Lodging Recommendations

Our raceway is proud to recommend the following establishments for your lodging needs while visiting our facility. These businesses have established themselves as partners with Gainesville Raceway at Gainesville as well as the motorsports community and are deserving of your patronage anytime you may visit the North Central Florida region.



        • 4700 NW 97th Boulevard
        • Gainesville, FL 32606
        • (352) 331-3336

Best Western Plus Gateway Grand is located on 39th Ave just off of I-75. Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, the exceptional Best Western Plus Gateway Grand offers the best of both worlds. A convenient location close to the excitement of Gainesville's best attractions with premier lodging and amenities, as well as a full-service conference center.

Super 8 Gainesville - Super Value, Super Choice

For special group team rates Mention RACEWAY promo code at time of booking.


Comfortable Lodging. A graded Super 8 is located easily off I-75 and Archer Road. A centralized, one stop exit to shops, restaurants and movies with great places like UF, Shands Hospital, and several attractions.  This is no ordinary SUPER 8; it has been fully renovated  to set benchmarks beyond brand standards in cleanliness and comfort in a quaint, quiet setting. We carry more than just the name; we promise to deliver excellent service and quality at a lower price. We offer FREE SUPER START BREAKFAST and Wi-Fi, guest laundry, Internet Kiosk and fresh baked chocolate chip cookies.


        • Holiday Inn University Center
        • 1250 West University Avenue
        • Gainesville, FL 32601
        • (352) 376-1661

Holiday Inn University Center is located in the heart of Gainesville across the street from the University of Florida. Conveniently located within walking distance to many local shops, restaurants and boutiques. We offer an onsite restaurant and lounge, a complimentary airport shuttle, rooftop pool, and complimentary WiFi. We are only a few miles from Gainesville Raceway, home of the NHRA Gatornationals.

        • The Micanopy Inn
        • 17110 County Road 234
        • Micanopy, FL 32667
        • (352) 466-4000

The Micanopy Inn, opened in 1971, was the FIRST 8 Days Inn opened in Florida (which later became Days Inn). Locally owned Mom and Pop Motel, owners Shari and Tom Black invite you to come and enjoy hometown hospitality! Being located right on I-75 just south of Gainesville, the Micanopy Inn is a convenient, friendly, comfortable and clean place to stay.

Special Rates for the 2016 Gatornationals! Just $179.99 per night OR book in advance to lock in a 3 night rate of $399.00 plus tax!*  

*Must book by November 1st. Additional guests and pet fees are extra. Must mention this ad to receive discount.



Choosing to stay at the Jaycee Campgrounds during the Gatornationals affords both fans and teams the benefit of the nearest facilities to the host track for the even at the Gainesville Raceway. The campgrounds will open on the Monday prior to the start date with a minimum stay through Sunday. The campgrounds will officially close on Monday. All sites are first come, first serve, and there are no reservations. 

        • Dixieland RV Park
        • 17500 NE US Highway 301
        • Waldo, FL 32694
        • (352) 468-3988

Being centrally located between Gainesville and Jacksonville, Dixieland RV Park gives you the pleasure of a small town with the convenience of shopping malls, major attractions, and beaches only a short drive away. You can have the get-a-way you've been looking for! With its full RV hook-up property, Dixieland RV Park offers all the comforts of home just 12 minutes away from the Racetrack.

Dixieland RV Park will be offering live entertainment and karaoke every night during the NHRA Gatornationals!


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