Living in Gainesville
There’s a lot to love about living in Gainesville. From the abundance of natural beauty surrounding us, to cultural events and of course, Gatornation, living in Gainesville has got a lot to offer.
Here are just a few reasons why we love living in Gainesville!
How could this not be first on anybody’s mind? In Gainesville, Gator spirit runs deep. Even if you’re not a football fan, you’ll find Gator pride infectious. Sooner than later you’ll end up at a game at the Swamp packed with 90,000 other fans and realize why.
The brand now synonymous with with the term “sports drink” got its start right here in Gainesville. Originally invented as an effective thirst quencher for UF athletes, the drink has grown to dominate sporting culture.
That’s right, Gainesville’s #1 son is none other than the birthplace of the legendary rocker and much of the original Heartbreakers. While we were all saddened by his sudden passing earlier this year, Tom Petty remains a beloved hometown hero.
By far, one of the most iconic features of Gainesville and the surrounding area is the high density of natural, freshwater springs. Offering scenic, natural beauty and crystal-clear waters at year-round temps of 72 degrees, the springs are a favorite among residents. Its also a popular spot for tourists visiting Florida.
Check out our list of the top five natural springs near Gainesville!
More Reasons to Love Gainesville!
Of course, these are just a few reason why we love living in Gainesville. With always something happening, there’s so much to see and do!
If you’re considering a move to Gainesville check out our moving blog. Our ‘Know Your Neighborhood’ segments provide a breakdown of everything Gainesville has to offer, neighborhood-by-neighborhood. We also offer moving tips and hacks to make your move easier.
Wade Swikle started out in the moving business while a student at the University of Florida, graduating with a Bachelor’s in Telecommunication and a Master’s in Entrepreneurship, before becoming president of 2 College Brothers.