• Bivens Arm Nature Park

    3650 South Main Street Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-334-2056
    The 57-acre Bivens Arm Nature Park is filled with oak hammock and marsh and includes a one-mile nature trail with a 1,200 foot boardwalk, a wildlife sanctuary, picnic tables, and a pavilion.
  • Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

    4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL 32653 United States - Phone: 352-955-2008
    A National Natural Landmark, Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park is a 120-foot deep sinkhole. Researchers have found fossil shark teeth, marine shells, and the fossilized remains of extinct land animals in the sinkhole. A visitor's center and a nature trail are on site and guided tours are available.
  • Palm Point Park

    7401 Lakeshore Drive Gainesville, FL United States - Phone: 352-334-2170 or 352-334-2231
    Palm Point is a 16.1-acre peninsula that extends from the western shore of Newnans Lake. Alligators, bald eagles, herons, egrets, and ibis are just some of the abundant wildlife which call Palm Point Park home.
  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

    100 Savannah Boulevard Gainesville, FL 32667 United States - Phone: 352-466-3397
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  • Dog Wood Park

    5505 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-335-1919
    A private, off-leash dog park that features 15 completely fenced acres, huge doggie swimming ponds, trails, exercise equipment, benches, tables, and lots of giant shade trees. There is also luxury self- service dog bathing facilities, a pet photography studio, obedience and agility training classes, and a puppy kindergarten on site.
  • Dudley Farm Historic State Park

    18730 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32669 United States - Phone: 352-472-1142
    An authentic living history working farm, encompassing 325 of the Dudley
  • Historic Haile Homestead at Kanapaha Plantation

    8500 Archer Road, State Road 24 Gainesville, FL 32606 United States - Phone: 352-372-2633
    Built of heart pine and cypress by enslaved labor, this historic 6,200 square foot house is one of the few remaining antebellum homes in North Central Florida. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the restored Haile House is now a museum which interprets Florida plantation life and educates visitors about the economic, cultural, and social issues of the era in which the house was built.
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

    4700 Southwest 58th Drive Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-372-4981
    Developed and operated by the North Florida Botanical Society, the 62-acre Kanapaha Botanical Gardens consists of 14 major collections, the state's largest public display of bamboos, and the largest herb garden in the Southeast. Kanapaha is the host of the Annual Spring Garden Festival, the region's premier horticultural event; and the Annual Winter Bamboo Sale.
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

    18700 South County Road 325 Gainesville, FL 32640 United States - Phone: 352-466-3672
    Author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings lived in this restored and preserved Cracker-style home for 25 years, during which time she wrote her Pulitzer prize-winning novel, "The Yearling." Guided walks through this National Historic Landmark home are available.
  • Morningside Nature Center

    3540 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-334-2170 or 352-334-2231
    A 278-acre Longleaf Pine preserve, the Morningside Nature Center is the base for environmental education and folk life programs. It includes a picnic area, informational kiosks and interpretive materials, a native herpetofauna display, seven miles of various length loop trails, a wildlife blind, Longleaf Pine ecosystem diorama, and a 10-acre living history farm which includes original historic buildings and live farm animals.
  • Poe Springs Park

    28800 Northwest 182nd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32643 United States - Phone: 386-454-1992
    Nestled along the beautiful Santa Fe River, this 197-acre park contains a variety of wildlife and features a hardwood swamp, concession building, boat ramp, nature trail, multi-purpose building, children's playground, and a picnic area with shelters.
  • San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

    12720 Northwest 109 Lane Gainesville, FL 32615 United States - Phone: 386-462-7905
    One of the few remaining mature forests in Florida, San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is home to 18 natural communities which contain many species of hardwood trees, bobcats, white-tailed deer, gray foxes, turkeys, and many types of songbirds. Visitors often enjoy hiking, cross-country biking, and horseback riding in designated areas.
  • Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail State Park

    3400 Southeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL 32641 United States - Phone: 352-466-3397
    A recreational trail designed for walking, cycling and horseback riding, Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail is a total of 16 miles and runs from Boulware Springs Park through the Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and the Lochloosa Wildlife Management Area.
  • Boulware Springs Park and Historic Waterworks

    3300-3500 Southeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL 32601 United States - Phone: 352-334-2103
    Three miles southeast of downtown Gainesville, Boulware Springs Park and Historic Waterworks features a spring run stream that runs through upland mixed forest, which can include hickory, live oak, sweet gum, and water chestnut oak.
  • Ichetucknee Springs State Park

    12087 Southwest U.S. Highway 27 Gainesville, FL 32038 United States - Phone: 386-497-2511
    Tubing, picnicking, snorkeling, scuba diving, canoeing, swimming, hiking, and wildlife viewing are just some of the activities you can enjoy when visiting Ichetucknee Springs State Park.
  • Fanning Springs State Park

    18020 Northwest Highway 19 Gainesville, FL 32693 United States - Phone: 352-463-3420
    Located on the Suwannee River, Fanning Springs produces an average of 65 million gallons of water daily and is one of Florida
  • Chuck Wagon Country Skillet

    3483 Southwest Williston Road Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-336-5677
    Serving what is considered the best breakfast in Gainesville, this popular restaurant offers outstanding, traditional home-style American cuisine daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Catering services are available.
  • Outback Steakhouse

    3536 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-373-9499
    The highest quality choice beef available and only the freshest chicken and fish are served at this Aussie inspired restaurant where almost everything is made fresh daily in house including salad dressings, delicious chocolate sauce, croutons, and their creamy onion soup. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Conestogas Restaurant

