For Your River Trip
Picnicking along the river is always popular. The Canoe Outpost sells bagged ice, cold drinks and snacks but if you need more supplies, they can be found just 3 miles north of the Outpost at the intersection of US 301 and SR 674.
Publix - Full grocery with deli Subway - sub sandwiches
Wal-Mart Super Center - full grocery with deli plus fishing supplies and more
Restaurants are plentiful in the area. From fast food and national names you recognize to the unique local spots that give our community extra flavor, there is no need to go hungry in Wimauma/Sun City Center.
- Anna’s Mexican Restaurant: Locally owned and operated by Anna. Serving authentic Mexican dishes including some of the best chili rellenos you’ll find anywhere. 5705 State Road 674 Wimauma 3 miles east of US 301 (813) 634-3721
Pizza Delivery - Hungry Howie's - Sun City Center - 813-633-3433
- Marrion’s Subs: Marrion’s is famous for offering ONLY 1 kind of sub! It must be good because they have been a local institution for decades. Get the whole deluxe but be ready to share. Located at the intersection of SR 674 and US 41 in Ruskin. (813) 645-1088
- Old Castle Tavern: If you like great German food and beer, then this is the place for you. Be sure to try the Strudel!
3830 Sun City Center Blvd. In the Home Depot Plaza 3 miles west of US 301 on SR 674. (813) 633-6900
- Sunshine Wine and Spirits: If you are looking to buy spirits, try Sunshine Wine & Spirits. A great local store owned by local people who support local causes. They are located at the Publix Shopping Center at the corner of CR 674 and Hwy 301, 3 miles north of the Canoe Outpost. 813-634-5300.
Lodging is available at the Canoe Outpost, including 2 fully furnished cabins, RV rentals, or camping (Please see our camping and lodging pages) but if you prefer, other options include:
- Little Manatee River State Park: The park we paddle through also offers family campsites for tents or Rv’s with water & electric hookups, dump station, laundry and full bath house in a state park setting. They also offer campsites with stables for horses. 215 Lightfoot Road Wimauma Florida 33598 (813) 671-5005 Reservations may be made through ReserveAmerica.com
- Comfort Inn: A national chain located in Sun City Center. 718 Cypress Village Blvd. (813) 633-3318
- Ruskin Inn: Originally built as a Holiday Inn Express now rebranded. 3113 College Ave. E. Ruskin (813) 641-3437
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