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Crystal River

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What people say

"Crystal River is situated around King's Bay, which is spring fed and maintains a constant 72º Fahrenheit year-round. This makes it the perfect sanctuary for manatees in the winter when the ocean is cold. As a result, the best time to visit Crystal River to see manatee's is from November to April. You can spot manatee's in Crystal River year-round, but the masses visit during the cooler months. "
"Looks beautiful, but you have to get local outfitters to take you to the spring system by boat."

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