Gainesville, Florida Metro Area Map

Gainesville Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of the areas including Alachua and Gilchrist Counties and the cities they contain. 

Gainesville Metro Area
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This is a country radio station that covers 14 counties in Florida playing a variety of today's best country hits. Listen to win concert tickets and other prizes, or text 877-937-7883 for song requests, questions, or comments. 

A brewing company in Gainesville, FL that specializes in brewing traditional Belgian-style beers and does so in an old-world-style setting, transporting their patrons to a different time and place and providing one of the most unique experiences in the new-age beer world. The owners have won multiple home brew awards and this is their first venture into the professional brewing world. 

A family owned winery specializing in blueberry wine. They started from picking blueberries off of the family farm and since decided to turn this hobby into the place that is known today.

Bolay is a fast-dining restaurant but not fast food. The ingredients are brought in fresh daily to help bring you the fuel you need to power through your day. Each bol (bowl) is 100% gluten free but extremely tasty. Offering four pre-made bols and a wide range of ingredients to craft your own experience over 100 different ways. Bolay is a growing Florida only chain with nearly ten locations statewide. Check their website for the closest location to you.

Butler's three different outdoor retail centers make shopping easier for everyone. Not only does it have great shopping, but you'll also find an incredible selection of restaurants and eateries for every budget and taste.

A brewing company in Gainesville that features some core beers brewed in traditional style with the freshest ingredients, using water from a 700ft well which reaches Florida's aquifers, providing some of the cleanest water for their handcrafted brews. 

The East End Eatery in Gainesville is known for offering great lunch, breakfast, and brunch options. There are also vegan and vegetarian options available. 

First Magnitude Brewing Company is located just east of downtown Gainesville, and is an internationally awarded craft brewery committed to crafting excellent beer and being an active and helping member of the community. They have a great list of core beers as well as seasonal releases that are inventive and refreshing. 

Roller skating is a great activity not only for kids, but for the adults too! Skate Station is dedicated to making sure you have as much fun as possible while you wheel around on four wheeled skates while also making sure you're being safe. This is a great place to throw birthday parties for younger kids, all you have to do is bring the kids and the cake and Skate Station can take care of the rest! There's also an awesome arcade with games like Ice Ball and Air hockey, a pirate themed mini golf that they call Swamp golf, a two-story soft playground for kids under the age of 10 to play in, and a big rock climbing wall for all ages.

One of the most successful brewing companies in Gainesville with a major focus on community as well as a drive to be "Florida's brewery." They have been brewing some of the finest Florida beers since 2008 and their cans can be found throughout the state. 

The goal for JOY FM is to help you find the joy within yourself. This Christian radio station starts mornings with The Morning Cruise where they share the big word of the day and devotional. Throughout the day you can listen to the top Christian artists.

Stop by this charming shopping location to find many of your classic mall stores and so much more. Events throughout the year and great dining options keep people coming back time and time again.

University of Florida is a college in Gainesville with more than 51,000. As a leader in higher education, UF focuses on excellence in research, teaching, technology and athletics. 

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