Eat at Hobo’s in Trenton, Florida–Country Cookin’ At Its Best!

  Hobo’s Restaurant isn’t far off SR26 or US129 in Trenton, Florida, but it’s sometimes hard to miss.  Just head down 1st Street from SR26 when you’re on the way to the Gulf from Newberry or Gainesville and you’ll see the white frame building.  Open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week, Hobo’s usually …

“Customer Fish”: Catch Fish–And Let Someone Else Cook Them!

Yes, you’ll still have to clean your catch, but in many coastal settlements and towns along our Natural North Florida coast, there are restaurants with “customer fish” on the menu.  There’s nothing quite like fish, fresh from the Gulf, served in the comfort of a restaurant, and usually accompanied by side dishes like grits, butter …

Trenton Rotary Club Fishing Tournament, April 25, 2015 at Suwannee Marina, Suwannee, Florida

Yes, we all know that Trenton is in “sorta landlocked” Gilchrist County, but it’s OK that the Rotary Club heads each year to the town of Suwannee, in Dixie County, to hold it’s annual fishing tournament.  That’s no more unusual than Gainesville having an “offshore fishing” club and holding tournaments out of Steinhatchee and Suwannee.  …

Trenton’s Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival, March 21, 2015

Trenton’s Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival, Saturday March 21, 2015 Trenton’s first outdoor quilt festival in 2008 displayed several dozen quilts that were made by students at the Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe. Since that time, there have been six additional outdoor quilt festivals. 2015 will bring the seventh annual quilt festival on March 21, 2015, and …

Visit and Enjoy Cherry’s Seafood & Steaks in Downtown Trenton, FL

  Lots of folks were glad to hear that Jeff Cherry had opened Cherry’s Seafood & Steaks in Trenton.  Yes, there are other eateries in Trenton, but this one is truly special.  Jeff is the grandson of A.D. Cherry, whose seafood business was a staple for many years in St. Petersburg.  Now you can have …

Visit Trenton, A Florida Town That’s All About Quilts and Murals!

Trenton, FL, the county seat of Gilchrist County, is just west of Gainesville and is home to an excellent quilting museum and has taken the art of quilting a step further by painting quilt designs on the exterior walls of some of the historic downtown buildings.

Lunch at Trenton’s Cracker Box Restaurant is Always a Treat!

If you’re in Gilchrist County, make a point of stopping for breakfast or lunch at The Cracker Box restaurant in Trenton.  They’re located just off Hwy 26, just west of US129 in an old house.  They serve great breakfasts and lunch, 7 days a week (open at 6AM, close at 2PM). When it comes to …

The Gilchrist Club–26,000 Acres in the Heart of Gilchrist County

Gilchrist County prides itself in having only one traffic light, but that’s not all!  It also has one of the nicest private hunting and fishing clubs in the state of Florida, the Gilchrist Club.  More of an ‘estate’, the club encompasses almost 27,000 acres of prime managed forests and uplands.  There’s upscale lodging for members, …