Odom Ranch is convenient to the major metropolitan, downtown city of Jacksonville, which is less than an hour away. You'll also be close to several large natural Florida lakes for the best in outdoor water recreation and be within minutes of the charming town of Keystone Heights.
Keystone Heights is known for its multitude of parks like Gold Head State Park and Keystone Beach at Lake Geneva which allows residents and visitors alike to enjoy picnics and family outings. The Geneva Jungle at Lake Geneva is a state-of-the-art playground you and your family are sure to enjoy. Keystone Heights also features an 18-hole par 71 golf course that is open to members and visitors alike. There are nature and bike trails that stretch from the city’s heart North to Gold Head State Park and East and West along SR 100, where the railway tracks existed years back when trains traveled through the area. Keystone residents value their community and are active in all areas including schools, sports, churches, library, and local events. It's a place for neighbors to meet neighbors, and a town where people from around the world are welcomed. Combine these desirable lifestyle elements with the important facilities located within this community, and one begins to understand why this community has achieved the rate of constant growth it has over the past five years. Keystone is also a "commuter’s town" since many of the residents commute daily to work within a 50-mile radius surrounding the city. The town sits between two main Florida cities, Gainesville to the Southwest and Jacksonville to the Northeast.
Jacksonville, Florida is less than an hour away from Odom Ranch. Jacksonville is one of Florida's largest cities and is chock full of family friendly activities. It has both a big city feel offering large museums, professional sports as well as national and state parks. At the same time, you will feel as if you have stepped into a small town when you visit some of the local parks and the small museums that focus on Jacksonville history.One of the best things about Jacksonville’s extensive park system is that many parks are waterfront, where visitors are able to swim, surf, paddleboard, scuba dive, boat, and fish as well as hike, camp, bike, and spot local wildlife. Jacksonville is a natural water wonderland! Jacksonville is also a growing culinary destination with chefs trained all over the world now calling the city home. Jacksonville has consistently been ranked as one of the Top 25 Big Cities for Arts in the nation, and it is a recognition well deserved. In a city as large as Jacksonville culture translates in to many things, like diverse arts scene, world-class museums and rich musical past, just to name a few.
Gainesville, Forida isn't just a great college town. It's a great town. It's where nature and culture meet. Where trees draped in Spanish moss line quaint Old South inspired streets. Where a cozy quintessential downtown exudes hospitality, comfort, and at times, a certain refined ease in its shops and restaurants. Where state parks are a virtual playground of world-class natural attractions, sinkholes, waterways and waterfalls, shady pine forests, flora and fauna, and amazing natural north florida sunsets. And where the surrounding towns like High Springs, Alachua, Cross Creek and Micanopy dial-up the charm even further each in their own individual way.