    14920 Main Street Gainesville, FL 32616 United States - Phone: 386-462-1294
    Conestogas is a family friendly restaurant that is known for its great hand-cut steaks, burgers, fresh seafood, and desserts.
  • Stonewood Tavern & Grill

    3812 Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32607 United States - Phone: 352-379-5982
    Open nightly for dinner, this elegant fine dining restaurant offers an array of freshly made food such as the finest aged, hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, oak grilled meats, and made-from-scratch soups, all served in a lovely dining room with mahogany wood accented by stacked stone.
  • Cracker Barrel

    4001 Southwest Forty-Third Street Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-375-2424
    Enjoy delicious home-style American dishes at this country restaurant that is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Cracker Barrel also features a large gift store filled with unique country gifts.
  • Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille

    110 Southeast 1st Street, Unit A Gainesville, FL 32601 United States - Phone: 352-372-1555
    A New Orleans-style restaurant, Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille offers an extensive menu that includes appetizers, salads, soups, po-boys, burgers, chicken, seafood specialties, steaks, pastas, Bourbon Street specialties and fried platters.
  • Chick-fil-A - Oaks Mall

    6419 West Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605 United States - Phone: 352-331-6691
    Chick-fil-A is a fast, friendly place where the menu showcases everything chicken. They offer classic chicken sandwiches, chicken strips, and nuggets, along with salads and wraps. An assortment of flavored dipping sauces are available. Waffle cut fries are a tasty side item, but you also have a choice of salads, slaw, soup, or fruit. Their trays are perfect for gatherings and events.
  • Chick-fil-A - Archer Road

    3621 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-373-9988
    Chick-fil-A is a fast, friendly place where the menu showcases everything chicken. They offer classic chicken sandwiches, chicken strips, and nuggets, along with salads and wraps. An assortment of flavored dipping sauces are available. Waffle cut fries are a tasty side item, but you also have a choice of salads, slaw, soup, or fruit. Their trays are perfect for gatherings and events.
  • Firehouse Subs

    3221 Southwest 35th Boulevard Gainesville, FL 32608 United States - Phone: 352-336-0419
    The hottest subs in town are available at this family dining restaurant that specializes in large, steamed subs filled with the finest quality meats, cheeses, and vegetables. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Firehouse Subs

    1412 West University Avenue, Suite 1 Gainesville, FL 32603 United States - Phone: 352-337-2631,800-601-2781
    The hottest subs in town are available at this family dining restaurant that specializes in large, steamed subs filled with the finest quality meats, cheeses, and vegetables. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
  • David's Real Pit BBQ

    5121A Northwest 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32606 United States - Phone: 352-373-2002
    Since 1988, David's Real Pit BBQ has been proudly serving the heart of Gator Country as an "ambassador to better barbecue!"
  • Oaks Mall

    6419 Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605 United States - Phone: 352-331-4411
    The area’s largest enclosed shopping center is the one-million-square-foot Oaks Mall. With it’s adjoining Oaks Mall Plaza, it offers more than 160 shops and eateries. The mall is anchored by Macy’s, Dillard’s, Belk, JC Penny and Sears with many other premiere stores you would expect to find in a large, cosmopolitan mall. Now, introducing the Oaks new Ambassador Center offering personal shopping, gift selection assistance, style watch and current trend updates, and other best-in-class retail services for our guests and community.
  • Waldo Farmer's & Flea Market

    17805 Northeast US Highway 301 Gainesville, FL 32694 United States - Phone: 352-468-2255
    Open every Saturday and Sunday, this flea market features over 1,000 dealers selling something for everyone including clothing, vegetables and produce, jewelry, beanie babies, plants, novelties, animals, toys, baseball cards, kitchenware, pictures, furniture, and accessories. An Antique Village is also on site that spans 16,000 square feet and features over 200 dealers selling a wide variety of antiques and collectibles.
  • Alachua County Farmers' Market (ACFM)

    5920 Northwest 13th Street Gainesville, FL 32653 United States - Phone: 352-371-8236
    Open year-round every Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or until all products are sold, the Alachua County Farmers' Market is the place to buy produce, plants, and other agricultural items directly from the grower. Seasonal produce includes blueberries, eggplant, grapefruit, lemons, pineapple, okra, pumpkins, winter squash, peaches, and onions. Jams, jellies, pickles, and other preserved foods are also available.
  • Petra Design

    4615 Northwest Sixth Street, Suite H Gainesville, FL 32609 United States - Phone: 352-371-1212
    They design, build, and install custom wood cabinets.
  • Brasington's Adventure Outfitters

    2331 Northwest 13th Street Gainesville, FL 32609 United States - Phone: 352-372-0521,888-438-4502
    Hiking, camping, backpacking, and paddling gear. Featuring one of this area's largest selections of kayaks.
  • Alamo

    3620 North Main Street Gainesville, FL 32609 United States - Phone: 352-336-7120,800-Go-Alamo
    This company provides quality vehicles to customers at the most popular travel destinations.
  • Avis

    3880 North East Thirty-Ninth Avenue, Suite E Gainesville, FL 32609 United States - Phone: 352-376-8115
    Provides top brand vehicle rentals for business or leisure while striving to earn customer loyalty.
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

    3525 Northwest Ninty-Seventh Boulevard Gainesville, FL 32606 United States - Phone: 352-371-6599
    Nationally known car rental company that provides high quality vehicles plus free pickup and delivery services.