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    Alachua, FL 32615
    Comfort Inn-Alachua 386-462-2414 Route 1 Box 215-C
    Days Inn-Alachua 386-462-3251 Route 1 Box 225
    Ramada Limited-Alachua 800-272-6232 Route 1 Box 225-A
    Travelodge of Alachua 386-462-2244 US 441 @ I-75


    Branford, FL 32008
    Sandy Point Campground/Motel 386-935-0615 US 129 @ Santa Fe River

    Cross City, FL 32628
    Carriage Inn 352-498-3910 PO Box 1360
    El Dorado Motel 352-498-3307 PO Box 1689

    Dowling Park, FL
    The Village Lodge 800-647-3353 11057 Hwy 136

    Fort White, FL (Outside of Town)
    Anita Berman's cottage (NEED UPDATED PHONE) Roberts Road


    Gainesville, FL - Downtown
    Gainesville Lodge Motel 352-376-1224 413 W. University Ave
    Holiday Inn-University 352-376-1661 1250 W. University Ave

    Gainesville, FL - I-75 Exits
    Best Inn 352-378-2405 3455 Williston Rd.
    Best Western/Gateway to Gainesville 800-528-1234 4200 NW 97th Blvd.
    BriarCliff Inn 352-348-2405 3455 SW Williston Rd.
    Budget Lodge-Gainesville 352-331-1601 6901 NW 8th Ave.
    Cabot Lodge 352-375-1701 3726 SW 40 Blvd.
    Comfort Inn West 352-264-1771 3440 SW 40 Blvd.
    Courtyard by Marriott 800-321-2211 3700 SW 42nd St.
    Days Inn-Gainesville 352-332-3033 7516 Newberry Rd.
    Econo Lodge-Gainesville 352-332-2346 700 NW 75th St.
    Extended Stay America 800-326-5651 3600 SW 42nd St.
    Fairfield Inn by Marriott 800-228-2800 6901 NW 47th Blvd
    Hampton Inn-Gainesville 352-371-4171 4225 SW 40th Blvd.
    Holiday Inn-West 352-332-7500 7417 NW 8th Ave.
    Howard Johnson Express Inn 352-335-6335 3461 SW Williston Rd.
    Laquinta Inn 352-332-6466 920 NW 69th Terr.
    Motel 6-Gainesville 352-373-1604 4000 SW 40th Blvd.
    Ramada Limited 352-373-0392 4021 SW 40th Blvd.
    Red Roof Inn 800-843-7663 3500 SW 42nd St.
    Super 8-Gainesville 352-378-3888 4202 SW 40th Blvd.
    University Centre Hotel 352-371-3333 1535 SW Archer Rd.

    Gainesville - US 441/13th St.
    Apartment Inn 352-371-3811 4401 SW 13th St.
    Bambi Motel 352-376-2662 2119 SW 13th St.
    Cape Cod Inn 352-371-2500 3820 SW 13th St.
    Casa Loma Lodge 2000 SW 13th St.
    Comfort Inn-Gainesville 352-373-6500 2435 SW 13th St.
    Days Inn University 800/329-7466 1901 SW 13th St.
    Econo Lodge-University 352-373-7816 2649 SW 13th St.
    Executive Inn-Gainesville 1900 SW 13th St.
    Florida Motel 352-376-3742 2603 SW 13th St.
    Gainesville Travelodge 352-372-4319 3103 NW 13th St.
    Gator Lodge 352-376-4667 4170 SW 13th St.
    Knights Inn 352-376-1211 2820 NW 13th St.
    Lakeshore Towers Apts., Executive Suites 352-376-4456 2306 SW 13th St.
    Sheraton - Gainesville 2900 SW 13th St.
    Rush Lake Motel 352-373-5000 1410 SW 16th St.
    Sands Motel 352-372-2045 2307 SW 13th St.
    Scottish Inn-North/G'ville 352-376-2601 4155 NW 13th St.
    Scottish Inn-South/G’ville 352-376-4423 4041 SW 13th St.
    Super 8 800-800-8000 2000 SW 13th St.

