In The AreaThe Fun Is Nearby
Gainesville is a city full of culture, academia, and natural beauty. The downtown area is vibrant and is known for its quaint area of shops, theaters, and museums. The social scene at the university is one of the best in the country. If you like blues music, you will find it. Prefer hip-hop? No problem. You’ll find great places to relax and meet fellow students.
Gainesville is full of opportunities for fun on the water, including fishing, canoeing, diving, snorkeling, and kayaking. Other land-based activities include hiking, biking, and bird watching. The area has beautiful parks like San Felasco Hammock Reserve and Paynes Prairie.
Bars In The Area
Being a college town, Gainesville is known for its nightlife. whether you are looking for a quiet night out for drinks or looking to dance 'till the break of dawn, you will surely find what you are looking for. Standout locations would be : Rockeys Dueling Piano Bar, Half Cork'd, Gainesville House Of Beer, Simons, Eight Seconds and more..
Museums and Culture
At the Florida Museum of Natural History, see the Butterfly Rainforest. The Hippodrome State Theatre offers the best in entertainment. If you enjoy art galleries, don’t miss the Thomas Center, featuring both modern art and local historical exhibits.