Hike, shop, and explore other exciting things to do around Gainesville
Located just off I-75, the Country Inn & Suites, Gainesville, FL offers a convenient home base for exploring North Florida’s best things to do. The University of Florida campus, situated just 10 minutes away, boasts attractions like the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Harn Museum of Art, and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Shopping for your Gator game-day gear or looking for a bite to eat? Visit nearby Celebration Pointe and Butler Plaza, both just minutes from us. In addition to performances at the Hippodrome Theatre, downtown Gainesville offers a variety of unique restaurants and shops to explore. If you're in town for a baseball or softball tournament, you'll appreciate being within 25 minutes of Champions Park.
Outdoor enthusiasts can hike the 16-mile Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail or spot fossils at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park. Afterward, you can sip on a craft beer at Swamp Head Brewery, fill up on fresh seafood at Spurrier's Gridiron Grille, or catch the big game at Dave & Buster's.
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