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Gainesville to Jacksonville drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Gainesville to Jacksonville

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Gainesville to Jacksonville in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Jacksonville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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11:00 am  start in Gainesville
drive for about 19 minutes

11:19 am  Waldo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:19 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

12:35 pm  Starke
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:35 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

2:13 pm  TA Travel Center
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:13 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

3:29 pm  stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:29 pm
drive for about 22 minutes

4:51 pm  arrive in Jacksonville
stay at EconoLodge

driving ≈ 2 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

    Dixieland Music & RV Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Waldo:
        Sleep Inn & Suites Waldo

    KOA Campground Starke  (1 mention)
    Bradford Motel and Campground  (1 mention)
    Camp Blanding RV Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Starke:
        Econo Lodge Starke
        Days Inn Starke
        BEST WESTERN Starke
        Bradford Motel & Campground

TA Travel Center
    Cary State Forest  (1 mention)
    hotels around TA Travel Center:
        Best Western Baldwin Inn Jacksonville
        Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West
        Travelodge Suites Macclenny
        Econo Lodge Macclenny

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West
    Cary State Forest  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West:
        Harpoon Louie's
        The Brick Restaurant
    hotels around Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West:
        Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West
        Marriott Execustay Oaks Normandy
        Quality Inn Jacksonville
        Super 8 Jacksonville/Orange Park

Where's the best place to stay in Jacksonville?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Jacksonville.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out EconoLodge.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Want to research more popular hotels in Jacksonville? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Jacksonville?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Burrito Gallery.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Pom's Thai Bistro  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Jacksonville? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Jacksonville?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Fleetwood RV Park  (1 mention)
Jacksonville RV Park  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Jacksonville. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Jacksonville for a first time visitor?  (12 answers)

profile  Amanda from asked:
Great places to stop with kids!  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Jacksonville.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Jacksonville to Gainesville drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Gainesville? Try searching for places within 1.5 hours of Gainesville.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Gainesville to Jacksonville. Or get a full Gainesville to Jacksonville flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Gainesville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Gainesville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 71 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 23 minutes
6 Gainesville travel answers
26 Jacksonville travel answers


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