How to Swim With Manatees in Florida

swimming with manatees in crystal river florida

Swimming with manatees with my family is an experience that I will never forget. During our trip to Crystal River, Florida we had a family excursion to the springs to swim with the manatees in the area. This is a trip my girls still talk about till this day. However, there are a few things you should know when swimming with manatees especially with kids. There are several laws in place to help protect the manatees as well as to protect you and the environment that the manatees thrive in. There is also gear that you should know about to help make the experience easier. 

Ultimate Guide to Crystal River, Florida: An Adventurous Family Trip

A family snorkeling at Crystal River at Three Sisters Springs and King Bays swimming with manatees.

Want to visit the Manatee Capital of the World? Crystal River is the best place in Florida to go swimming with manatees and go scalloping at. This beautiful Florida destination is the perfect family getaway. Find delicious seafood, view gorgeous sunsets, and get an underwater view of the springs with this detailed Crystal River, Florida travel guide and three day itinerary. 

Visiting Fort De Soto Park In St. Petersburg, Florida

seashell at the beach waves fort de soto st pete florida

One of the first places my husband and I went to was the beach. We both love being by the water so when we planned our first trip as a couple to Florida we knew we had to take advantage of being that close to the water. During the time we were there us and […]