Uncover the Unexpected in North Central Florida! Gainesville offers 30+ miles of biking and hiking trails while spotting wildlife in 7 nearby Florida State Parks. Canoe scenic rivers, or take a dive into one of our crystal clear springs. Spend your afternoon antiquing in surrounding small towns, and grab a bite with some of the best local farm-to-fork dining around. Quench your thirst at any of our 3 local breweries and enjoy downtown public art and nightlife!