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Welcome to Zephyrhills, Florida. . .

Famous for its pure water, Zephyrhills is a Florida community also known for its friendly neighborhoods. This quiet yet fun loving community enjoys temperate weather year round from the zephyr breezes gently blowing across the rolling pasture land of East Pasco county. Just 35 miles from the city of Tampa, Zephyrhill’s rural setting is the ideal haven for those seeking a relaxed lifestyle yet still be close to the hustle and bustle.

Outdoors or Indoors...

There is Plenty to Do. Fun in the sun is the name of the game in Zephyrhills.

For the golfer, there are over 40 local courses in Pasco and neighboring Hillsborough County just for starters.

The thrill of skydiving is a major attraction due to the area’s ideal conditions. Sky divers from around the world are familiar with Zephyrhills’ Skydive City also known as the “Skydive Capital of the World”. If you prefer some shuffle boarding, horseshoes or other amateur sports there are a variety of leagues and tournaments formed by local enthusiasts that will welcome a new player.

With almost 200 acres in public land dedicated to parks, you are sure to find a favorite place for hiking, picnicking, or simply communing with nature. In the historic district is Clock Park with its bandstand and decorative clock. Here Main Street Zephyrhills holds events throughout the year. For event information Contact 813-780-1414 or www.mainstreetzephyrhills.org. Zephyr Park is a 34 acre park with a lake. It is also a favorite site for festivals and community events. It includes the Alice Hall Community Center, the Eiland Band Shell and the Wickstrom Stage. For reservations contact 813-780-0004. A recent addition to Zephyr Park is the interactive water park open seven days a week and free to the public. Less than an hour’s drive to the west, the Gulf of Mexico beckons with its beautiful beaches and waters. Freshwater rivers provide the perfect playground for canoing and fishing. Just six miles to the south, the Hillsborough River State Park, is a great destination for camping, canoing, cycling and fishing.

A Lifestyle for All Ages..

The Zephyrhills community is a blend of lifestyles that fit young families, old families, full time retirees, or fair- weather “snow birds”. There are over 150 manufactured home communities that cater to the “young at heart”. In contrast, the pastoral setting is also the ideal location for country homes and estates. While there are also many planned neighborhoods featuring single family homes with all the contemporary amenities.