36 Hours in Palatka, Florida

THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING. Palatka is less than 100 miles from the bustle of major cities like Jacksonville and Orlando, as well as quickly growing areas like Ocala, Gainesville, and St. Augustine. You might just say Palatka is the center, and the heart…of Northeast Florida. That makes for an easy road trip for a leisurely weekend along the river. Saturday 8AM SLOW DOWN. YOU HAVE ARRIVED. Start the morning on the trail. There are dozens to choose from for 2 wheels and 2 feet. For the family, check out Ravine State Gardens. Don’t be afraid to venture off the paved road to experience the spring fed creek and suspension bridge. If you’re [...]

By |2022-05-20T14:26:22-04:00April 28th, 2022|Dining, Downtown, History, Uncategorized|

3 Historic Dining Spots in Palatka

Where else can you look at your server and ask for a blackbottom and a pussalow and she doesn’t blink an eye? “Another supper from a sack?” – gosh I sure hope so. Because at Angel’s Dining Car you can call ahead and they’ll bring their delicious cheeseburgers and fries right to your car – just like they’ve been doing since 1932. Step back in time for the monthly Saturday Night Cruise Ins where classic cars, classic tunes, and classic cheeseburgers make for a classic good time. It’s Florida’s Oldest Diner, but we’d venture to say it’s the best too. Palatka’s first brewery has quickly become a [...]

By |2022-03-14T13:37:58-04:00March 13th, 2022|Dining, Downtown, History, Uncategorized|
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