Is Gainesville Expensive?

Is Gainesville expensive to visit?

Gainesville is a moderately priced destination with an average daily cost of $221. Compared to the rest of North America, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It's ranked in the top 50% of cities in North America for its travel costs, comparable to places like Kennebunkport and San Francisco.

Gainsville, Florida

How expensive is Gainesville?

On average, visitors spend about $221 per day when visiting Gainesville (U.S. Dollars). Two travelers together would spend an average of $441 per day. Prices vary dramatically by travel style and length of trip, but if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and use public transportation when possible, you can expect to stay close to this budget. See more travel costs for Gainesville here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Gainesville?

A weekend trip to Gainesville costs about $662 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $1,323.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Gainesville?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a one week trip to Gainesville costs around $1,544 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $3,088.

Is it expensive to backpack in Gainesville?

Gainesville is often overlooked by backpackers, as there is a very limited selection of hostels. Because there aren't any hostels and few other amenities that cater to backpackers, prices might be higher than you'd expect. This is particularly true for solo travelers who many have to pay the full cost for a hotel room. To save money, look for budget hotels in convenient locations.

Are hotels expensive in Gainesville?

Hotel prices in Gainesville are somewhat more affordable compared to hotels in other cities. You can expect to spend about $153 per night for a room on average. There are around [5_STAR_COUNT] five star hotels in the city and they average [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. Three star hotels average $186 a night and two star hotels average $131 per night.

Hotels by star rating in Gainesville
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
3 stars 17 $186
2 stars 25 $131

3401 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville
Overall Rating 9.2
625 East University Avenue, Gainesville
Overall Rating 9.2

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Gainesville?

Activities and things to do in Gainesville can vary in price depending on the type of activity, length, and location. Below are a number of popular activities to give you an idea of what to expect when visiting. Generally, previous travelers have spent $44 per day on sightseeing activities and things to do when visiting, which is less than the country's average of $55.

    • Unique Scavenger Hunt Experience in Gainesville by Operation City Quest: $10
    • Butterfly Rainforest at Florida Museum of Natural History Ticket: $15
    • Private Snorkeling Tour in Florida Springs: $250

    Is food expensive in Gainesville?

    Food in Gainesville can vary in price depending on the restaurant and food options available. Generally, other travelers have spent $70 on food per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $58. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible.

    Is transportation expensive in Gainesville?

    Local transportation in Gainesville can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $40 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $46. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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