Rental Homes in Inverness

As the county seat, the City of Inverness is a hub of government and business activity. Inverness was incorporated in 1919 and is centered around the downtown square next to the shores of the Tsala Apopka Chain of Lakes.

The most prominent building in Inverness is the 1912 historic Old Court House in downtown. The building was recently restored and now serves as a museum.

Nearby on the square you will find a variety of shops and restaurants in this quaint and friendly town.

Conveniently located close to the Florida Turnpike and I-75 Inverness is just a 30 minute ride to Ocala and approximately 1 hour to either Tampa or Orlando.

Inverness Florida Court House
Lake Tsala Apopka

The city of Inverness is famous for its festivals and arts and craft shows. Events featuring music and art are held in Inverness several times a year. There is even an annual speed boat race held on the lake.

One of the most famous annual events is The Great American Cooter Fest. Here you can enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of Inverness and the lakefront park with real Cooter Turtles which the event is named for.

Some of the activities during the family oriented event include the Cooter Races, and other fun and games for the kids as well as fireworks and great food.

The annual 4th of July festival is another greatly anticipated event with food, fun, music, and games for the entire family. And after sunset the fireworks fly right over the lake. You can enjoy the show from your boat out on the lake or put down a blanket or chair by the shore and enjoy the spectacle.

The Citrus County Fair is also held in Inverness each year. Children of all ages flock to this fulfilled bonanza. Carnival rides and games, sideshow acts, livestock shows, art exhibits and the food!

The fairground are actually right next door to the Citrus County Speedway. Here you can enjoy the fast paced roar of amateur race cars or even the dare devil drivers in the figure eight school bus race.

Cooter Festival
Wallace Brooks Park - Inverness

The nearby lakes of the Tsala Apopka lake chain offer endless water sport activities including boating, fishing, jet skiing, airboating, swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, and kayaking.

Or you can enjoy bicycling for miles on the scenic Withlachoochee State Trail that connects many of the parks and the downtown square in Inverness.

Inverness is also home to Wallace Brooks Park and Liberty Park as well as Whispering Pines Park, the largest non-waterside recreational facility in Citrus County.

Whispering Pines park occupies 300 acres and contains miles of walking trails, ball fields, tennis, racquetball, basketball and shuffleboard courts, as well as a junior Olympic swimming pool, picnic areas and playgrounds.

Inverness also offers several golf courses including the Inverness Golf and Country Club, the Lakeside Golf and Country Club and the Point O'Woods Golf Club.

If you want plenty of action and excitement, a rental home in Inverness Florida will keep you entertained!

Inverness Craft Fair