Jacksonville Things to Do

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  • 1. Beach

    Popular with fishermen and spectators alike, the Jacksonville Beach Pier gives visitors a remarkable view of the coast and oceanfront skyline from as far away as 1,320 feet offshore! Watch fishermen...

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  • 2. Downtown Riverfront/Jacksonville Landing

    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...

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  • 3. MOSH - Museum of Science & History

    4 out of 5 stars

    I was trying to attend an event and purchase an early admission ticket (half the price of tickets at the door) and their online system was not working. I began trying to purchase tickets at 3:30PM and...

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  • 4. Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve

    This is the visitor center and house of the Ribault Club that was founded in 1928. The club finally broke up due to tough times in the Depression and later. It used to have parties, dances, and many...

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  • 5. Parks & Trails

    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...

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  • 6. Zoo & Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Sting Ray Exhibit is awesome, especially if you have kids. My kids loved it. They got to not only see the stingrays, but pet them as well. One note - you have to pay an additional fee to see this...

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  • 7. St. Augustine

    Located along the bayfront in St. Augustine's Historic District, about 45 minutes south of Jacksonville, the Castillo de San Marcos is perhaps St. Augustine's biggest attraction. It was built in the...

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  • 8. Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 9. Fernandina Beach

    Centre Street, in the Downtown Fernandina Beach Historic District, is lined with restored brick buildings that reflect the architecture of the 1800's and early 1900's. Occupying the first floors of...

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  • 10. Avondale District

    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...

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  • 11. MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 12. Beach Town Center

    Divided by Atlantic Blvd., the pedestrian-friendly communities of Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach share a the lively, beautifully landscaped Beach Town Center. Beginning at the Atlantic Blvd. beach...

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  • 13. St. Johns Town Center (mall)

    St. Johns Town Center , an outdoor, pedestrian-friendly, “Main Street” style mall (dubbed a “lifestyle center” in the retail industry), is THE premier shopping and dining destination between...

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  • 14. Jacksonville Suns (professional baseball)

    The Jacksonville Suns baseball club is the AA affiliate of the Miami Marlins. The team, which plays in the Southern League, has a long history in Jacksonville, and has had the likes of Hank Aaron,...

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  • 15. See the NFL's Jaguars at Everbank Field

    The Jaguars, Jacksonville's National Football League franchise, play regular season games and a couple of preseason games at Everbank Field from August-early...

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  • 16. Go to The Bahamas.

    Jacksonville is far from my favourite place in the world but "Jaxport" is the gateway to an amazing adventure. I had 4 more nights before I flew back to London...

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  • 17. Sailboat Charter in Jacksonville

    Exquisite – Perfect – Awesome – Beautiful! – Are the words past charterers used to describe their experience on Now and Zen. Why not treat your friends, or the...

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  • 18. Cycling with e2ride bike tours

    This activity was fun, and it made us feel like a kid again. We laughed the whole way. I had not been on a bike for many years, so I was a bit concerned when I...

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  • 19. e2ride bike tours

    When I'm on vacation with my wife and family we look for things to do where we are outdoors, and active, yet have a chance to relax and learn about the area we...

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  • 20. See how theme park robotics come to life!

    Ever wonder how they make theme park rides so elaborate, memorable, and, of course, fun? Come visit Jacksonville's Sally Corp. for the inside scoop. Sally Corp....

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  • 21. Boating

    With the St. John's River being the main waterway running through the city, it is logical that people want water activity. They do a fair amount of sail boating...

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  • 22. JAX Beach Museum

    This was an unknown, but ended up being a very pleasant museum of the history of the beach development and culture of Jacksonville form the inception of tourism...

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  • 23. Maritime Museum

    If you find it-you are lucky-OR NOT. It used to be located and the South Bank for San Marco area, which now is under renovation. WE asked at the MOSH Science...

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  • 24. Fishing Charters

    Northeast Florida has some of the best backwater fishing in the state. For the uninitiated, backwater fishing, or backcountry fishing, is angling in the...

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  • 25. See top Broadway performances in Jacksonville

    The nationally and internationally touring counterparts to New York's most popular Broadway shows take the stage in Jacksonville at the Times-Union Center for...

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With big city diversions, beautiful beaches, natural parklands, abundant waterways, and interesting historic sites, Jacksonville offers a wealth of sites and experiences to enjoy.  St....

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