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Lake City overview

Lake City is a friendly locale unique for its sports. You're sure to find the beer and coffee options to your liking. Visitors can take a fun excursion to North Florida Speedway. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Florida Nature and Heritage Tourism Center. Lake City is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Lake City

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

How to get to Lake City

Fly in to Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 41 mi (66 km) from downtown Lake City. Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 60.5 mi (97.4 km) away.

What to see around Lake City

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • North Florida Speedway
  • • First Federal Sportsplex
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Southside Recreation Complex
  • • Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park
  • • Ginnie Springs
It's notable for its lakes, hiking trails, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Big Shoals State Park
  • • Stephen Foster State Folk Center
  • • Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center
  • • Osceola National Forest
  • • Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Columbia County Courthouse
  • • Lake City Columbia County Historical Museum
  • • Florida Department of Transportation
  • • Pine Grove Baptist Church
  • • Epiphany Catholic Church

When to visit Lake City

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 77°F day, 42°F night
  • April-June: 91°F day, 53°F night
  • July-September: 92°F day, 65°F night
  • October-December: 84°F day, 42°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.76 inches
  • April-June: 12.99 inches
  • July-September: 19.09 inches
  • October-December: 7.91 inches