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Waldo overview

Waldo is a budget-friendly place distinct for its live music and sports. You'll find extensive coffee and dining options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of Florida. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Florida Museum of Natural History. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Waldo is for you.

Where to stay in Waldo

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Waldo has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Waldo with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Waldo hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Waldo hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Waldo

Fly in to Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from downtown Waldo. Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 56.1 mi (90.3 km) away. Waldo Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Waldo

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Gainesville Raceway
  • • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field
The area's live music scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Matheson Museum
  • • Matheson Historical Center
  • • Hippodrome State Theatre
  • • Regal Cinemas Royal Park Stadium 16
  • • Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • University of Florida
  • • Florida Museum of Natural History

When to visit Waldo

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 76°F day, 40°F night
  • April-June: 90°F day, 57°F night
  • July-September: 92°F day, 64°F night
  • October-December: 85°F day, 40°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 11.30 inches
  • April-June: 9.41 inches
  • July-September: 19.76 inches
  • October-December: 9.02 inches