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Cassadaga is a small unincorporated community in Western Volusia County, between Deltona and Lake Helen. "Cassadaga" is a Seneca Indian word meaning "water beneath the rocks."


Map of Cassadaga, relative to Volusia County and Florida, with locations of nearby Cities.

Cassadaga is best known for having a large number of psychics and "Spiritualist Mediums", and is sometimes referred to as being the "Psychic Center of the World".

Its founder, George Colby, was led through the wilderness by three spirit guides to what is now the site of the Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp. On that site, the guides instructed him to establish a Spiritualist Camp, which was completed in 1894. It is a place like no other, where, Spiritualist Mediums and Spiritualist Healers can live in peace without interference from the world outside their gates.

The village exists as an entity unto itself way off Interstate 4 (you won't find it unless you're looking for it) between Orlando and Daytona Beach.

The town is open for visitors, and attracts many thousands a year passing through.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

The only way to reach Cassadaga is by car. From I-4, take Exit-114. Turn onto Highway 472 toward Orange City/Deland. At the traffic light, turn right onto Dr. Martin Luther King Parkway. Turn right at the first right onto Cassadaga Road (County Route 4139). Continue 1.5 mi (2.4 km) to the intersection with Stevens Street. The Camp Bookstore and Information Center is on the right.

Get around[edit]


Map of Cassadaga (Florida)

Parks include 1 Black Hawk Park, 2 Medicine Wheel Park, 3 Myers Park, and 4 Seneca Park.


One of the main reasons to visit Cassadaga Spiritual Camp, is to have a Spiritualist reading by a camp-certified medium. This a part of their religion and they take it very seriously.



  • Lost in Time Cafe, 355 Cassadaga Road (inside the Cassadaga Hotel), +1 386 228-2323. The cafe is open for lunch Monday - Sunday until 5PM. A continental breakfast is served daily from 9AM.



The Spanish Mission-style Cassadaga Hotel, which is not an official part of the camp, dominates the landscape at the camp entrance.

  • 1 Cassadaga Hotel, 355 Cassadaga Road, +1 386 228-2323. Features a restaurant, shopping at a metaphysical gift store, murder mystery shows, bus tour luncheons and dinners, wedding facilities, banquet room and lecture hall.


Stay safe[edit]

Definitely do not sleep in your car.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Cassadaga
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