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Gainesville overview

Gainesville is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to find the coffee and bar options to your liking. Spend a relaxing day at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens and Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park when the weather is nice. Popular sights like University of Florida and Florida Museum of Natural History won't disappoint. A family- and business-friendly area, Gainesville also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Gainesville

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Gainesville can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 55 hotels in the Gainesville area and you can shop as many as 11 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 32 2-star hotels with an average price of $45 per night
  • • 21 3-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night
  • • 2 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 10381 user reviews of Gainesville hotels:
  • • Residence Inn by Marriott Gainesville I-75 (Gainesville)
  • • Sweetwater Branch Inn (Gainesville)
  • • Hampton Inn Gainesville (Gainesville)
  • • TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gainesville Northwest (Gainesville)
  • • Courtyard by Marriott Gainesville (Gainesville)

How to get to Gainesville

Fly in to Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from downtown Gainesville.

What to see around Gainesville

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • • Gainesville Raceway
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Waldo Motorsports
  • • Canterbury Equestrian Showplace
  • • Ginnie Springs
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • University of Florida
  • • Sante Fe College
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Florida Museum of Natural History
  • • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
  • • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

When to visit Gainesville

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 42°F night
  • • April-June: 91°F day, 52°F night
  • • July-September: 91°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 85°F day, 42°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.8 inches
  • • April-June: 12.3 inches
  • • July-September: 16.9 inches
  • • October-December: 7.4 inches