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Things To Do
If you are in town for Gator football, our University of Florida hotel is near Ben Griffin Memorial Stadium, also known as 'The Swamp.' Located on UF campus, our Hilton hotel is centrally located for a visit to the campus. A number of local attractions are near our University of Florida hotel, including the UF golf course, the Center for Performing Arts, the Hippodrome, Oaks Mall, Florida Museum of Natural History and much more.
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville also offers a variety of things to do on property. Relax with a drink or meal in 2-Bits Lounge or Albert's Restaurant located at our Gainesville hotel near UF, swim in the outdoor pool and enjoy a workout in the modern fitness center.
Take a leisurely stroll around campus and allow our hotel near University of Florida to be your home away from home. There are also a number of local shops to pick-up the latest Gator gear.
Must-see attractions in Gainesville:
- Ben Hill Griffin Memorial Stadium, home of Gator Football
- Steven C O'Connell Center, home of Gator Basketball
- University of Florida campus, with iconic buildings like the Century Tower
- Local museums, performing arts and nature parks
- Downtown Gainesville restaurants and nightlife
In and Around Town
Fun in Gainesville
Our Hilton Mom Voyage team shares experiences to help you plan a vacation the whole family will love!
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Within walking distance of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, better known as 'The Swamp'.
University of Florida
The Hilton hotel is located at University of Florida, a 2,000-acre campus with over 900 buildings.
Florida Gator Football
Walk to a football game, visit Albert and Alberta and cheer on your Florida Gators in ‘The Swamp!’
Performing Arts Center
University of Florida Phillip’s Performing Arts Center hosts dance, theatre, film and more.
Century Tower & Auditorium
This is one of many iconic buildings on the picturesque University of Florida campus.
Experience the excitement of the Gainesville Raceway which held its first Gatornationals in 1970.
The Devil's Millhopper
Make your way down the boardwalk 120 feet below to the bottom of the Devil's Millhopper.
Paynes Prairie Preserve
Explore 21,000 acres of rich wildlife including alligators, bison, horses and 270+ species of birds.