Are you a resident of Atlanta that finds yourself craving a vacation? Here at Sweetwater Branch Inn, we have a lot of guests that travel to stay with us from Atlanta. It’s probably because our city is a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of the big “The Big A” and the travel time is very doable. If you’re interested in embarking on a getaway from Atlanta to Gainesville, read on to learn more!
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Getaway From Atlanta to Gainesville
Hit the Road
Do you prefer driving over flying? No problem! The trip from Atlanta to Gainesville is just under five hours in the car, which is a totally attainable road trip. Plus, the route couldn’t be easier. You’ll hop onto I-75 South and follow it all the way down until you reach Gainesville. If you’re looking to make some fun pit stops along the way, we recommend Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, GA, or Macon, GA, for fascinating museums.
Fly in the Sky
If road trips aren’t your thing, you can fly from Atlanta to Gainesville. You’ll board at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and travel into the Gainesville Regional Airport. Nonstop flights from ATL to GNV are only a little over an hour long and can be purchased at affordable rates. Currently, the airlines that depart from Atlanta and to Gainesville are Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.
After you arrive at the airport in Gainesville, you’ll be less than five miles away from Sweetwater Branch Inn. You’ll take a quick 10-minute drive and arrive at your new home-away-from-home.
Explore Everything That Gainesville Has To Offer
You did it! You’ve arrived in the one and only Gainesville. Our bed and breakfast is located in the heart of downtown and is within walking distance of many amazing activities and attractions.
Enjoy Outdoor Activities
- Florida Museum of Natural History
- Harn Museum of Art
- Cade Museum
- Haile Homestead
- Matheson Museum
- Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
- Swamp Head Brewery
- Magnitude Brewing Company
- Island Grove Winery
- Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
- Bluefield Estates Winery
- Blackadder Brewing Co.
Try New Restaurants
- Satchel’s Pizza
- Crane Ramen
- Embers Wood Grill
- Amelia’s Italian Restaurant
- Mark’s Prime Steakhouse
- The Top
- Daily Green
- The Keys Grill & Piano Bar
- Manuel’s Vintage Room
Stay With Us at Sweetwater Branch Inn
Sweetwater Branch Inn is a luxurious bed and breakfast located in historic downtown Gainesville. Our stunning Victorian complex sits on expansive grounds complete with a pristine saltwater pool, putting green, and beautifully landscaped gardens. We’re happy to offer an array of top-notch accommodations and amenities to make you feel at home. When you’re looking for the best lodging in Gainesville, Sweetwater Branch Inn is the place for you.