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Discover St Augustine: Attractions Pass with Hop-On Hop-Off
"On your visit to St Augustine take some time to learn the history of the oldest European-settled city in the United States. There are several ways to experience this historic city -- visit the Old Jail experience the Oldest Store museum explore the history museum and see the city via the Old Town hop-on hop-off trolley. It's a great way to see all that St Augustine has to offer.Old Jail: Built in 1890 by Henry Flagler the Old Jail of St Augustine is one of the oldest of its kind and despite being renovated maintains its original feel. It’s a perfect choice for families as actors dressed in time-period outfits take you back to the time when this was a maximum-security prison.St Augustine History Museum: Get a look into St Augustine's past at the history museum! With dozens of artifacts dating back centuries
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St Augustine Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
"See and Visit.. Fountain of Youth Lightner Museum Castillo de San Marcos Ripley's ""Believe it or Not"" Flagler College St. George Street St Augustine's Oldest House
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Discover St Augustine: Attractions Pass with Hop-On Hop-Off
"On your visit to St Augustine take some time to learn the history of the oldest European-settled city in the United States. There are several ways to experience this historic city -- visit the Old Jail experience the Oldest Store museum explore the history museum and see the city via the Old Town hop-on hop-off trolley. It's a great way to see all that St Augustine has to offer.Old Jail: Built in 1890 by Henry Flagler the Old Jail of St Augustine is one of the oldest of its kind and despite being renovated maintains its original feel. It’s a perfect choice for families as actors dressed in time-period outfits take you back to the time when this was a maximum-security prison.St Augustine History Museum: Get a look into St Augustine's past at the history museum! With dozens of artifacts dating back centuries
From $39.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Jacksonville

Jacksonville has pockets of crime

Like most big cities, Jacksonville has areas that you don't want to spend too much time in....for your safety. General speaking, the Northwest area of Jax is to a avoid. There's nothing to visit in...
JohnP123
Oct 15, 2012

Jacksonville is the most unsafe city in America

I lived in Jacksonville for 10 years and at first it seemed like a city with potential but sadly I began to see why people in Savannah always warned me never to go there. First let me warn you that...
jackaonvilleisadump
Oct 07, 2012

Avoid the Northwest Quadrant of the city

Like all big cities, Jacksonville has its "good" side and its "bad" side. While crime can happen anywhere, in big cities it is important to know what side of town you are on. Jacksonville covers an...
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HSC123
Jul 11, 2011

Difficult Signage and Bridges

It seems hard to maneuver around the city, especially around downtown area. The signs are not adequate for forewarning of where to turn, or which lane to get into, and access to South Bank, or coming...
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BruceDunning
Jun 10, 2011

Hemming Park Vagrants

There are vagrants, panhandlers, and homeless that hang out in the park. While we were downtown, it looked like there were at least 50 in the park; some sleeping, some strolling and some looking like...
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BruceDunning
Jun 10, 2011

Traffic is Maddening

All around the city there are vehicles coming, going, and coming again. It seems like every one is out driving. It takes about 3/4 hour in good traffic to go between north and south, and the perimeter...
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BruceDunning
Jun 10, 2011
 
 
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Be careful downtown Jacksonville

Downtown J-ville is really nice when your closest to the St. Johns River. If you seem to stray away from that end towards 8th street around that area, be very careful b/c it is a dangerous part of the...
hottmalee
Jun 16, 2007

crime stats

In Jacksonville, FL:every three days someone is murderedevery two days someone is rapedthere are 15 assaults or robberies every day12 cars are stolen every dayKnow your surroundings, watch who is...
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davecallahan
Apr 08, 2007

Always be aware

Just about everyone has put down the northside. I would say you have to beware in all parts of the town. No matter what side of town you should always be alert to what is around you. There have been...
bellp
Oct 21, 2006

Don't get off these exists

If you're new to the city avoid exits Edgewood and anything in between to Union Street. For travelers at night I wouldn't suggest it. During the day it's no problem, at night please avoid it.Dunn Ave...
AvnArmyWife
Aug 14, 2005

Safety

The worst part of Jacksonville is the area immediately to the north and northwest of downtown. There are some other small areas spread out accross the city but the previously mentioned area is the...
richardll
Jan 05, 2004

Word To The Wise

Jacksonville's nice neighborhoods are generally east of the Saint Johns river. In Jax the locals think it is South of the river, but their sense of geography baffles me. Southside and San Marco are...
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yallpeoples
Jan 02, 2004

Like ANY metropolis stay with...

Like ANY metropolis stay with where you're familier with at night and if you have never been in the ocean before ask about things like what not to touch on shore ie: jellyfish and so on. People are...
Sexybear
Aug 25, 2002

Nothing serious, just a...

Nothing serious, just a comment about Amelia Island - It is an unusual place - it is not that large, but one of the biggest industries on the island, aside from tourism seems to be processing wood...
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runnelspl
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Jacksonville

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225 East Coast Line Dr, (formerly Adams Mark), Jacksonville, Florida, 32202, United States
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245 Water St., Jacksonville, Florida, 32202, United States
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4415 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, Florida, 32216, United States
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1201 Riverplace Boulevard, (formerly Hilton), Jacksonville, Florida, 32207, United States
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1300 Airport Road, Jacksonville, Florida, 32218, United States
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14670 Duval Road, I-95 & Airport Road, Jacksonville, Florida, 32229, United States
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Top Things to Do in Jacksonville

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Downtown Riverfront/Jacksonville Landing

We came down in Jan 2015 to check out the area before my transfer to the area of Jacksonville Florida. We moved from Columbus Ohio which does have issues but I can honestly say we are very shocked...
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Beach

The sun is high and hot most days. That draws the crowds to the ocean side. Three main beaches of JAX are Atlantic beach, Neptune beach, and Jacksonville beach; all next to each other. Along the...
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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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MOSH - Museum of Science & History

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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St. Augustine

Located across the street from the Castillo de San Marcos, the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum has really established itself as one of the city's premier attractions. Here visitors can...
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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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Top 5 Jacksonville Writers

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HSC123

"Jacksonville & its Beaches"
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"Large Metropolitan City"
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"jacksonville florida"
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yallpeoples

"A Story On Jacksonville"
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"Bold New City of the South"
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