Palatka is a lovely city in the state of Florida, United States, located more exactly in Putnam County and being its county seat at the same time. The history of Palatka goes back to 1821, when the city was founded. Later on, Palatka became incorporated in 1853 and has developed hugely ever since. There are now 10,558 people living in Palatka, according to the 2010 census, making it the major city in the Palatka Micropolitan Area. Palatka has become a great tourist destination for people all ages, as it provides numerous cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as many attractions and venues.
Ravine State Gardens is a wonderful place in the core of the nature, where you will be able to relax, take in the fresh air and admire the natural beauties of an old fashioned park that resembles a small jungle. There are also numerous hiking trails here, even for children. Do not miss out on the old suspension bridge experience. Picnic trails are also available, near to a scenic fern covered pool.
The Putnam County Historical Society and Museum is the cultural institution which will teach you many interesting facts about the history, culture and traditions of Palatka and the surrounding area. The museum is housed by the Bronson-Mulholland House, which is a historic site built in 1854 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Beef'O'Brady's Family Sports is one of the best venues in Palatka, as it praise with providing great food and great sports. The menu is diverse and features affordable prices and delicious treats. A kid's menu is also available, as well as a specially designated gaming room. Sports passionate people will be able to watch their favorite games while enjoying a satisfying meal and a nice cold beverage.
JB Wings and Things is the place to go if you want to eat the best wings in town. The vibe is great and the staff is very friendly, ready to cater to your very need. You will definitely have a nice time here.