Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Weeki Wachee, Fla. is about to undergo lengthy renovations to improve three main aspects of the park.
By Don Gworek
Weeki Wachee Springs is a classic roadside Florida attraction famous for its mermaids, who perform synchronized ballet moves 20 feet underwater while breathing through special air hoses hidden in the scenery. When it opened 63 years ago there were only three major roads through the state. US 1 on the East Coast, US 27 through Central Florida, and US 19 on the West Coast. [Read more…]