Spring is right around the corner in the Sunshine State, so it's officially time to start getting your bucket list ready. This is your guide to some of the best and clearest Florida swimming holes with the brightest blue water in the state. Take a dip in these sparkling waves and wash off the last days of the season that we're ready to be over. 

Williford Spring

Price: Free 

Address: 5647 Porter Pond Rd., Youngstown, FL 

Why You Need To Go: This hidden spring in the Panhandle is filled with crystal clear waters and even features a "blue hole" you can explore. 

Kelly Park/Rock Springs Run  

Price: $3 per vehicle for 1-2 people, $5 for 3-8 people, $1 per additional person for groups with more than 8 people.

Address: 400 E. Kelly Park Rd., Apopka, FL

Why You Need To Go: This spot in Florida is undeniably breathtaking. Launch a kayak and explore these jungle-like springs.

Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park 

Price: $4 - $6

Address: 7450 N.E. 60th St., High Springs, FL

Why You Need To Go: You'll have some incredible views at this spectacular spring in Florida. Soak in the bright blue waters and forget your troubles. 

Turtle Beach

Price: Free

Address: 9000 Blind Pass Rd., Sarasota, FL

Why You Need To Go: It's not just springs that are sparkling. This little-known beach in Southwest Florida has curiously blue water. 

Jupiter Beach Park

Price: Free

Address: 1375 Jupiter Beach Rd., Jupiter, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Head to Jupiter Inlet and enjoy the turquoise waves. You may spot marine life like manatees and starfish. 

Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Price: $6 per vehicle for 2-8 people, $4 for 1 person

Address: 12087 S.W. US Hwy. 27, Fort White, FL

Why You Need To Go: This natural lazy river in Florida is perfect for tubing this spring. Grab your friends and spend hours floating on the beautiful water.

Ginnie Springs

Price: $14.02

Address: 7300 Ginnie Springs Rd., High Springs, FL 

Why You Need To Go: This pretty swimming spot in Florida has jewel-bright waters and is a great spot for stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking. 

Water you waiting for? Use this as your go-to list of beautiful springs and beaches in Florida for this spring season. These spots are totally worth the visit!


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.


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