Close to Gainesville, Florida, and the University of Florida check our blog for area information- (URL HIDDEN) Great shopping is about 12 miles. Parks, jogging trails, lakes are close. As is Cedar Key with deep-sea fishing. Art and culture; local and state museums, and great local breweries are near. On a panoramic hill top; the nights are spectacular with dark starry skies. Restaurants and dining; a variety of local and international dining restaurants are close.