Crystal River

Crystal River Travel Guide

Articles about Crystal River

By Lyndsey Matthews

Hotels in Crystal River

The grand antebellum-like property has plenty of on-site distractions, including a superb golf course and large rooms, some with water views.

Restaurants in Crystal River

The juicy Cuban sandwiches, made with butter-slathered pressed bread, are unbeatable; owners Huvi and Malinda Pardo dole out meals all day, with free live music most evenings.

Things to do in Crystal River

Intact remains of Florida’s mysterious pre-European inhabitants are surprisingly rare—that’s why the 425 or so graves are so special, not to mention the two ceremonial stones marked with engravings of sun gods that show how symbolic this riverside spot was for its first human settlers.