“All work and no play makes …” for an impossibility in Hernando County! Recreational activities are so abundant and varied it is no wonder we are known as Florida’s Adventure Coast.
Your employees and business associates will melt at the picture-perfect sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico, where the Hernando County coast will lure them to some of the best fishing, scalloping and shallow-water boating in west central Florida. Inland, they will enjoy playing championship golf courses and kayaking on a matrix of rivers. There also is hiking, biking and horseback riding on some of Florida’s top-rated trails that meander through forests and nature preserves. Zip-lining, a world-class motorcycle/ATV compound and camping venues also are popular.
If your recreational pursuits lean more toward passive than heart-pounding, Hernando County has more to explore. Chinsegut Hill Retreat is a conference center built around a 165-year-old plantation and manor house that sits atop one of the highest elevations in Florida. Historic Brooksville exudes southern charm and is a destination for antiquing, as well as host to the Florida Blueberry Festival. And everyone will want to visit the world-famous mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. (The Hernando County Tourism Bureau website has comprehensive information about what to do and see.)
With the metro markets of Tampa and Orlando only a short drive away, residents in Hernando County also have access to a wide range of professional sports venues, concert halls, cultural and fine arts, and some of the top-ranked beaches in the U.S.
Tourism is a driving economic force on the Adventure Coast, and the array of top-notch recreation activities is another excellent reason why Hernando County is …