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The City of Gainesville, FL

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Gainesville is a popular city in the state of Florida with a total of 116,616 residents living there. Gainesville is ranked as the eleventh most populated city in Florida and the 198th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Alachua County. The largest nearby city to Gainesville is Alachua, approximately 8 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Gainesville, including Club House Grille, China I, El Indio, Boston Seafood Wholesale and Millhopper Cafe. For a larger selection of Gainesville restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gainesville Auto Race Tracks, Golf Courses, Zoos, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Gainesville Raceway, Hotel Thomas, West End Golf Course, Ironwood Golf Course and Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gainesville please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following airport is located in or near Gainesville:
- Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV)

Gainesville, Florida Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Gainesville
In the month of July, Gainesville experiences an average high temperature of 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 72 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.34 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Gainesville with daytime temperatures averaging 90 degrees in the summer, and 68 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gainesville to receive an average of 3.69 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.79 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 101 degrees in the summer and as low as 10 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gainesville should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 82 degrees, and nighttime lows of 59.


                                                                                    
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Gainesville, Florida Attractions

Archer Historical Society Museum Florida
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Archer Historical Society Museum  - Archer,
The Archer Historical Society Museum is a museum that can be found at the intersection of Main and Magnolia Streets, Archer, Florida in the US. Housed in an old railroad depot that was built before 1900, it contains exhibits relating to area history.

 

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Camp Blanding  - Starke,
Camp Blanding Joint Training Center is the primary military reservation and training base for the Florida National Guard, both the Florida Army National Guard and Florida Air National Guard, located in Clay County, Florida near the city of Starke, . The site measures about 73,000 acres and includes Kingsley Lake. It also hosts other Reserve, Army National Guard, Air National Guard, and some Active Component training for the U.
Dudley Farm Newberry Florida
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Dudley Farm  - Newberry,
The Dudley Farm, which is also referred to as Dudley Farm Historic State Park, is a U.S. historic district and museum park located in Newberry, Florida. It was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on October 4, 2002. The address is 18730 West Newberry Road.

 

Florida Museum Of Natural History Gainesville
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Florida Museum of Natural History  - Gainesville,
The Florida Museum of Natural History is the State of Florida's official state-sponsored and chartered natural history museum. Its main facilities are that can be found on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

 

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Gainesville Raceway  - Gainesville,
Gainesville Raceway is a quarter-mile dragstrip just outside Gainesville, Florida. It opened in 1969 and is most famous for hosting the NHRA's prestigious Gatornationals event since 1970. Kenny Bernstein became the first drag racer to break the 300 mile-per-hour barrier at the track on March 20, 1992 during qualifying for that year's Gatornationals.
Hawthorne Historical Museum Cultural Center Florida
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Hawthorne Historical Museum & Cultural Center  - Hawthorne,
The Hawthorne Historical Museum & Cultural Center is a museum that can be found at 7225 Southeast 221st Street, Hawthorne, Florida. It contains exhibits depicting the history of Hawthorne, . The building itself, constructed in 1907, was originally an African-American church.

 

Hotel Thomas Gainesville Florida
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Hotel Thomas  - Gainesville,
The Hotel Thomas, which is also referred to as Sunkist Villa but currently known as the Thomas Center, is an historic building in Gainesville, Florida. It is that can be found on the block bounded by Northeast 2nd and 5th Streets and Northeast 6th and 7th Avenues. It was built starting in 1910 in the Classical Revival style by noted Atlanta-based architect, William Augustus Edwards, designer of academic buildings at 12 institutions in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida, including the original University of Florida campus, as well as a dozen or more county courthouses in those states plus other building and houses,
Ironwood Golf Course Gainesville Florida
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Ironwood Golf Course  - Gainesville,
The Ironwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Alachua County Florida. Built in 1964, this Gainesville course designed by David Wallace is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 352-334-3120. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 2100 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Gainesville Florida
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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens  - Gainesville,
The Kanapaha Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden in Gainesville, Florida, operated by the North Florida Botanical Society. Their name comes from nearby Lake Kanapaha. The gardens were established in 1978 when the society leased 33 acres for a public botanical garden. Another 29 acres were added in 1982. The gardens opened to the public in 1986.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park Cross Creek Florida
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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park  - , Cross Creek,
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site that can be found on the former homestead of Florida author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. It is located in Cross Creek, Florida, between Ocala and Gainesville at 18700 South County Road 325.

