Quality Inn & Suites and Conference Center
30307 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34602
Phone: (352) 796-9481
Fax: (352) 799-7595
The Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is an old battlefield where Seminole Indian warriors fought soldiers under the command of Major Francis L. Dade on December 28, 1835. The total area of the park is 80 acres (32 hectares), out of which 40 acres (16 hectares) are covered by pine flatwoods and a live oak hammock. Visitors are allowed in the park and they have a wide range of choice of activities like picnicking, viewing exhibits at the visitors' center, and wildlife spotting. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1972.
The Dade City in the U.S. State of Florida is swanked by one of the most significant avenues in the form of the Pasco County Courthouse. The ancient courthouse structure dates back to 1909. It stands up to immense monumental value. The structure of the courthouse building is a fine representation of the Classical Revival style of architecture. It stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Saint Leo Abbey is a historic church located in Saint Leo, Florida. Construction of the abbey started in 1935 and the monastery features Italian Revival style architecture, with elaborate archways. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, along with the St Leo Abbey Historic District.
At Florida Estates Winery located in Land o' Lakes just north of Tampa, you're in for a real treat. Open daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter holidays), patrons may tour the winery, sample the wines, browse the gift shop, or just enjoy the laid-back atmosphere. Situated on 3,600 acres, the winery offers a variety of delectable wines as well as classes for those who want to learn the art of wine-tasting. Throughout the year, the winery offers events including wine-tasting and market events which include food samples, fresh produce, breads, cheeses, plants, homemade crafts and live music, all for free. - Vickie Ferguson
Come see the world famous mermaids at this waterpark that have been entertaining visitors from around the world since 1947. This amusement park also features exotic creatures from Florida and all over the world, as well as Buccaneer Bay, the only spring fed waterpark in Florida. Unique river boat cruises are also available.
Lake Holathlikaha makes this state park a popular place for fishing, swimming, and canoeing. The area is also a haven for many plants and animals, including threatened and endangered species.
The Linda Pedersen Park lies cocooned by the the huge Weekiwachee Preserve, along the serene Jenkins Creek. Spread over an area of 135 acres (54.6 hectares), of which only 25 acres (10.2 hectares) are developed, this park is an ideal spot to take the entire family out for an entire day. Among the activities one can find here are bird-watching, bi-cycling, fishing, canoing, and playing various sports. The park also plays host to entertaining events, like the Reggae Sunfest. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.