Gainesville Hotels - For a Florida vacation off
the beaten path... head to Gainesville. Whether you like shopping for
antiques and visiting museums or more adventurous activities like canoeing
and cave diving, Gainesville holds something special for you. Discover the
attraction of the path less traveled when you tour Gainesville's best
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You may already know that Gainesville is home
to Florida's oldest and largest University, the University of Florida, the
Florida Gators, and the Gatornationals.
did you know about it's many lakes, rivers and amazing natural springs? How
about it's world class restaurants, hotels and vacation rentals? We've
discovered the best Gainesville has to offer and share it with you through
360 degree virtual images, live interactive webcams and informative videos.
Cheap Hotels can be found in this beautiful
city. Many are similar to
Key West Hotels.
When you go to Gainesville you are in for a treat. This
city is beautiful with beautiful people and it's full of life and history.
Gainesville is hotspot for history from war to commerce and exploration.
This area was known for the Civil war. the largest ranch was established
here it was called Lachua but it was destroyed by the british. The region
was named Alachua from the Seminole tribe who settled in the 1700's. The
Timucuan Indian Village had landed in Gainesville, Florida became a part of
a spanishland it was given to Don Fernanado de la Maza Arredondo Spanish
merchant in 1817. In 1824 Florida was annexed form the United States, The
population expanded with planters and farmers. Then there is a Major James
B. Bailely who had a cotton plantation. He had 60 acres and he sold it to
the city. His house is the oldest house in Gainesville today. They started
building it in 1848 it was finish in 1854. When the railroad came
Gainesville came into existence. The railroad extended its line from Cedar
Keys all they way up to Fernandina Beach.
Gainesville has the most beautiful hotels. Some of the best hotels are
Holiday Inn Unversity Center, Paramount Plaza, Hilton Garden Inn. These
hotels provide the best commendations. All hotels provide good service. They
all offer swimming pools, fitness room so you can exercise, there is
conferences rooms so you can hold meetings and seminars, they have ballrooms
so you can hold wedding parties and family reunions. They have picnic areas
so you and your family can be outside and enjoy the weather. Most important
thing they all have is accessibility for handicap people. These great hotels
are surrounded by local shops and boutiques so you can go go shopping. The
Paramount Plaza is the only hotel that has a lakefront and it borders the
Bivens Arm Lake Nature Peserve. The view from their balconies is
If you love the outdoors there is so much going on Gainesville has the best
recreation. We have golfing. volleyball on our courts, there is basketball,
or if just want to jog we have little trails, there is swimming, boating ,
kayaking. rafting, or if you just want to go fishing. There are two classes
you can take like palates or yoga, If you just want to go on a hiking trip
there is hiking trails, or if you love horses there is horseback riding, and
wonderful hunting. Don't forget skydiving for the daring ones.
Gainesville has great places to go check out with the whole family. there is
this place called the Devil's Milhopper. this place is beautiful but it's a
sinkhole in the middle of the city limits but you go down the stairs its
breathtaking with brooks and plants and nice trails to go walking its a
beautiful atmosphere. Another beautiful place is Paynes Prairie it has
hiking trails as well. this place is paradise for the birders, hikers,
campers, and animal lovers. You see all kinds of animals there like deer,
wild horses, bison. and a lot of gators. There is this other place called
Karlapaha Botanical Gardens. This place is on the out side of the city
limits and it is real beautiful too with bamboo forest, herb gardens, and a
succulent gardens. these wonderful gardens has a visiting center and a gift
shop. Last place is called the Morningside Nature Center. It has beautiful
trails and springs it also has a history farm and a place where children can
feed the animals. This place is perfect for families.
Gainesville is also perfect for paranormal. If you are someone who is
interested in ghosts then you should go to Brenau University its a school
for females and its hunted by ghostly shadows that hang around. The teachers
and students keep seeing apparitions. If that doesn't scare you then you
should go to Chestatee Regional library. After hours the ghosts have a
little party and never clean up because they find books on the floor for no
reason. The last scary place is the Crybaby Mill. it was a mill long time
ago apparently a woman had thrown her baby off the bridge. So when you go up
there you can hear a baby crying and yelling.
Gainesville is an exciting places to visit it has everything you want in a
vacation. So come visit, we'd love to have you.
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