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University of Florida Hotel & Travel Guide

Not every traveler can boast they've been to University of Florida, so embrace the moment when you make your visit.

You'll locate it in Gainesville, 130 miles (209 kilometers) from the capital of the state, Tallahassee.

For quick and easy access to University of Florida, book a room at one of the 11 hotels that are within 2 miles (3 kilometers). The Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville Downtown and the Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center are two good choices, situated 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away, respectively.

If you're planning to travel on a shoestring, you will be happy to find out that there are a few inexpensive hotels within walking distance. You could look into the Quality Inn University which is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) away. Another solution is the Americas Best Value Inn-University of Florida / Shands, just 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.

Just a short distance away, Starbucks is an excellent place to order a quick bite to eat or a coffee. If you're after something more substantial, Pollo Tropical is also nearby with a good choice of tasty meals. If you have no plans to crawl into bed just yet, you can nurse a refreshing glass of your favorite drink at Balls, also just down the road.

Other Things to Do Near University of Florida

After you're finished visiting University of Florida, get set to take in everything that the rest of the area has to offer:

  • The entire family can experience an amazing day out at University of Florida Bat Houses. There is nothing like interacting with animals to really appreciate the wonders of nature.
  • Liven up your evenings and explore the area's art scene. Curtis M. Phillips Center puts on a variety of plays which you can attend.
  • Support the local cultural scene and attend a play at Hippodrome State Theatre.
  • Endeavor to understand everything you always wanted to know about epochs, eons and eras at Florida Museum of Natural History, and quench your thirst for knowledge.
  • You can feast your eyes on creative works at Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, a popular art museum to put on your cultural attractions list.

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