special gateway to Florida’s Nature Coast are some of Florida’s most beautiful waterways and communities! Here among the sawgrass fields, coastal wetlands, green meadows, pine forests, and ancient, moss-covered oaks, there is something for everyone.

Scalloping in the Gulf of Mexico

Jump right in during Scallop Season!

Whatever your interest…..golf, boating, swimming, fishing, horseback riding, or just a love of nature…you’ll find peace and happiness in Citrus County. Within every nook of the County are a variety of outdoor activities and features such as Rails to Trails for the cycling enthusiast, and more.

Ellie Schiller's Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Visit Lou, the state’s only resident Hippopotamus!

Florida has a season for everything, from strawberries and blueberries, to scalloping! Whether you decide to be a snowbird and fly North for the summer, or immerse yourself all year long to enjoy everything we have to offer, you will never be bored or tired with the numerous festivals and events offered throughout the year.

Events in Citrus County

Debe and Becky at the Seafood Festival!

Cities that make up Citrus County include Homosassa, Homosassa Springs, Crystal River, Lecanto, Inverness, and Hernando. Neighboring Counties are Levy, Marion, Sumter, and Hernando (not to be confused with Hernando the town, which is also known as Citrus Hills). Both Levy and Hernando Counties offer coastal activities and sites to enjoy such as beaches and more, leaving Citrus County surrounded by a plethora of waterfront views, real estate, and other aquatic ammenities.

Monkey Island

A Homosassa Must-See!

Endless Fun

in Citrus County