Double rows of moss-draped oaks, which took root in the 1880s, grow on both sides of historic Orange Avenue to form a virtual tunnel in and out of the postcard community of Floral City. Avenue of the Oaks is one of the most photographed avenues in the state of Florida.
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Ferris Groves has been a Floral City landmark since L.G. Doc Ferris arrived in Florida in 1925 with plans to convert nearby Duval Island into a high-priced golfers’ paradise. Although the Great Depression snuffed out that dream, in 1931 Doc began planting citrus trees in the rich hammock soi…
Libby, an app owned and created by Overdrive lets you borrow eBooks, audiobooks, music and more for free. Download the app or use it in your web browser at libbyapp.com. You can use it across devices, download for offline reading, stream them to save space, listen through CarPlay, Android Au…
Growing flowers can be very rewarding by turning an ordinary yard into a colorful display. Selecting plants can be quite mind-boggling, so when designing your garden think about color, hardiness, fragrance, size and how often and when they bloom. Different flowers will attract butterflies, s…
Floral City Elementary School educates students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. A positive and productive school community has been established here. They have set high standards for academic achievement, school spirit, community service and kindness to others.
A local tradition for generations, the Floral City Strawberry Festival celebrates its tasty namesake with a weekend jam-packed with fun.
Planned to be a quiet spot of beauty dedicated to “those we have loved and lost,” the Floral City Garden Club developed the Floral City Memorial Garden located next to the Masonic Lodge Building on Orange Avenue. While the garden in beautifully landscaped, it’s the mystic labyrinth that draw…
Citrus County is a bird watcher’s paradise with its sub-tropical climate and the habitat of both fresh and saltwater. With 18 birding trails in the county, this is a hobby that can sustain you for a lifetime and a great way to bring wellbeing and mindfulness into your daily life.
Cranes are among the oldest living birds on the planet. The earliest unequivocal sandhill crane fossil, estimated to be 2.5 million years old, was unearthed in the Macasphalt Shell Pit in Florida.
Disc golf is similar to golf. Instead of a ball and clubs, players use a flying disc or Frisbee. The object of the sport is to complete each hole in the fewest strokes or throws.
As children, most of us have heard the story about the wondrous process by which a caterpillar morphs into a butterfly.
Luminaries are set up along Orange Avenue as traffic is halted and the sun sets.
Kayaking is a great way to spend quality time with friends and family while exploring nature from the water. This sport gives you a high-energy workout with low impact on your joints. It can strengthen your core, arm, shoulder, back and chest muscles while increasing your cardiovascular fitness.
Explore the area and see what type of wildlife live around you. Whether on land, in the river or the ocean, many species can be found.
Having fun on the water is a great way to stay cool in the hot Florida sunshine. Whether you are on a personal watercraft, getting pulled behind a boat, on a tube, raft or surf board, you can always make waves.
Feeding backyard birds in the winter months is imperative to their health and well-being.
In 2017, the Inverness-based Coping with Dementia LLC hosted its first Alzheimer’s fundraising walk in Floral City.
Moonrise Resort is quietly tucked away among the old oak trees on the shore of the Tsala Apopka chain of lakes in Floral City. It originally started as a fish camp back in 1950. The cabins have been modernized with all the comforts of home, each uniquely decorated and furnished.