Brooksville offers much in natural beauty, recreation, and attractions. The Brooksville Railroad Depot Museum offers visitors a view of a historic train depot and the visitors can see model train displays and learn about the history of American railroads and the steam engine. The annual Florida Blueberry Festival also attracts crowds as well as unique shopping experiences in downtown Brooksville that include antique and vintage stores. The Peace Tree Trading Post offers authentic Native American arts, crafts, and music for sale. Bicycling is a popular activity and cycling races around town have drawn great interest. Visiting beaches, boating, fishing, paddling, scalloping, and manatee watching are some adventures to experience along the waters while bird watching, camping, horseback riding, golfing, and fruit picking are just a few activity choices to enjoy on land.
Brooksville, Florida, has a population of 7,700 and is located in Hernando County and serves as its county seat. Brooksville, a suburb of the Tampa metropolitan area, has a total area of five square miles and is known for its historic homes and structures. Cobble stone streets and tree-lined neighborhoods characterize this city that is part of the Adventure Coast or the Nature Coast, known for its outdoor land and water activities, parks, and attractions. The city is heavily residential, with mainly single family homes.SHOW MORE