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Gainesville overview

You can easily spend a relaxing day in Gainesville visiting Wilshire Trails Park and Don Carter State Park. Don't miss your chance to see sights like Smithgall Arts Center and Quinlan Visual Arts Center. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Gainesville.

Where to stay in Gainesville

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

How to get to Gainesville

Fly in to Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), 37.5 mi (60.3 km) from downtown Gainesville. Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree) is the next closest major airport, 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away. Gainesville Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Gainesville

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Stonewood Riding Stables
  • • Mayfield Dairy Farms
  • • Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
  • • Big Splash Interactive Fountain
  • • North Georgia Zoo
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Smithgall Arts Center
  • • Quinlan Visual Arts Center
  • • Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
  • • Elachee Nature Science Center
  • • Gainesville Theatre Alliance
Its lakes, flowers, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Wilshire Trails Park
  • • Don Carter State Park
  • • Bogan Park Community Recreation & Aquatic Center
  • • Buford Dam Park
  • • Mary Alice Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • College Square Shopping Center
  • • North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall
  • • Mall of Georgia
  • • Tanger Outlets
  • • Discover Mills
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Chicopee Woods Golf Course
  • • Road Atlanta
  • • Lanier Motor Speedway
  • • Chestatee Golf Club
  • • Countryland Golf Club

When to visit Gainesville

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 67°F day, 31°F night
  • April-June: 87°F day, 44°F night
  • July-September: 87°F day, 56°F night
  • October-December: 75°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 15.67 inches
  • April-June: 11.65 inches
  • July-September: 13.19 inches
  • October-December: 12.87 inches