Highest-rated things to do in Gainesville, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Gainesville, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in Gainesville on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Alachua County Visitors & Convention Bureau

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Type of activity: Visitor Centers
- Address: 33 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-5323
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#29. The Oaks Mall

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Type of activity: Shopping Malls
- Address: 6419 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4365
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#28. Bluefield Estate Winery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Type of activity: Wineries & Vineyards
- Address: 22 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL 32641-0232
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#27. Blackadder Brewing Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Type of activity: Breweries
- Address: 618 NW 60th St Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32607-6014
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#26. Solar Walk

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#25. Cellon Oak Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 4100 NW 169th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32653-7678
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#24. Historic Haile Homestead

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 8500 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-5513
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#23. Thomas Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites
- Address: 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5476
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#22. Stephen C. O'Connell Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (71 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 250 Gale Lemerand Dr University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2044
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#21. A Nan Buddhist Statue Park

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 2120 SE 15th St Enter from SE 22nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641-8729
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#20. Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Type of activity: Biking Trails, Hiking Trails
- Address: 3400 SE 15th St, Gainesville, FL 32641-1405
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#19. Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Science Museums
- Address: 811 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601-7928
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#18. Lubee Bat Conservancy

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Type of activity: Zoos
- Address: 1309 NW 192nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609-6208
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#17. Gainsville Raceway

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (44 reviews)
- Type of activity: Auto Racing Tracks
- Address: 11211 N County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609-4407
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#16. Swamp Head Brewery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (153 reviews)
- Type of activity: Breweries
- Address: 3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608-2598
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#15. Kanapaha Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: Tower Road SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL 32608
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#14. Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (251 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: SW 34th St and Hull RD, Gainesville, FL 32611-0001
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#13. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (264 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: Stadium RD, Gainesville, FL 32611-2051
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#12. La Chua Trail

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (108 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails
- Address: 4801 Camp Ranch Rd, Gainesville, FL 32641-9298
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#11. Depot Park

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-7004
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#10. Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (233 reviews)
- Type of activity: Zoos
- Address: 3000 NW 83rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606-6210
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#9. Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (519 reviews)
- Type of activity: State Parks
- Address: 4732 Millhopper Road, Gainesville, FL 32653
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#8. University of Florida

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (343 reviews)
- Type of activity: Universities & Schools
- Address: W University AVE and Museum Rd., Gainesville, FL 32601
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#7. Sweetwater Wetlands Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (216 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: 325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL 32601-9046
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#6. University of Florida Bat House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (431 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: Museum Road Near Lake Alice, Gainesville, FL 32611
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#5. Paynes Prairie

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (474 reviews)
- Type of activity: State Parks
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#4. Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (222 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: 8528 E County Road 225, Gainesville, FL 32609-4324
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#3. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (457 reviews)
- Type of activity: Gardens
- Address: S.W. Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608-0808
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#2. Florida Museum of Natural History

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (981 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums
- Address: 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
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#1. Butterfly Rainforest

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (1200 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Gardens
- Address: 3215 Hull Rd Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
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