Attractions in Jacksonville
In addition to the pleasant weather, today's traveler is treated to a large selection of attractions and activities. From seashore to forest, nurtured by the majestic St. Johns River, Jacksonville offers wonderful opportunities for visitor and resident alike. Located in Northeast Florida at the crossroads of two interstate highways, Jacksonville is the largest city in the contiguous United States in land area, a major port, the insurance and financial center of the state, site of U.S. Navy bases and the home of the National Football League's Jacksonville Jaguars. Some of the city's top choices for visitors include:
Jacksonville Zoological Gardens
8605 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218
+1 904 757 4463
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens fosters understanding of the interaction of people, wildlife, and their environment by creating experiences that engage guests, providing innovative educational opportunities, instilling passion in the next generation as responsible stewards of the future.
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204
+1 904 356 6857
The Museum is well known for its collections of significant European and American paintings and for its world-renowned collection of early Meissen porcelain. The Cummer's unique character is enhanced by three formal gardens surrounding the institution, beautifully situated on the banks of the St. Johns River.
Diamond D Horse Stables
5901 Solomon Road, Jacksonville, FL 32234
+1 904 289 9331
Mosey along, talk, and enjoy the outdoors on horseback! It's the perfect way to spend a couple of hours, an afternoon, or if you're really adventurous, an overnight pack trip.
Huguenot Memorial Park
10980 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
+1 904 251 3335
Located about seventeen miles from downtown Jacksonville, Huguenot Memorial Park is a 450-acre horseshoe shaped peninsula, surrounded by three bodies of water - Ft. George Inlet (north), St. Johns River (south), and the Atlantic Ocean (east). The park is also referred to as the Big Jetties or North Jetties.
1000 Musuem Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207
+1 904 632 5578
The focus of many premier downtown events, the Riverwalk offers a fantastic view of the St. Johns River for you to stroll at your leisure. You will find 1.2 miles of restaurants, bars, shops, museums, and a marina.