Hike, shop, and explore other fun things to do in and around Gainesville
The Country Inn & Suites, Gainesville, FL off I-75 offers a comfortable home base for exploring North Florida’s best things to do. About 10 minutes away, you’ll find the University of Florida campus 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, or head to downtown Gainesville to explore its unique restaurants and shops. If you’re in town for a baseball or softball tournament, you’ll appreciate being about 25 minutes from 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 a craft beer at Swamp Head Brewery or fill up on fresh seafood at Spurrier’s Gridiron Grille.
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