Swim with manatees in Crystal River

Swimming with wild manatees is certainly one of the most Florida things you can do. Tour companies at King's Bay in Crystal River make the activity possible year-round.

Manatee rescued from Kings Bay

A manatee that beached itself in Kings Bay over the holiday is being treated at a zoo in Tampa, according to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office.

Manatee hugs snorkeler in Crystal River

You can swim with the manatees in Crystal River, but one of the sea cows took a particular liking to one woman as she swam with the gentle giants!

Hundreds of manatees seek warmth in Three Sisters Springs

Humans aren't the only ones feeling the chill during Florida's cold snaps! When the temperatures plunge, manatees head inland toward warmer waters in several of the state's natural springs, including Crystal River in Citrus County.