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Restaurants, nightlife, coffee and more: a guide to Gainesville's hotspots

Navigate your new home with the help of these interactive maps

<p>Don&#x27;t get lost in the new student shuffle — use these maps to help you explore Gainesville&#x27;s greatest spots.</p>

Don't get lost in the new student shuffle — use these maps to help you explore Gainesville's greatest spots.

You set up your dorm, said your goodbyes and settled in — now what?

Step one, explore the surroundings. It's time to get familiar with all the exciting sites in your new city.

Lucky for you, Gainesville's got some great digs, but to tackle all the 352 has to offer, you might need a little guidance.

The maps below provide some short cuts for students unsure where to start their Gainesville journey. From coffee shops to clubs to casual eats, these are a few guides to the best spots in the city.

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Heather Bushman

Heather Bushman, a UF journalism and political science senior, is Summer 2022's Digital Managing Editor. She was previously a reporter with WUFT News and wrote and edited with the Avenue, a desk that has her heart completely. You can usually find her writing, listening to music or writing about listening to music. Ask her about synesthesia sometime.


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