Visitors to Williston are sure to find plenty to explore and enjoy. Around the area, top sights include Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, and Florida Museum of Natural History.
- You'll find 81 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Gainesville
- The closest major airport is in Ocala, FL (OCF-Ocala Intl.), 22 mi (35.4 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Williston
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, and Florida Museum of Natural History are some of the notable places to visit in the surrounding region. In the area, you'll also find Historic Haile Homestead and Micanopy Historical Society Museum.
As you plan your trip to Williston, you might not find the perfect accommodation centrally located, but you can select from 104 lodging options within the bigger area. Here are places to stay in the surrounding area:
- #1 NEW Christian FLA Rustic Cabin Sleeps 17 Near UF Hits Devils DEN Grandprix is 4.3 mi (7 km) from central Williston. Guests who stay at this 2.5-star hotel in Ocala can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.
- Family Reunion Vacation Home - Horses Welcome is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from the center of Williston. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Gainesville can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
- Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ocala FL is located 21.8 mi (35.2 km) from the heart of Williston. This 2-star hotel in Gainesville features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and comfortable rooms.
Dressing for Williston
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 81°F and the nighttime average to be 44°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 93°F during the day and 54°F at night
- July through September averages 93°F during the day and 66°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 89°F during the day and 45°F at night
- About 50.79 inches of rain falls on Williston each year
- Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 93°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 46°F