Local Area Information
Visit the official Visit Gainesville website for information on Alachua county, FL. Find out about hotels, restaurants, things to do, events, maps and more! Gainesville is home to the Gator Nation with 7 exits along the I-75 corridor and just a short ride away to top-ranked attractions, theaters, year-round springs, swimming, craft breweries, live music, a butterfly rainforest, botanical gardens and more.
Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) is located on the northeast side of Gainesville at State Roads 222 and 24, five miles from the heart of downtown and 15 minutes away from the University of Florida and UF Health (Shands Hospital.) The primary access to the Airport from the north and south is Interstate 75 (10.6 miles), along with U.S. Routes 441 (5.5 miles) and 301 (10.2 miles.)