There's a reason Brooksville is called Florida's "Nature Coast". Brooksville has the feel of a simpler time, with small-town charm and natural beauty surrounding the area. Located in Hernando County about 30 minutes north of Tampa and a short drive to the Gulf of Mexico, Brooksville is nestled among beautiful, rolling hills. This friendly city hosts an annual Blueberry Festival, and you can enjoy walking along Brooksville Main Street full of quaint downtown shops and restaurants. along cobblestone streets to view the many historic homes located there. There is no shortage of outdoor activities, including three city parks with walking trails, sports, and picnic facilities, as well as numerous golf courses. For the adventurous outdoor enthusiasts, Withlacoochee State Forest offers some of the best hiking and biking trails in the country, as well as plenty of hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and camping in the area. Pasco-Hernando State College has a campus located there, and you can take a beautiful, leisurely drive on the Suncoast Scenic Parkway.