Some of the many benefits residents of Alachua, FL enjoy are the many unique and exciting places to visit right in their own backyard. While many people think of theme parks and beaches when considering things to do in Florida, there are a number exciting, lesser-known venues hidden throughout Alachua and surrounding areas.
Here are three popular local spots that area residents enjoy visiting:
- Retirement Home for Horses at Mill Creek Farm – This non-profit equine sanctuary in Alachua is home to dozens of elderly horses, and horses that were rescued from abusive situations. This farm is free and open to the public on Saturday afternoons, though donations are welcome, as they help to keep the farm running for horses in need.
- Florida Museum of Natural History – Located in nearby Gainesville, the Florida Museum of Natural History is one of the largest natural history museums in the country, and is home to numerous paleontology, ethnography, archaeology, and natural science exhibits.
- San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park – This preserve features 7,360 acres of trees, springs, lakes, and ponds, and also has trails for horses, bicyclers, and hikers to enjoy.
These are just three of the many exciting venues located within a short distance from One 51 Place apartments in Alachua, FL. These venues offer plenty of fun and excitement for all, whether they are visiting the Alachua area on vacation or taking a day trip close to home. To learn about the many other benefits of becoming a resident in our community, contact One 51 Place today, or stop by the leasing office to take a personal tour of our gorgeous property.