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Family-Friendly Activities

Gainesville and all of Alachua County have plenty to offer in the way of Family-Friendly fun!

Gainesville is a hub of activities for visitors of all ages! Whether your family is looking for an amazing outdoor adventure in a local state park, seeking exciting hands-on experiences in one of the areas many museums, craving a taste of the local culinary scene or partaking in the action-packed sporting and athletic opportunities, Gainesville and Alachua County are sure to have just what you are looking for. Be sure to scroll down to see nearby family-friendly activities.

Museum historic marker

A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center

1013 NW 7th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
352-334-2010 |
Kayaking on Santa Fe River

Adventure Outpost

30 NW 1st Ave
High Springs, FL 32643
386-454-0611 |
Shops in Downtown Alachua

Alachua Shopping

Main St
Alachua, FL 32615
Archer Historical Society and Railroad Museum

Archer Railroad Museum

16994 SW 134th Ave
Archer, FL 32618
352-495-1044 |
Barr Hammock North Trail

Barr Hammock Preserve

14920 SE 11th Dr
Micanopy, FL 32667
352-264-6868 |
Bivens Arm

Bivens Arm Nature Park

3650 S Main St
Gainesville, FL 32608
352-334-5067 |
Boulware Springs Park historic waterworks building

Boulware Springs Park and Historic Waterworks

3300 SE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
352-334-5067 |
Butterfly Rainforest

Butterfly Rainforest

3215 Hull Rd
Gainesvillle, FL 32611
352-846-2000 |
The Cade Museum

Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention

811 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
352-371-8001 |
Cellon Oak Park sunset

Cellon Oak Park

4100 NW 169th Pl
Gainesville, FL 32653
352-264-6868 |
Cofrin Nature Park

Cofrin Nature Park

4810 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
352-334-5067 |