    Hawthorne, FL 32640
    Admiral Motel US 301 RR 3, Box 69

    High Springs, FL 32643
    Cadillac Motel 386-454-1701 405 W Santa Fe Blvd
    Ginnie Springs Outdoors - Camping 386-454-7188
    High Springs Country Inn 386-454-1565 520 NW Santa Fe Blvd.
    Michael Angelo's Chateau H2O, 773-531-4993 near Ginnie Springs
    O'leno State Park RR 2 Box 1010


    Jasper, FL 32052
    Econo Lodge-Jasper 386-938-5500 RR 3 Box 133
    Scottish Inn-Jasper 386-792-1234 RR 3 Box 136
    Triangle Motel 386-792-1709 RR 1 Box 231
    Village Apts. & Motel 386-397-4283 PO Box 188

    Jennings, FL 32053
    Econo Lodge 386-938-5500 RR 1 Box 222
    Jennings House Lodging & Rest. 386-938-3305 PO Box 179
    Jennings Outdoor Resort & Campground 1-75 & SR 143

    Lake City, FL
    A-1 Inn 386-752-8802 4480 Hwy 90 West
    Columbia Motel 3001 E. Duval St.
    Comfort Inn-Lake City 386-755-1344 PO Box 1985
    Cypress Inn 386-752-9369 4397 Hwy 90 West
    Days Inn-Lake City 386-758-4224 RR 16 Box 38310
    Diplomat Motel 386-752-9000 RR 2 Box 6003
    Driftwood Motel 386-755-3545 4380 Hwy 90 West
    Howard Johnson Motor Lodge RR 13 Box 1082
    Motel 8-Lake City 386-752-8933 Rt 15 Box 3025
    Motel 6-Lake City 386-755-4664 4587 Hwy 90 West
    Pineywoods Lodge 386-752-8334 4140 Hwy 90 West
    Quail Heights Lodge 386-752-3339 Route 18 Box 707
    Ramada Inn-Lake City RR 13 Box 1075
    Red Carpet Inn-Lake City RT 3 Box 171-S
    Scottish Inn-Lake City 386-752-0230 4450 Hwy 90 West
    Springs Falls Inn 386-752-4545 Rt 6 Box 1533
    Sundial Motel 386-752-1544 Rt 10 Box 284
    Super 8 Motel-Lake City 386-752-6450 PO Box 7094
    Terrance Inn 386-755-4308 Rt 13 Box 615
    Travelodge-Lake City RR 13 Box 629
    Thunderbird Motor Lodge RR 10 Box 291
    Traveler's Inn 386-752-7808 Route 3 Box 171-B
    Triangle Motel-Lake City RR 12 Box 2

    Lake City, FL - I-75 Exits
    Best Western 386-752-3801 4720 Hwy 90 West
    Dynasty Inn 386-752-6262 4670 Hwy 90 West
    Econo Lodge 386-752-7891 4680 Hwy 90 West
    Econo Lodge South 386-755-9311 Rt 2 Box 6008
    Executive Inn 386-755-5770 4500 Hwy 90 West
    Gateway Inn 386-755-1707 4577 Hwy 90 West
    Hampton Inn 386-752-3419 1610 Florida Gateway
    Holiday Inn 386-752-3901 US 90 @ I-75
    Jameson Inn 386-758-8440 1393 Commerce Blvd.
    Knights Inn 386-752-7720 Rt 13 Box 201
    Microtel Inns 386-755-6300 1395 Commerce Blvd.
    Parkview Inn 386-752-7551 4740 Hwy 90 West
    Red Carpet Inn US 90@ I-75
    Roadmaster 386-961-9958 4770 Hwy 90 West
    Rodeway Inn Commerce Blvd. @I-75
    Travelodge 386-755-9306 4457 Hwy 90 West
    Villager Lodge US 90 West @ I-75

