Rustic Cabin on Ranch near Ocala National Forest in Central FloridaFort McCoy, Florida (United States) view map
Description of Glamping Units
This rustic cabin on a ranch near Ocala National Forest in central Florida can accommodate five guests, though a sixth will be considered on special occasions. There are two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with a full-size bed, as well as an ensuite bathroom featuring 100-year-old clawfoot bathtubs. There is also a small cot for a child or a teenager.
In the living room area, there is a sofa bed and a library filled with books for glampers to read throughout their stay. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with everything guests will need to make delicious, home-cooked meals throughout their stay. There is also a large back porch with rocking chairs to enjoy the comfortable Florida climate. Read More
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Lounge/Living room
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Sofa bed/Futon
- Towels provided
There is a cafe on-site, where guests can enjoy delicious food and take home some home-made preserves. There is a general store just three minutes from the glamping property, where guests can pick up groceries and any other last-minute items they may have forgotten. In addition, there are a number of local restaurants not far from the accommodations for guests to dine out at, too.
- 24-hour management
- Deck or balcony
- Dining room
- Email/Fax service
- Shared kitchen
One of the accommodations at this property is pet-friendly. Please inquire with the host about bringing furry friends along on vacation. The maximum weight for pets in the cottage is 10 pounds.
Location + Surroundings
This glamping property is situated along the border of the Ocala National Forest, right outside of Fort McCoy, in central Florida. The Ocala National Forest isn't the only natural beauty around, however. Other outdoor attractions in the area include the Ocklawaha River, Juniper Springs, Devils Den Springs, Blue Grotto Springs, Salt Springs Recreational Area, and The Greenway Trail.
Gainesville is the closest larger city to Fort McCoy and would make for the perfect destination for a fun day trip for glampers. In Gainesville, travelers will find local attractions, such as the Butterfly Rainforest, the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, and Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Read More
- If the guest cancels at least 30 days prior to check in: The guest will receive a 50% refund.
If breakfast in bed sounds appealing, ask the hosts about their "Breakfast Basket," which includes freshly baked strawberry or banana bread, English muffins, jams, granola, butter, orange juice, coffee, teas, and creamer.
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding
- Wine tasting
Visit Cross Creek; go swimming, canoeing, and hiking at Juniper Springs Recreational Area; walk or bike the trails at Ocala National Forest; or go scuba diving at the Blue Grotto, Devils Den, or Forty Fathoms Grotto springs. Swimming and snorkeling at the Salt Springs Recreational Area is a welcome way to cool off on a hot summer day, too. Other nearby activities include four-wheeling on ATVs, horseback riding, and canoeing.