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Where Should We Stay in Gainesville?
The destination of Gainesville is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The museums, festivals, and sporting events are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Take to the air and fly into Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), which is the closest airport, or Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), which is located 33.8 mi (54.3 km) from the city center. Gainesville offers 48 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you should stay.
Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:
Homewood Suites by Hilton Gainesville: Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 3-star hotel.
DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. This 3.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Gainesville - Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and free continental breakfast. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.
Home2Suites by Hilton Gainesville - Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 2.5-star hotel.
When Should We Visit Gainesville?
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. Use these tips to decide when to grab the kids and head to Gainesville.
- Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 90°F
- Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 44°F
- Driest months: November, December, May, and April, with an average rainfall of 2.39 inches
- Rainiest months: June, August, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 5.99 inches
What Should We See and Do in Gainesville?
Florida Museum of Natural History and Hippodrome State Theatre are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Gainesville. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Kanapaha Botanical Gardens and Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.Gainesville is also well-known for the:
- University life
- Live music