Discover your next favorite destination. Alachua County, Florida offers the perfect mix of outdoor adventures and artsy vibes. Centrally located in the heart of Florida with seven exits along the I-75 corridor, the area has become a favorite overnight stay and weekend pit stop for travelers. With world-class fishing, snorkeling, canoeing, tubing and kayaking, there’s always plenty to do on the water. On land, those so inclined may enjoy birding, hiking, biking, fishing and pretty much everything else under the sun. Whether you hit the trails, paddle the Santa Fe River, float down the springs, take in a show, and sample local breweries and restaurants, we invite you to explore what’s good in Gainesville/Alachua County and create your own enduring memories! Create your own adventure in the heart of North Central Florida. Explore the dozens of opportunities for cultural events including theatre, music, dance, concerts, museums, exhibits and so much more. Many events are even free and open to the public.
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