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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: The Villages, FL
Event Name: Spanish Springs
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111278 2019/Y1433
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 & 10 Km - 1A
Description: The walks at The Villages, a retirement community south of Ocala, are on sidewalks and multi-modal trails providing views of the Spanish Springs Town Square, gardens, residential, business, and athletic areas of The Villages.
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
To Towne Place Suites at 1141 Alonzo Ave. 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., **ALL turn left on Alonzo Ave. to Towne Place Suites. From Tampa on I-75 N use exit 329, State Rd. 44. Turn right on State Rd. 44. 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. **above. From Orlando on Florida's Turnpike N. to 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. **above. 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. **above. Park in rear. Walk Box is next to computer terminal in meeting room.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The hotel is open all day. Restrooms at the start, pools, & rec centers. Strollers and wheelchairs welcomed. Leashed pets are allowed. Walk in daylight hours. Always carry water.
Host Club: Mid-Florida Milers Walking Club
Contact: Gerry Vannienwenhove (240) 727-2753
Website: www.midfloridamilers.org
E-Mail Contact: toadnfrog@live.com