Start in Homosassa at the Yulee Sugarmill deep in Old Homosassa. This sugar plantation is deep in rich history. David Levy Yulee was a member of the Territorial Legislative Council and served in the U.S. Senate after Florida statehood. The park contains the remains of a once-thriving 5,100-acre sugar plantation. A forty-two foot high stone chimney, iron gears, and press can all be viewed surrounded by a beautiful canopy of oak trees. In Old Homosassa, There many artisan shops one standout is Riverworks Art Studio. Copper sculptures are made with a flavor of this rustic fishing town..
Do not forget Monkey Island which can be seen in the middle of the river from Homosassa Riverside Resort. MacRae's Motel and Bait shop has been a favorite of Locals and the Nature Coast Adventurer. Watch boats go by at The Shed and have a cold Drink there is a live band playing most weekends. Shelly,s Seafood is a great place for the Freshest Gulf seafood. The historical building sits right on the Homosassa River. Working commercial shrimp and crab boats make this a great place for photos. Around the block is The Freezer a local favorite known for their box of shrimp and ice-cold beer. It is an actual and old Ice House converted into a waterfront gem. There are 3 boat ramps in Old Homosassa. In Homosassa Springs we have the Homosassa Springs, Wildlife Park. The park has wildlife and an underwater Manatee viewing area teeming with fish and turtles. Get out and Discover Citrus County.