Go kayaking on the Weeki Wachee River
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Weeki Wachee River
The Weeki Wachee River is a river in Hernando County, Florida. It flows 7.4 miles (11.9 km) westwards from Weeki Wachee to the Gulf of Mexico at the Weeki Wachee estuary. The name is derived from the Seminole: uekiwv /oykéywa, wi:-/ "spring" and -uce /-oci/ "small", signifying either a small spring or an offshoot of a town named Spring. The river is best known for its spring, and the Weeki Wachee Springs attraction built on the premises.
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