Florida's Big Bend Trip Planner
Welcome to Florida's Big Bend!
Florida's Big Bend also comes with the nickname, the Nature Coast. This name only hints at the wildlife and natural areas available from Bayonet Point through Homosassa Springs and Crystal River to Steinhatchee. The clear, natural springs and rivers are the winter home of the West Indian Manatee, and there are several tours in the area that cater to visitors looking to see these animals up close. Recreation opportunities are available to sportsmen of all walks of life. Guests can golf, snorkel, swim, canoe and more in the area. For outdoor enthusiasts, there is a choice of fishing lakes, rivers, and the Gulf of Mexico. The Cedar Key Museum features American Indian artifacts that have been discovered in the area. Sports fans can amuse themselves at the Bronson Motor Speedway, a venue that offers racing of stock cars, modifieds and more. A variety of dining opportunities are also available in the Big Bend area, offering everything from seafood to nightclubs.