Directions

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The Weeki Wachee river stretches for about 7.5 miles from the Weeki Wachee spring to the Gulf Coast waters in Hernando County on the west coast of Central-Florida. Access is limited, but opportunities are great for fun and enjoyment of these cool and crystal-clear waters.

 

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Driving Directions

Getting to Weeki Wachee From the North: Tallahassee/I-10 area

  • Distance: 175 mi / 280 km
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Take US-19 south to Highway 50.

Getting to Weeki Wachee From the North: Jacksonville

  • Distance: 155 mi / 248 km
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Take Highway 301 southwest to Gainesville and continue on Highway 121 to the US-19. Go south to Weeki Wachee.

Getting to Weeki Wachee From the East: Orlando area

  • Distance: 91 mi / 146 km
  • Time: 1.5 hours
  • Take Hwy.50 east to Weeki Wachee.

Getting to Weeki Wachee From the South: Tampa Bay area

  • Distance: 45 mi / 72 km
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Take US-41 north to Highway 50, then go west to US-19.

Alternative:

  • Distance: 57 mi / 91 km
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Take Suncoast Pkwy (Toll) north to Highway 50, then go west to US-19.

Getting to Weeki Wachee From the South: Clearwater/St.Petersburg area

  • Distance: 42 mi / 67 km
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Take US-19 north to Highway 50.
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Public Transportation

Only local bus transportation is available on a limited basis in Hernando County.

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Commercial Airports Near Weeki Wachee

Tampa International (TPA)
A little more then an hours drive to Weeki Wachee.
Orlando International (MCO)
Allow about 1.5 hours drive to Weeki Wachee.
St. Petersburg / Clearwater International (PIE)
About 1 hour from to Weeki Wachee.

 
 

Did You Know?

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The Seminoles are actually a union of several native american tribes, and occupied the Southeastern United States for more than 12,000 years. They were finally granted U.S. citizenship in 1934.

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