Inverness is located in north western Florida in Citrus County. The city gets its name because 'Inver' means mouth of river in Gaelic and this part of the Citrus County is set at the foot of multiple creeks and lakes. Inverness has a historical downtown area and the many well-preserved historical buildings can be seen here. Inverness offers plenty of great activities and programs to visitors, ranging from golf courses to museums and delicious restaurants.
Plenty of activities await visitors in Inverness -- from stunning nature to interesting museums. The shores of the Florida coast are only 15 miles away from Inverness, boasting white sandy beaches lined by palm trees. If you really want to spend some time on the shores, travel to the west and spend your days relaxing on the beaches. Kings Bay is especially beautiful, home to tiny islands as well as long stretches of pristine beach.
Elsewhere, the Whispering Pines Park is a great spot for the whole family. Complete with a mini waterpark, hiking trails, tennis courts, soccer fields, picnic areas and much more, you'll never get bored here! For water sports and other activities, Henderson Lake and the Wallace Brooks Park is excellent for kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and fishing. Alternatively, visit the Fort Cooper State Park for a stroll among the picturesque scenery, including plants, trees, flowers and lots of birds. There are also hiking trails if you feel like getting active.
To learn more about the city and its interesting past, the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum is a must-see. The museum takes visitors back in time through the Citrus County and is wonderful for all ages.
The best area to stay in Inverness is around Cooter Lake, which is packed with amenities, outdoor activities, restaurants, cafes and much more. Vacation rentals in Inverness include cabins, beach cottages, luxury condos and large houses. Most of these vacation rentals feature full kitchens, living rooms, pools, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and even a hot tub -- ideal for travel with family and friends.
The best time to visit is in October when the temperature is little chance of rain and the weather is warm. From May until the end of October, the average temperature sits at 88 degrees, while July tends to be over 90 degrees. The rest of the year varies between 50 and 70 degrees and the summer periods are the wettest, with about 6 inches of rain each month.
Find the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more. AllTheRooms has 445 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Inverness, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Inverness can be affordable - the lowest price accommodation is available at $25 a night. On average, an accommodation in Inverness will cost you $163 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your time in Inverness, then you can choose from over 134 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. We have 8 accommodations that come with breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 3 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Inverness by car, be sure to choose from 98 accommodations that provide parking. 43 hotels and vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 33 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Inverness AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 65 places to stay from Airbnb, 11 accommodations from Homeaway and 11 places to stay from VRBO.
106 accommodations in Inverness have been reviewed; 55% are rated excellent or good. 143 accommodations allow instant booking.