Inverness, about 40 miles southwest of Ocala, is bordered by forests and lakes, and the area’s natural resources have been protected and managed to provide a wealth of outdoor opportunities for family enjoyment.
Pet-friendly Fort Cooper State Park boasts 710 acres for fishing, swimming, sunbathing, youth camping, canoeing, hiking, boat tours, and nature viewing, and is the scene of an annual re-enactment of the Second Seminole War in March.
Race fans will love the Citrus County Speedway and its figure-eight race course.
The historic Citrus County Courthouse, built in 1912 and recently renovated, now serves as a museum and headquarters for the Citrus County Historical Society.
The Valerie Theatre, built in 1926-27, was reopened in 2015 as a culural hub for movies, concerts, plays, educational exhibits, and special events.
Also in Inverness are a golf and country club, affordable hotels and motels, riverside inns, full-service resorts, and charming bed and breakfasts and campgrounds that are ready to welcome you.
For more information check out the Inverness Visitor Center.