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Alachua overview

Alachua is a budget-friendly place unique for its sports. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and dining options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Spend a relaxing day at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens when the weather is nice. Popular sights like University of Florida and Florida Museum of Natural History won't disappoint. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Alachua is for you.

Where to stay in Alachua

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

How to get to Alachua

Fly in to Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 15 mi (24.2 km) from downtown Alachua. Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 68.5 mi (110.3 km) away.

What to see around Alachua

Fun activities are on hand like football and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field
  • • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • • Gainesville Raceway
  • • Florida National Scenic Trail
  • • North Florida Speedway
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Canterbury Equestrian Showplace
  • • Ginnie Springs
  • • Waldo Motorsports
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • University of Florida
  • • Florida Museum of Natural History
  • • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

When to visit Alachua

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: 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: 10.98 inches
  • April-June: 12.28 inches
  • July-September: 16.85 inches
  • October-December: 7.28 inches