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Gainesville Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find Gainesville package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in Gainesville as low as !

When is peak season in Gainesville?

September, March, April are very popular times to visit Gainesville.

When is the best time to visit Gainesville?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to Gainesville, December is the best time to visit Gainesville.

When is the worst time time to visit Gainesville?

Prices for Gainesville vacations can peak during February.

When is low season in Gainesville?

We have found January, November, December to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit Gainesville.

Your Gainesville Vacation Guide

Where is Gainesville?

Love exploring the globe for less? Are you a connoisseur of frugality? It's high time you got your cheap on in Gainesville!

It sits 25 miles to the south-west of Starke, and 715 miles south-west of Washington, the national capital.

Traveling is about meeting new people, so why not make friends with a few of the 124,400 locals who reside in this corner of Alachua County?

Cheap Things to do in Gainesville

Do you know the old saying, "the best things in life are free"? Well, that's one thing we can certainly stand behind (and we have a feeling you can too!) Here are some fantastic free things to do in or near Gainesville:

  • No matter the aim, museums are wonderful places to find out about a destination's unique history. And what's even better, the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and the Matheson Historical Center don't cost to get in!
  • Forget those serious galleries and museums and come face-to-face with some fun and fabulous creatures instead! At University of Florida Bat Houses, you're sure to discover some cool facts about the amazing animal world.
  • Bid bye-bye to boredom at Bivens Arm Nature Park. This terrific place offers an excellent opportunity to get outside and play.
  • Start searching for clues to the area's fascinating past at the University of Florida. This unforgettable piece of yesteryear should be on the radars of all history enthusiasts.
  • Florida National Scenic Trail is the ideal spot if you'd love to move your body and fill your lungs with fresh air. There's nothing better than getting out into nature's fresh air!

Cheap Gainesville Vacation Package Deals

When you arrange your vacation with CheapTickets, you can rest easy knowing that we'll handle all the hard work. We'll hunt down the lowest prices, and we won't make trade-offs on comfort and quality.

Some people might think traveling on a budget means sacrificing choices, but with us it's the complete opposite. With 500 airlines and around 500,000 properties across the globe, you'll have all the choice in the world. And if you combine your bookings on hotels and flights, you could save as much as $290^.

When we say you'll get your hands on the best price out there, we're not joking. It's a little thing we call our Price Guarantee. We'll match the price and return the difference if you find a better bargain on your vacation package within 48 hours of booking.

Get CheapCash

What's more satisfying than bagging the cheapest deal in town? A cheap deal with rewards! With our rewards program, you'll be able to save money on your next qualifying CheapTickets hotel just by booking a flight.

You're only a few clicks away from reaping the benefits. You'll save on all eligible bookings, not to mention penny-pinching perks and bonus offers that are sure to put a smile on your face. Simply log in or sign up for free, join CheapCash and you're good to go!

Cheap Car Rentals in Gainesville

Low-priced and affordable — we know they're words you love to hear. So, why not get yourself a rental car for your stay in Gainesville? That way you needn't spend big bucks on pricey cabs.

Renting a ride from the city center is a good option if you're staying nearby. Get in touch with Hertz, which can be found at GAINSVILLE HLE 3620 N. MAIN STREET.

Enterprise at 730 W UNIVERSITY AVE is another outlet to check out.

Cheap Hotels in Gainesville

CheapTickets presently lists 46 hotels in Gainesville. Lock in one of the best options so you can start planning the rest of your cheaptastic vacation.

After some inspiration on where you should base yourself? A few recommended options for your island stay are the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville and the Gainesville Lodge.

Cheap Hotels for your vacation in Gainesville

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Gainesville

3500 Southwest 42nd St, Gainesville, FL
    2.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    3.9 out of 5 (14 reviews)

    Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Fred Bear Museum and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Shands at the University of Florida. Samuel ...

    $63

    Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

    Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

    1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL
      3.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (5 reviews)

      Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Florida and Shands at the ...

      $99

      ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on CheapTickets.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. 

      *Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.