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Crystal River Travel Guide

On the coast of Western Florida, Crystal River is a city that is rich in nature and beautiful coastlines. Whether lazy days spent by the beach are your thing, or if you prefer trekking through the wilderness, you will find an activity that suits your preferences.

Things to Do in Crystal River

One of the best things to do at Crystal River is to venture out to Fort Island Beach. The stunning natural coastlines offer the perfect place for swimming or suntanning. Numerous restaurants and bars line the waterfront providing plenty of options for dining and evening entertainment. For a history lesson, head to Crystal River Archaeological State Park which contains the ruins of an early Native American settlement. To enjoy hiking and nature, venture out to the Three Sister Springs Center - a spot that contains natural springs, walking trails, and a natural habitat for manatees.

Best Time to Visit Crystal River

The spring and autumn months are the best time to visit Crystal River. During these times, temperatures are not too hot and humid.

Price and Availability Index in Crystal River

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Crystal River is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Crystal River is in the high season in March. Crystal River has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Crystal River tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Crystal River tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Crystal River

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Crystal River. The hottest month in Crystal River is May, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 30 ˚F. The wettest month in Crystal River is July with 7.9 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 1.1 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Crystal River

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 376 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Crystal River, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Crystal River is available at $25 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $317 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Crystal River can pick from 153 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 16 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 7 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Crystal River, you'll want to pick from 162 places to stay that provide parking. We have 24 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 78 pet-friendly places to stay in Crystal River, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Crystal River AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 72 places to stay from VRBO, 19 accommodations from Airbnb and 19 places to stay from Homeaway.

221 accommodations in Crystal River have been reviewed: 65% are rated excellent or good. 108 accommodations allow instant booking.

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