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Things to do in Gainesville

Things to Do in Gainesville

Perhaps best known to be the location of the University of Florida, Gainesville is a hub of education, culture, and natural beauty. Gainesville is home to wonderful museums like the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. The natural surroundings, parks, and wildlife areas like Paynes Prairie State Reserve provide a beautiful backdrop to the city.

Nature and Wildlife Areas

Sweetwater Wetlands Park

University of Florida bat house

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park


Florida Museum of Natural History

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

Historic Haile Homestead

Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention


Depot Park

Kanapaha Park


Matheson History Museum

Thomas Center

Solar Walk

Food & Drink Tours in Gainesville

Swamp Head Brewery

Gainesville Food Tour

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