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Things to Do in Gainesville

Between nationally-ranked sports, diverse annual festivals, and close proximity to the best natural attractions Florida has to offer, there’s more than one reason to come to Gainesville. Our historic Florida town is known for its exciting mix of nature and culture. No matter what brings you to Gainesville, you won’t want to leave before checking out some of these top attractions:

  • University of Florida Gator Football at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
  • Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention – named after Dr. James Robert Cade, lead inventor of Gatorade
  • Jonesville Park - Multi Functional Park
  • Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
  • Champions Park, contains 16 Baseball/Softball fields
  • Hal Brady Sports Complex - Host to Babe Ruth World Series
  • Annual NHRA Gatornationals drag racing at Gainesville’s Auto-Plus Raceway
  • UF Health Shands Hospital, a cutting-edge research and medical center
  • Natural Attractions such as the Florida Museum of Natural History and Ginnie Springs
  • Annual Arts & Cultural Festivals such as the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
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Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Great service, very clean rooms. We had a great time. And very clean nice pool.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

It was great. We arrived late in day. Pleasant and clean. Beautiful area and hotel. Staff was so pleasant. From front desk to sales manager to the hard working cleaning maid service!!!!!
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Love the staff & their services

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Had my wedding at BW this past Saturday & in the past my family has had several functions with them. I told the staff personally at the end of my function that we keep coming back to them for their EXCELLENT service. & they most certainly did not disappoint. Love the staff & their services. Will definitely continue to keep having functions with them in the future!
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Very clean hotel!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Very clean hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful! Made us feel right at home!! Will definitely be staying again!!

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