Updated: Sep 19
Readers Digest reports: There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned swimming hole to beat the heat this summer. Here’s where to find the best spots all across the country.
Madison Blue Spring, Florida
This naturally-fed spring lives up to its name: The water is crystal blue and oh-so-inviting. Now a state park, the 25-foot deep swimming hole is located inside a lovely woodland next to the Withlacoochee River in northern Florida. If you’re brave, you can even cave dive into the hole’s underwater caverns.