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Visiting Jacksonville

Surrounded by waterways and wetlands, Jacksonville is the perfect destination for a vacation aquatic. This pleasant river city invites visitors to cruise the St. Johns River, explore the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, and sink into the sand at Jacksonville Beach. Landlubbers will find plenty of things to do as well; don’t miss the Jacksonville Zoo for family fun or TPC Sawgrass for world-class golf at PGA headquarters.

Water worlds always make us feel famished, so for a special treat to top off your day, make a reservation at the riverfront Ruth’s Chris Steak House, one of the best Jacksonville restaurants for “amazing views” and “to-die-for food.”

More amazing views are available at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville and other downtown ... Read More
Surrounded by waterways and wetlands, Jacksonville is the perfect destination for a vacation aquatic. This pleasant river city invites visitors to cruise the St. Johns River, explore the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, and sink into the sand at Jacksonville Beach. Landlubbers will find plenty of things to do as well; don’t miss the Jacksonville Zoo for family fun or TPC Sawgrass for world-class golf at PGA headquarters.

Water worlds always make us feel famished, so for a special treat to top off your day, make a reservation at the riverfront Ruth’s Chris Steak House, one of the best Jacksonville restaurants for “amazing views” and “to-die-for food.”

More amazing views are available at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville and other downtown Jacksonville hotels. (Bring your camera: there will be ample opportunity for lovely photos of Jax!)

Jacksonville boasts a recently updated international airport, so it’s easy to find a flight and let the Florida fun begin.    Close

Stories and Tips Jacksonville

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Lions, Tigers, and Bears... Oh My?

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 24 Jun, 2010

IntroductionDuring the Memorial Day Weekend of 2010, I took my family to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. I thought what better way to get my family out of the apartment and take them to the zoo.. My family got into the car and headed out…Read More


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Club Continental (Wedding)

Written by lisanti on 10 Jun, 2002

2145 Astor Street Orange Park Phone #: (800) 877-6070 Website I know my friends looked at lots of places to have their wedding in Jacksonville, but they chose this place. It's not hard to see why. The Continental Club is a gorgeous 80-year-old estate overlooking the St.…Read More


A peaceful place to live and visit

Written by reel potential on 17 Jul, 2003

Within an hour and a half of Jacksonville, I can ride horses on the beach or watch wild horses and bison interact on a prarie. I can hike 150 ft into a sinkhole and see plants that normally grow in the Smoky Mountains or I…Read More


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