As manatees can’t survive in water below 60 degrees, they migrate to Kings Bay and the adjacent rivers every winter, which are an average 72 degrees all year round. Crystal River is 70 miles north of Tampa, the epicenter of manatee-watching.
Second Falls with Autumn color at Graveyard Fields . a favorite higher elevation hiking area, where color normally peaks within the first 10 days of October . to the south along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, NC.