Local Attractions

Gainesville has built a reputation as one of the most desirable communities in Florida. In fact, Gainesville has been recognized for years by Money magazine as one of the nation's most livable cities. As home to the University of Florida, Gainesville is a dynamic city that serves as North Central Florida's hub for education, business, medicine, and culture. Gainesville has been recognized as "Tree City USA" by the National Arbor Day Foundation, a top ten bicycling community by Bicycling Magazine, and "One of America's great running towns" by Runner's World Magazine

Additionally, the Gainesville area offers unique opportunities to visit and interact with natural, historical and entertaining areas of Florida. There are hundreds of attractions in Gainesville, including city parks, area freshwater activities, nature trails and other sites of interest within a short driving distance from Gainesville.

Gainesville has been called many things by many people, but after taking a closer look, we're sure you'll want to call Gainesville home.

Family Living


Gainesville is a great place for families. Gainesville features:

Never a Dull Moment

Gainesville is just a short drive from beautiful beaches on both coasts, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, offering a wealth of fun and opportunity to get the most from Florida such as: