Things To Do
The Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Gainesville, FL near UF is situated off I-75 and Archer Road and is centrally located to shopping, dining and entertainment venues. We’re located just two miles from the University of Florida and five miles from Santa Fe Community College.
See the Gators play at the University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium during football season or take in a performance at the Hippodrome State Theatre any time of year.
There are several museums and natural wonders to experience just outside our hotel in Gainesville, FL like the Florida Museum of Natural History or Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. See numerous art galleries or get back to nature at Paynes Prairie State Park with hiking, horseback riding and more.
Gainesville is also home to great shopping and dining. But you don’t have to leave the premises without having a great meal! Our University of Florida hotel offers breakfast at the Great American Grill, room service available at night, as well as a 24-hour Pavilion Pantry with great meals and snacks.
Things to do and experience in Gainesville are endless. Be sure to choose Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville hotel for your next visit to the area.
In and Around Town
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Better known as "The Swamp," Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the largest stadium in Florida.
University of Florida
Florida's oldest and most comprehensive university and among the nation's most academically diverse.
Experience hundreds of free-flying butterflies and birds from around the world.
Museum of Natural History
One of the nation's largest and fastest-growing natural history museums.
Hippodrome State Theatre
Enjoy live theater, film screenings, festivals, exhibitions and more at The Hippodrome.
Samuel P. Harn Museum
See more than 8,000 works including photography, Asian, African, modern, and contemporary art.
Kanapaha Botanical Garden
A 62-acre facility founded, developed, funded and operated by the North Florida Botanical Society.
Travel down a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep that leads into a miniature rain forest.
Explore two art galleries, three period rooms, and numerous historical exhibits.
Paynes Prairie State Park
Enjoy hiking, horseback riding, bicycling and more while exploring wildlife habitats and exhibits.