3 days in Gainesville Itinerary

3 days in Gainesville Itinerary

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Gainesville is the county seat and largest city in Alachua County, Florida, United States, and the principal city of the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Appleton Museum of Art. Explore Gainesville's surroundings by going to Cedar Key Museum State Park (in Cedar Key) and Silver Springs State Park (in Ocala). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Swamp Head Brewery, admire the masterpieces at Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, and look for all kinds of wild species at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Gainesville trip planner.

October in Gainesville sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gainesville

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ocala, Cedar Key, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium ©
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Appleton Museum of Art ©
Appleton Museum of Art