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Weki Wachee Spings State Park

October 9, 2015 Weki Wachee Spings State Park

Whoever says mermaids aren’t real hasn’t experienced them or doesn’t know where they live… I have a secret for you... I know where you can find them!!!   Mermaids are at Weeki Wachee Springs! These fabulous creators have been entertaining visitors of all ages since 1947. This park is full of great things to do like canoe, kayak, ride on a river boat, water slides and of course watch the beautiful mermaids in a 400-seat submerged theater. When you’re at Weeki Wachee Springs you will feel like you’ve stepped into an alternate universe.  They even have concessions so you can get snacks and beverages. Be sure to visit, because you’ll have a blast!   Weeki Wachee Springs is open 365 days a year from 9am-5:30 Admissions: $13 for adults and $8 for kids ages 6-12. Kids 5 and under are free

Pasco Paddlepalooza

February 9, 2015 Pasco Paddlepalooza

Pasco PaddlepaloozaThink you have what it takes to be a Paddlepalooza king or queen?  The Pasco Paddle Palooza is the most intensive, comprehensive paddling event in Florida!  Test your expertise at paddleboarding, kayaking and Dragon Boat racing.  Do you have what it takes?  The Pasco Paddle Palooza event is jam-packed full of events and also coincides with the Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival, the Stilt House Craft Beer Festival and many musical performances throughout the weekend at each venue.  Book your rooms with our Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center New Port Richey and be minutes from the Paddlepalooza events!  Paddlers will embark on a 2.3 mile paddling course around turn of the century stilt houses in open water.  The finish line is at Durney Key which is directly off of the Cotee River in Port Richey!  Finish up the weekend on Sunday with the Salt Springs Alliance Classic which is deemed the premier kayak competition on the Nature Coast.  Paddle your little...

Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival

February 9, 2015 Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival

New Port Richey, Florida New Port Richey, Florida is your host for the Cotee River Seafood & Blues Festival.  Take a leisurely boat trip up the Pithlachascotee River and enjoy the Florida sunshine!  Pithlachascotee translates as the “Boat Building River.”  Seminole tribes would cut and carve out canoes using the cypress trunks.  Our Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center of New Port Richey, Florida is minutes from the downtown venue.  The festival includes a night of true oldies music, followed by live blues music on Saturday and Sunday.  A variety of food and beverage vendors will be offering up their tastiest treats!  Bring the kids for some kidtastic fun including bounce houses, bungee jumping, pony rides, a petting zoo and many more kid-friendly activities.  All in all, this festival offers something for everyone of every age.  Be sure to book your room with us today so you don’t miss out on this fun-filled festival! Admission is free but donations are appreciated and...

Chasco Fiesta

February 9, 2015 Chasco Fiesta

Chasco Fiesta, New Port Richey, FloridaBeautiful bright colors, feathers galore and a festival oozing with culture…that’s Chasco Fiesta! Our beautiful city of New Port Richey, Florida is home to this Native American festival located on the banks of the beautiful Pithlachascotee River. Chasco Fiesta is one of Florida’s longest running festivals thick in Native American traditions and culture: featuring traditional Native American music, dancing, arts and crafts. Join us for an array of events and experiences! Let our Quality Inn and Suites of New Port Richey, Florida be your home away from home during the Chasco Fiesta activities.The first weekend of the Chasco Fiesta features the Native American festival. Native Americans from all over the country travel to New Port Richey to share with us their cultural heritage. Native American dancers and musicians perform throughout the weekend. Handmade, authentic Native American arts and crafts will be available for purchase as well!...

Pasco Music Festival

February 9, 2015 Pasco Music Festival

Pasco Music FestivalMotorcycle enthusiasts… how about a nice relaxing ride through our countryside followed by some amazing food and even more amazing music? Sound good to you? Join us for the Pasco Music Festival featuring a huge lineup of bands sure to entertain. Our New Port Richey, Florida hotel the Quality Inn and Suites offers great, competitive rates!The festival benefits local charities such as The Angelus House, Red Apple School, Local SPCA, PACE Center for Girls, Children’s Burn Foundation of Florida, Pasco County Fallen Law Enforcement, Memorial and Benefit Foundation and the Rope Center Hudson.  Come out and enjoy music from:Keep the FaithFast 4 WardAlmost StyxThe Bearded BrothersKatie DonahueTime BanditsJulie Black BandJenny RimmerThe Embry BrothersFor tickets or more information, please visit the Pasco Music Festival website.

​Windsong Charters

February 9, 2015

If you are looking for some fun in the sun with a bit of refreshing sea air, then look no further! Windsong Charters & Boat Rentals is located in New Port Richey, just a 5 minute walk south from our beautiful Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center New Port Richey hotel.   Just follow this link and begin your adventure! Windsong offers:- Pontoon Boat Rentals- Kayaks, Canoes and Stand Up Paddle Board rentals- Jet Ski Tours- Sailing Charters- Fishing Charters-Sunset Cruises for those looking for a romantic outingExplore the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico with a trip to Anclote Key State Preserve.  There you can swim, look for shells, snorkel, fish or simply relax.  Drive the pontoon boat yourself or hire one of their experienced licensed captains to show you the ropes.  Enjoy the mangrove preserve by kayak to view wildlife up close and personal – eagles, dolphin, manatee, turtles, pelicans or osprey are just a few of the residents you’ll meet along our coastal waters of...

Green Initiatives

February 9, 2015 Green Initiatives

Our Hotel’s Green Initiatives:We are committed to protecting the world around us through a variety of corporate initiatives designed to reduce, reuse and recycle.  Each of us play an important role in protecting our environment and our planet.  Here are some of our green initiatives we have implemented here at our hotel.Conversion to all LED Lighting interior/exteriorWindow Tinting to reduce heating and cooling costsImplementation of a Preventative Maintenance programPurchasing the most energy efficient equipment availableTeam member training on best green practicesUse of Eco-Friendly, Green chemicalsPlanting indigenous landscaping which requires less waterInstall water censors on sprinkler systemsReplace aerators on all bath sinks reducing 2.5gal per minute to 1.5 galImplement a Linen Reuse for our guest roomsProvide recycling receptacles throughout hotel vending areas and exterior areas