 

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Gainesville, Florida Hotels

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Travelers Inn
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Travelers Inn
3103 Nw 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609

 

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Knights Inn Gainesville
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Knights Inn Gainesville
2820 Nw 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609

 

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Best Western Plus Gateway Grand
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Best Western Plus Gateway Grand
4200 Nw 97th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32606

 

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La Quinta Inn Gainesville
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La Quinta Inn Gainesville
920 Nw 69th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32605

 

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Americas Best Value Inn
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Americas Best Value Inn
16100 Nw Us Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615

 

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Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center
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Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center
1250 W University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601

 

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Econo Lodge Gainesville I-75
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Econo Lodge Gainesville I-75
700 Nw 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32607

 

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Sweetwater Branch Inn
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Sweetwater Branch Inn
652 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601

 

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Gainesville Hotel
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Gainesville Hotel
7417 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL

 

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Gainesville Hotel & Conference Center
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Gainesville Hotel & Conference Center
7417 Nw Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32605

 

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Gainesville, Florida Restaurants

This is a list of Gainesville Steak & Seafood Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood, Dessert Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Wine Bars, Buffets Restaurants and Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Boston Seafood Wholesale
6805 Northwest 18th Drive
Gainesville, FL 32653
(352)335-7933
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Club House Grille
5112 Northwest 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352)376-9500
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El Indio
5011 Northwest 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352)336-4441
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Millhopper Cafe
5200 Nw 43rd St # 303
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352)373-2550
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China I
3720 Nw 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)374-8886
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Kentucky Fried Chicken
3750 Northwest 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)373-6333
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Round Bar
414 Ne 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352)376-6644
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Taste Of Saigon Ii
4860 North West 39th Avenue C
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352)372-8686
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David's Real Pit Bar-B-Que
5121 Northwest 39th Avenue # A
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352)373-2002
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Ds Just Desserts
5109 B NorthWest 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352)271-8901
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Gainesville Articles

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Gold Head Branch State Park: Discovering Old Florida
Published December 13, 2010

Gold Head Branch State Park is one of Florida’s oldest state parks. Throughout the park are markers and plaques describing years of natural changes that have occurred.

 

Gainesville, Florida Videos

Mike Roess Goldhead State Park

-  1.3 minutes

Published: 06/21/2012

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
Florida vacation, birdwatching, wildlife, bird

 

 

Gold Head Branch State Park Tour

-  10.4 minutes

Published: 02/02/2011

By: Floridian2011

 

Video Content:
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Gold Head Branch Primitive Winter Backpacking...

-  14.6 minutes

Published: 01/19/2011

By: drcstudios

 

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Camping, Backpacking, Hiking, Fire, making, Bug, Out, Outdoor, Gear, Sleeping, Bag, Tent, Saw, Flint, Steel, Bushcraft, Fishing, Swimming, Florida, State, Park, Hunting, Knife, Therm-a-rest, prolite, plus, Katadyn, Pocket, MSR, Dromedary, Snowpeak, Titanium, Light, my, Bacho, Laplander, Campmor, Down, Eureka, Apex, Molle, II, Kelty, Lowa, Supercamp, Boots, Leatherman, Juice, C2, Sevens, GSI, Quark, AA2, Tactical, Petzel, Tikka, Mora, Nite, Eyez, wilderness, outdoors, tools, guide, circle, having, fun, survival, wood

 

 

Gainesville's Cell Phone Tours

-  4.6 minutes

Published: 11/04/2009

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
Florida, Gainesville, tours, history, historical, sites, districts, outdoors, nature, arts, culture

 

 

High Springs, Florida - Enjoy Our Good Nature

-  4.4 minutes

Published: 07/15/2009

By: visitflorida

 

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High, Springs, Florida, outdoors, nature, bed, breakfast, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife, parks

 

 

Gold Head Branch State Park Campsite 4/2/2009

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Published: 04/13/2009

By: mcnewinpc

 

Video Content:
Gold, Head, Branch, State, Park, Campsite, Crosby, Fam, Camp, 09

 

 

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

-  4.9 minutes

Published: 12/04/2008

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
gainesville, gardens, hiking, nature

 

 

Dudley Farm Historic State Park

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Published: 09/03/2008

By: visitflorida

 

Video Content:
florida, gainesville, historical, history, nature, parks, sites, travel

 

 

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