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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: The Villages, FL
Event Name: Spanish Springs
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108791 2018/Y1433
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10 Km - 1A
Description: The Villages is one of the fastest growing cities in the USA, It is a retirement community in central Florida south of Ocala. The route on sidewalks and multi-modal trails provides views of the Spanish Springs Town Square, gardens, residential, restaurants, shops, businesses, and athletic areas of The Villages. Restrooms at the start, pools, & rec centers. Strollers and wheelchairs welcomed. Leashed pets are allowed. Always carry water. Walk in daylight hours.The hotel is open all day.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Walk in Daylight Hours
Location: The Villages-Spanish Springs
Start Point / Driving Directions: Map: http://tinyurl.com/SpanSprgs-MFM GPS: 28.9410824,-81.9519569
The TownePlace Suites is at 1141 Alonzo Ave. **All - turn right into TownePlace Suites, park in rear; walk box is next to computer terminal in meeting room. The Villages FL 32159. From Gainesville on I-75 S. use exit 341, County Rd. 484. Turn left, cross County Rd. 475 and US 301 to US 27/441. Turn right on US 27/441 to Avenida Central in Lady Lake. Turn right on Avenida Central, cross Paige Pl., and turn left on Alonzo Ave. to TownePlace Suites. From Tampa on I-75 N use exit 329, State Rd. 44. Turn right on State Rd. 44 to US 301. Turn left on US 301. Turn right on County Rd. 466 to Buena Vista Blvd. Turn left on Buena Vista Blvd. to roundabout at El Camino Real. Turn right on El Camino Real to roundabout at Morse Blvd. Take second exit at Paige Pl. to Avenida Central. Turn right on Avenida Central to Alonzo Ave. Turn left on Alonzo Ave. to TownePlace Suites. From Orlando on Florida's Turnpike N. use exit 304, Wildwood. Turn right on US 301 to County Rd. 466. Turn right on County Rd. 466 to Buena Vista Blvd.. Turn left on Buena Vista Blvd. to roundabout at El Camino Real. Turn right on El Camino Real to roundabout at Morse Blvd. Take second exit at Paige Pl. to Avenida Central. Turn right on Avenida Central to Alonzo Ave. Turn left on Alonzo Ave. to TownPlace Suites. From Leesburg & Orlando on US 441/27 N turn left in Lady Lake on 2nd Avenida Central (after passing under "The Villages" golf cart overpass) and cross Paige Pl. Turn left on Alonzo Ave. to TownePlace Suites. From Ocala on US 27/441 S. enter Lady Lake and turn right on Avenida Central and cross Paige Pl. Turn left on Alonzo Ave. to TownePlace Suites.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
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Host Club: Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club
Contact: Gerry Vannienwenhove (240) 727-2753
Website: www.midfloridamilers.org/yre.html
E-Mail Contact: toadnfrog@live.com