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Rainbow Springs State Park

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18185 SW 94th St, Dunnellon, FL
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Rainbow Springs State Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is something anyone who likes being on the water should see. However, when we went it was overwhelmed with screaming children in the swimming area. In order to avoid that you can either rent a kayak ($22) or do the inner tube float. I highly recommend getting out of the swimming area if you want some space to snorkel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

The campground is very nice and well maintained. Some sites are not shaded and could potentially get blazing hot in summer. Bathroom and shower facilities are nice, new, and clean. All pads are gravel so it is great for campers and RVs. Tents are fine but they request that all tents are free standing. The headwaters are a ten minute... More 

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

One of our not so hidden treasures on the west coast. Lovely views of the head-spring and nice place to have a picnic, take a walk, go for a swim (year round temperature of 72F), take photographs, and just enjoy the beauty of nature. I have to admit when the azaleas are in bloom is probably one of the most... More 

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Dania Beach, Florida, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We came for the holiday in the area, spring is wonderful. Water are cold yet clear and feels great. Snorkeling around the edge is great, light blue water, lots of fish and turtles. After the first deep... It gets addicted ... Body feels clean and smooth.

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Juno Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our campsite 12 is spacious and has shade. It has a fire ring as well as a charcoal grill. Also has sewer hook up. The park had a nice camp store with just about anything that you may have forgotten and a gift shop. They also sell firewood. Not sure about ice.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I'm always on the lookout for new adventures and springs in Florida. We originally went to the place where they rented kayaks and tubes before the entrance for the park. They had sold out right before we got there. But it worked out better because we didn't want to go down the 2 hour river as I had already done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place is absolutely beautiful, it has lots of interesting fish amongst other lively creatures. Yes the water is cold 72 or lower, come on people it's a spring, it can't be warm, but the view it's incredible, keep in mind that the tubing is at a different location from the state park, and there are two separate entrances for... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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107 reviews 107 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

if you are taking the tubing trip, beware!!!!! The four hour tubing trip is exhausting, cold and exhilarating. It can be fun, but it can be a disaster if you are not prepared. Bring sunscreen and leave everything else in your car. 4 hours on this trip will burn you up. THE TWO HOUR trip is more realistic, but at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My family and I had a great time here. We saved this place for the last day of our trip. It was only two dollars to enter (unheard of). It's so beautiful. I tool so many pictures. The family and I did the Tubing and it was a wonderful experience. The water was cold but once your use to it,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Our family of four had a great time tubing down the river. Would recommend tying up together if you have younger ones. We spied many birds and one alligator. Nature's beauty and great family time -- nothing better!

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Address: 18185 SW 94th St, Dunnellon, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Dunnellon
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Rainbow Springs State Park Hotel Dunnellon

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