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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Inverness. The hottest month in Inverness is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Inverness is June with 9.98 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.99 inches of rain.
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Browse vacation rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, RedAwning, TUIVillas and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 525 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Inverness, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Inverness is available at $22 per night. A typical accommodation in Inverness costs on average $161 per night.
If you need internet access during your stay in Inverness, then you can choose from over 163 accommodations that have WiFi internet. We have 10 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 6 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Inverness, you'll want to pick from 123 places to stay that provide parking. We track 62 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 31 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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