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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bar
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“Right on the Withlacoochee River down river from The Retreat by about 10 river miles, go over the Withlachoochee River bridge into Dunnellon, B G is on the first right, slow down you could miss it, parking is also available across the street”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“Swampy's in Dunnellon is great for casual atmosphere and good food. It has very nice outdoor seating and a really nice view of the Rainbow River. It's recommended for lunch or dinner. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This outfit does a GREAT JOB of renting Kayaks & Tubes to float down the Rainbow River that is crystal clear. Then they pick you up at the bottom and bring you back up to your car. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Just a mile away and has everything you need for a comfortable stay, including river gear like swimsuits, beach towels, tubes, snorkeling equipment, and more. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Easy launch and parking for Kayaks, Canoes and Tubing. Shuttle for Tubers.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
“Plants, Antiques and Local Artisan / Craftsman wares in a three story home and gardens in our downtown historic area. Also, connected to Sweetie's Cafe (breakfast, lunch, high teas) and Clothing Boutique, often live music, outside dinning, beautiful settings, great owner, highly recommend. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Crystal Clear Springs - travel by Intertube down the River and Eat the one of many bars and restaurants at the end. All Day trip”
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Kayak or Tube down Rainbow River. This place has great reviews and does a great job by taking care of their customers & are 5 Star Rated on TripAdvisor as of 8/2018. It is a gorgeous river. And don't forget to go see the Head Springs also called Rainbow Springs State Park. Only $2 to get in and you can swim and see water falls and walk the trails. Gorgeous Springs and River ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food is good but the pie is awesome. They usually have 8 or more options. This is a must!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Food
“FRESH SEAFOOD STORE - Rated 4.7 stars on Google. A fantastic Seafood store with fresh catches and great seafood salads, spices, soups etc. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Single, double, or fishing Kayak and Stand up Paddle Board Rentals for a full day of fun. Choose to launch from their site or take their shuttle service up for a downstream float. They also have a four hour tubing float for those that want a lazy day on the river. They offer shuttle only if you have your own equipment for $7 per person. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Charming Tea House that you can even dress up in their vintage clothes and hats. Food is delicious.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Tour Provider
“Take a $15 pp pontoon boat tour up the Rainbow River and Withlacoochee River with a Native Floridian Tour Guide that gets you up close and personal with all the nature in the river. A fun inexpensive boat trip. Just give them a call for reservations and he will tell you where to catch his boat. We enjoyed it and the wealth of information he provides about the natural waterways of Florida. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends