Jacksonville’s Riverwalks are among the finest and most scenic in the nation. Lining the north and south banks of the St. Johns River, the two are connected by either water taxi or by the pedestrian... more
For decades fishermen flocked to the old Jacksonville Beach Pier. After the weathered wooden pier suffered extensive damage due to the effects of a hurricane out at sea, a longer, stronger pier was... more
This park at the north part of the city located on San Pablo Ave. It is a 235 acre park that promotes the area as a nature trail. Well, my idea of that differs. It is a paved blacktop trail going for... more
In the midst of a long term growth plan, the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens is a must see for animal lovers. Covering acres of riverfront land in Jacksonville's Northside, some of the zoo's attractions... more
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Located on the river in Jacksonville's historic and artsy Riverside neighborhood, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is one of the finest in the South. Famous for... more
This is only 25 miles north of JAX, and you can take Hwy A1A over to the ferry at Mayport for a shortcut, or take A1A/Hwy 105 which is Herckscher Dr from 9A loop. There are some nice sites in the... more
This is a fort from 1564 and recreated-of course. The history is a real story to read about in the attached. Jean Ribault was an explorer, and upon a return trip from England in 1565, he had a battle... more
Just to the south of the city about 25 miles is a wonderful town, which is the first founded in the US, and the oldest. Spaniards made this are defense position and built a fort at the point. Trade... more
This is an old well preserved home and surrounding buildings, as though it would look like in the old days of planting and working the land. The plantation had been operating since 1761, when John... more
This is promoted as the place to come and be seen and heard by the more affluent and elite crowd. Well, that may be true, but I was unimpressed. The discussion is that there are historic and ornate... more
They had a special exhibit of Howard Finster, and illiterate self styled preacher. How his works got famous, who knows. I suspect that the liberal crowd thought his art pieces; being sculptures and... more
Imagine wide beaches of fine white powder sand highlighting a distinctive natural scenery where colorful, sub-tropical flowering plants and palm trees intermingle with magnolias and shady water oaks...
jacsonville is a large port city located on I-95 in north east florida. jacksonville is the county seat of duval county florida. the area around jacksonville was originally inhabited by the timucaun...
I was here for 3 months, but I felt as though I lived here. That is how condensed my experience being here was. Jacksonville was more of an experience than a tourist destination. Having said that, in...
Jacksonville is located in the north eastern part of Florida about an Hour's drive from the Georgia Border.
Everytime I've heard people talk about Jacksonville, they tend to center on the Crime or......