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Gainesville Holidays

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Welcome to Gainesville Florida

The city of Gainesville Florida really does have everything. As the home of the University of Florida, locals have a great sense of pride and community and often come together for events and outdoor activities. If you go to watch the Gators play football at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium then you’ll feel the city come to life. Outside of Gainesville’s cosmopolitan downtown, you’ll be charmed by the towns and villages nestled throughout the area’s rich landscape. You’re also never far from hiking trails or a place to set off in your canoe for a relaxing day surrounded by nature.

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Hotels in Gainesville

Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville, Downtown

The Hampton Inn provides guests with a comfortable stay where guests can truly relax. The hotels excellent location makes it the ideal spot for any traveller wanting to explore all that Gainesville has to offer.

Laurel Oak Inn

Hotel Rating: Quaint

The charming Laurel Oak Inn is a Queen Anne-style Victorian bed & breakfast. The rooms are elegantly decorated with antique furniture and feature private bathrooms, period fireplaces, flat screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. There are even rooms fitted with whirlpool tubs if you so wish. Enjoy a cooked breakfast every morning during your stay as well as free drinks.

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Fine dining in Gainesville

Gainesville is a real foodie paradise, where independent restaurants and eateries thrive and are a big part of life for locals and visitors to the area. You can take your pick from cuisines from all over the world, as well as checking out the local produce at the vibrant markets. A great introduction to the area and all the amazing food on offer is to join the Gainesville Food Tour. This walking tour will give you a brief and interesting initiation to the history of the town, as well as showing you the top places to eat out in downtown Gainesville.
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