What Are the Best Things to Do in the Winter in Gainesville, FL?

People might not associate Florida with winter, but they should! Have you ever thought about booking a getaway to our lovely town of Gainesville in the cooler months? It can be a fabulous opportunity to relax, unwind, and enjoy some quality time with the ones you love. In this blog, we’ll reveal three of our favorite activities that will make your winter in Gainesville, FL, the best it can be. So, are you ready? Read on, take notes, and start planning! 

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3 Activities to Make Your Winter in Gainesville, FL, Extra Magical 

Enjoy the Outdoors (and the Warm Weather!) 

One of the greatest perks of spending a winter getaway in Gainesville is the weather. Indeed, if you don’t enjoy the cold, then Florida is the ideal destination for you. Make the most of the weather by going for a walk in one of Gainesville’s top parks, for example! Sweetwater Branch Inn is surrounded by many beautiful areas, including Depot Park or the Sweetwater Wetlands ParkThe latter is ideal if you don’t want to leave downtown but still enjoy marvelous views of the marsh.  

Have a Hot Cocoa Break 

Although the weather isn’t cold, you can still enjoy the best aspects of the winter season. After all, what would be November and December be without a cup of hot cocoa? Luckily for you, we know where to get the best in town! Volta is one of the most famous spots in Gainesville for cocoa. Sit at their terrace or insideand get ready to treat your taste buds! Don’t fancy a hot chocolate? They also offer delicious coffees and teas.  

Celebrate Christmas in Gainesville! 

Lastly, one of the best perks of visiting Gainesville in the winter is all the holiday celebrations you get to attend! Treat yourself to some Christmas magic as you stroll through the decorated streets, get ahead on your Christmas shopping, and even attend fun holiday events. Attend the annual Christmas extravaganza, for example, the Run Run Rudolph Run 5K, and even a Santa Meet and Greet! 

Make Sweetwater Branch Inn Your Home for the Winter 

Nora Belles_RosasAre you daydreaming about your winter getaway to Gainesville now? If so, it’s time for the fun part: finding the best place to stay! Sweetwater Branch Inn is one of the top B&Bs in Gainesville, and it’s one of the most elegant. We are ideally located at the heart of downtown and offer easy access to all these marvelous attractionsTake a look at our variety of accommodations and choose your favorite! Did we mention our delicious breakfast that awaits you in the morning? 

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