    Live Oak, FL 32060
    Econo Lodge-Live Oak 386-362-7459 I-10 & US 129
    Parker's Motel & Restaurant US 129 N
    Penny's Cottage 386-362-9491 South Walker
    Scottish Inn-Live Oak 386-963-2501 827 W Howard Street
    Suwannee River Inn Best Western US 129 & I-10
    Holiday Inn Express 877-859-5095 129N
    Best Western Suwannee River Inn 800-780-7234 129N


    Luraville, FL
    Cave Excursions 386-776-2299
    The Dive Outpost 386-776-1449
    Runawaylobster 305-338-4397
    LaMana House (near Charles Spring)
    863-632-0550

    Madison, FL 32340
    Days Inn 850-973-3330 I-10 & SR 53
    Deerwood Resort Motel 850-973-2504 I-10 & SR 53
    Friendship Inn-Madison I-10 & SR 53
    Holiday Inn Express 850-973-2020 I-10 & SR 53
    Super 8 850-973-6267 Rt 1 Box 3329-F

    Mariana, FL
    Executive Inn 850-526-3710 (tell them you are with Cave Adventurers)
    Days Inn 850-482-3500 (tell them you are with Cave Adventurers)

    Mayo, FL 32066
    Cindy's Motel 386-294-1242 Hwy. 27
    Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort and Campground 386-294-2510 198 NE CR 354

    Micanopy, FL
    Scottish Inn-Micanopy 352-466-3163 Rte. 2 Box 804

    Newberry, FL
    Sunny South Motel 352-472-2701 105 S. Main St.

    Old Town, FL 32680
    Suwannee Gables Motel 352-542-7752 US Highway 19/Alt. 27

    Perry, FL 32347
    Airport Motel-Perry 3206 US 19 South
    Bambi Motel-Perry 1829 US 19 South
    Best Budget Inn-Perry 2220 S Byron Butler Pky.
    Days Inn-Perry 2277 S. Byron Butler Pky.
    Gandy Motor Lodge 2239 S Byron Butler Pky
    Kingswood Motel 2755 Hwy. 19 S
    Skylark Motel 317 US Hwy. 19 N
    Southern Inn Motel 2238 S. Byron Butler Pky.
    Sun and Sand Motel 1708 S Byron Butler Pky.
    The Chaparral Inn 2159 S Byron Butler Pky.
    Westgate Motel & Mobile Home Park 1627 S Byron Butler Pky.

    Starke, FL 32091
    Best Western-Starke 904-964-6744 US Hwy. 301 N
    Bradford Motel & Campground 904-964-5332 1757 N Temple Ave. (301N)
    Days Inn-Starke 904-964-7600 US Highway 301 N
    Dixie Motel 744 N Temple Ave.
    Jo-Lu Motel 904-964-8810 US Highway 301 S
    Sleepy Hollow Motel 904-964-5006 US Highway 301 N
    Starke Motor Court 739 N Temple Ave.
    Temple Motel 904-964-7357 880 N Temple Ave.
    To-Rena Motel 904-964-6784 1900 N Temple Ave.

    Steinhatchee, FL 32359
    Craig's Seagull Fish Camp/Motel Riverside Dr./Hwy. 51
    Fisherman's Restaurant, Motel & RV Hwy. 51
    Lynn Rich Motel & Restaurant Hwy. 51
    Palm Grove Camp Ground & Lodge Hwy. 51
    River Haven Marina/Motel Hwy. 51
    Sexton's Riverside Motel 1 Ave. N & 3 St.
    Steinhatchee Landing 800-584-1709 Hwy. 51
    West Steinhatchee River Inn 352-498-4049 Riverside Dr. Wood's Gulf Breeze Hwy. 51

    Waldo, FL
    Orchard Motel 352-468-1211 Hwy. 301 North

    White Springs, FL 32096
    American Canoe 10315 SE 141st Blvd.
    Scottish Inn-White Springs 386-362-7828 RR 1, Box 3000
    Suwannee River Motel 386-397-2822 PO Box 412

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