Top Things To Do In Gainesville

Whether it’s floating down the river or diving into a natural spring, water is an integral part of the best places to visit in Gainesville. It’s a fun vacation spot for families looking to catch a Florida Gators game or head to museums the kids will want to visit.

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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens is named after nearby Lake Kanapaha. It contains Florida’s largest bamboo garden and it also houses the largest herb garden in the Southeast region.