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Enjoy North Central Florida at Southern Leisure

5 minutes read Oct 08,2021
Enjoy North Central Florida at Southern Leisure

Active 55+ Stays Near Manatee Springs

We provide a resort-style atmosphere at Southern Leisure that makes it easy to live your best life. Our active 55+ destination is nestled in the town of Chiefland, a central hub for exploring northwestern Florida.

Southern Leisure is conveniently located just seven miles from Manatee Springs State Park, where you can find gentle giants for whom the park is named after swim through clear waters. Stay with us to experience more sunshine with your smiles!


Ways to Stay

Our accommodation options in northwest Florida include landscaped RV sites with full hookups. Each site is extra-long with room for rigs of up to 100 feet. Additionally, you'll enjoy access to WiFi throughout the resort.


Resort Amenities

Your stay at Southern Leisure also includes an incredible amenity package. Here's a taste of what you'll enjoy:

  • Olympic-size swimming pool
  • Pickleball and bocce ball courts
  • Outdoor kitchen and pavilion
  • Sewing and quilting studio
  • Planned activities and events
  • And much more!


Florida Attractions Around Chiefland

Southern Leisure is our first outdoor destination in Chiefland. There's plenty to do in the area, starting at Manatee Springs State Park. We recommend strolling the boardwalk and looking for the sea cows, as they're locally known, in winter.

Another great day trip awaits 30 miles south at Cedar Key. This tiny fishing village is unlike anywhere else in Florida. Our suggestions? Learn the history at Cedar Key Museum State Park, then finish the day with a dockside dinner at Steamers.

There are many more attractions that you can visit around Chiefland. Consider adding a few of these spots to your itinerary:

Excited to enjoy an active 55+ paradise? Plan to join us for your next vacation by making a reservation today. We can't wait to welcome you to Southern Leisure!

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