Local Attractions

If you are visiting for the Blueberry Festival, you will find just about every major hotel and restaurant chain at either the Live Oak I-10 Exit 289, or the Lake City I-75 Exit 427.

The closest camping to Wellborn is available at Lee’s RV Sites in White Springs, 386-397-4132, reservations required.  A new campground is now available in White Springs right next to Lee’s called Futters 4 Oaks.  Click here for their website.  Just a short distance north of Live Oak is the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park which offers camping as well as concerts all year round, 386-364-1683, or Music Lives Here.com .

In White Springs, just outside of Stephen Foster State Park, visit the Tourist Information Center for information on all the many historical and recreational sites to visit in the North Central Florida area.  Also, in White Springs, there is the White Springs Bed ‘n Breakfast. Their phone number is 386-397-4252.

Here is a link to an entire house for rent on Peacock Lake just a couple of miles west of the Festival:   https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/11409029  You will have to accept Air BNB terms before you can get to the page.

Suwannee River State Park is in the northwest corner of Suwannee County, Ichetucknee Springs State Park is in the southeast corner (famous for tubing), and Peacock Springs State Park (cave diving) is located in the southwest area of the county near Luraville. Here is a link to a beautiful video about North Florida’s natural springs.

Why not pick some blueberries?  Visit our sponsor, Scott Blueberry Farm – turn south off Highway 90 just west of Wellborn, for a U-Pic experience (386)963-4952.  Blueberries are only harvested late May through July.

The  Wellborn Primary Care Clinic, affiliated with Shands of Live Oak, located at 4345 East US Hwy 90 in Wellborn.  Call Shelley Perry, ARNP, at 386-963-4000.

Links for area information:

rooneyfarm.com  – Pick your Own blackberries and blueberries (in season)!

http://www.pickyourown.org

US Highbush Blueberry Council

“How To” on Blueberry Jam

“How To” on Freezing Blueberries

www.originalflorida.org

www.springsrus.com

www.northfloridanow.com

http://www.suwanneevalleytimes.com/

http://www.suwanneedemocrat.com/

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