Around 16,000 people call Gainesville in North Central Texas home.
This city is located approximately 230 miles (370 kilometers) from the state capital of Texas, Austin and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Dallas.
Commemorate the local victims of past wars at sites such the Gainesville War Memorial; a solemn reminder of the high price we sometimes pay for freedom. Discover more about Gainesville’s military exploits at this evocative memorial.
If you feel like learning something new in Gainesville, spend an hour or two at the Morton Museum and the Santa Fe Depot Museum. Follow a local guide or take a self-guided tour, view the exhibits or simply relax in the contemplative stillness.
Gainesville Outlet Shops is the perfect place to go to if you love shopping and watching the world go by. It is a bustling area full of fashion, accessories, fresh produce and great places to eat.
Arts lovers will find plenty to applaud at the Butterfield Stage Players, one of the most acclaimed art stages in in the Gainesville area. After the show, why not have supper in one of the close-by restaurants and enjoy some of the local dishes.
When Mother Nature beckons, visit Leonard Park, a place where locals come to spend time outdoors. It is a tranquil space where locals and visitors alike come together to enjoy the fresh air and greenery.