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Restaurants recommdations:
 
Embers Wood Grill (http://www.embersofflorida.com)
In my opinion- the best restaurant in town because of its excellent service, professional wait staff, quality of the wine list, and the delicious food.  I would tell you to tell them that I sent you (they are great friends and my art is around the restaurant), but you will get good service and food no matter what.  They are located about 5 minutes from the condo (just south of the corner of Archer Road and 34 Street).
 
Blue Gill Restaurant: http://bluegillqualityfoods.com
Great seafood and southern cooking!  Open for lunch and dinner- please check website for hours.
 
 
Downtown Restaurants
 
Dragonfly Sushi (best sushi in Gainesville- go early because the wait can be long on weekends) http://www.dragonflysushi.com/home.html
 
Manuel’s Vintage Room (superb wine menu)  http://www.manuelsvintageroom.com/
 
V Pizza- Great Italian style pizza!
 
Emilianos   (Spanish food- delish!) http://www.emilianoscafe.com/
 
 
Mark’s Prime Steakhouse (very good steaks)  http://www.marksprimesteakhouse.com/page/33-4311.htm
 
Starbucks  http://www.starbucks.com/  (zip code is 32601)
 
Paramount Grill  (very fresh food) http://www.paramountgrill.com/index2.html
 
The Top (people love it- it’s more of an indie scene) 30 N Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601; 352.337.1188
 
 
The Daily Green (fresh, organic food and smoothies) http://www.dailygreendowntown.org/
 
Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grillhttp://www.hookedonharrys.com/page/28-4172.htm
 
 
Coffee
 
Starbucks is on SE 2 Avenue and SE 1 Street
 
Maudes is directly across the street from Starbucks
 
 
Bars
 
A full list is on:  http://www.bozaza.com/HHSpots/alachua.html (but definitely check their websites before heading out because some might be closed down)
 
 
Tall Paul's Brew House, 10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601; 352.505.0990
 
Other restaurants within driving distance:
 
 
Don’t have a car with you?
·      www.lazydelivery.com can pick up groceries at any grocery store and deliver them to you at a time of your choice.
·      www.doorstepdelivery.com can pick up food for a large variety of local restaurants and deliver your meal to you.
·      Gainesville has UberX (a car service that can be called through your Smartphone- the app is “Uber”) and there are taxi services in Gainesville as well.
·      There is a bus stop very close to the Summit House sign on SW 16 Avenue.  The bus system is RTS and a map of the routes can be found here:  http://go-rts.com/schedule.php
 
 
 
 
 
Activities for Kids
 
Up-to-date programs can be found on:  http://www.fun4gatorkids.com/
 
 
Florida Museum of Natural History (usually has children’s activities during the day, and has a great butterfly rain forest).  http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/
 
Indoor Play park at Sun:
 
Westside Park is on the corner of 34 Street and 8 Avenue
 
Outdoor Activities:
 
La Chua Trail:  You are guaranteed to see at least 1 alligator, and sometimes as many as 100+.  Also, wild horses, bison, a large variety of birds, and other animals can be seen (if they are close to the trail)   http://events.gainesville.com/gainesville-fl/venues/show/370387-paynes-prairie-la-chua-trail
 
The Hawthorne Trail can be entered at multiple points- it's a 30 mile round-trip trail, but can be done in sections.  Great for biking, rollerblading, running, walking, etc... 
 
Paynes Prairie State Park is south on 441 in Micanopy:  http://www.floridastateparks.org/paynesprairie/
 
Ichatuchnee Springs
 
Kanapaha Gardens
 
Thomas Center
Beautiful old house with beautiful gardens and a nice fountain (city park, so free).  Located just north of downtown Gainesville.
 
Grocery Stores:
 
Publix;  Northwest 13 Street and North Main
 
Trader Joe’s is at 3724 SW Archer Rd
 
Lucky’s Market is at 1459 NW 23rd Ave: http://www.luckysmarket.com/location/gainesville-fl/
 
Ward’s Supermarket
 
Fresh Market:
 
 
Places of Worship:
 
 
Nearby Churches are Episcopal, Presbyterian, Methodist, and Catholic
 
Dry Cleaners:
 
NATURE PICTURES GAINESVILLE:
 
I have a downloadable nature guide on the condo website at www.socogainesvillerentals.com- it is the last tab.
 
 
La Chua Trail, Paynes Prairie
HOME Magazine- August/ September:  http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=77646&pre=1 (pages 77-79)
 
Kanapaha Gardens:
HOME Magazine- October/ November:  http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=84025&pre=1 (pages 37-39)
 
UF Campus Part 1
HOME Magazine- December/ January: http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=91289&pre=1 (pages 51-53)
 
UF Campus Part 2
HOME Magazine- February/ March http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=98489&pre=1 (pages 67-69)
 
Harn Museum Asian Wing

HOME Magazine- April/ May http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/publication/?i=106242 (Pages 36-38)



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