Jacksonville's heart is in its Downtown urban core. 22 miles of wide, uncrowded beaches to relax and play on. Walkable historic districts, with unique shopping and dining options. Spend the day shopping and dining in San Marco on the Southbank. Experience a historic neighborhood in renaissance. Not just a great place to live, Arlington offers diverse attractions for out-of-town visitors. The Southside and Mandarin areas offer shopping, riverfront outdoors activities and historical sites. The Northside is close to the airport, shopping, attractions, and beautiful state parks and nature preserves. The Westside provides convenient access to the water for boating and fishing enthusiasts. Enjoy an Island escape just a short drive from Downtown Jacksonville. The nation's oldest city is full of history and fun! Relax or play golf in nearby Palm Coast.

Diverse Areas Rich With Culture

Beyond the majestic skyline of downtown Jacksonville you'll find quaint riverfront streets, lined with boutiques, live music venues, Bed & Breakfasts and sidewalk cafes. Check out our neighborhood maps to learn more!

Explore Jacksonville to the fullest. Relax on the miles of white sandy beaches, shop and dine in unique areas, and tap into the bustling culture of Downtown. The beauty of being in Jacksonville, is that within minutes you can travel to a new and exciting area! Along with hip urban spots, Jacksonville boasts acres of breathtaking, totally undeveloped natural landscape - a true paradise for hiking, camping, and water activites. 

No matter where you venture, you'll find Jacksonville's unique brand of Southern hospitality and charm. Take a look at  our area map to find what there is to see and do in each individual area of Jacksonville. We think you'll be impressed!

In The Areas & Map Section

  • Downtown

    The Downtown Area

    Graced by the beautiful St. Johns River, and minutes away from pristine white sand beaches, Downtown Jacksonville is truly unique. Cross over one of the seven bridges spanning the river or take a sunset water taxi ride for the best city views!

  • Beaches & Mayport

    The Beaches & Historic Mayport

    Just a few minutes from Downtown, Jacksonville's white sand beaches await you. Spend a day unwinding by the ocean and enjoy the nearby shops, restaurants, attractions, and nightlife in the evening.

  • Riverside & Avondale

    The Riverside & Avondale Neighborhoods

    Stroll through the charming tree-lined streets of historic Riverside & Avondale for fabulous antique shopping, cafes, and boutiques. View the world-class art collection at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and don't miss the exciting Five Points area for dining and shopping options with a hip, local twist.

  • San Marco

    The San Marco Neighborhood

    San Marco is a historic neighborhood just a few minutes from Downtown. Visit San Marco's distinctive boutiques and art galleries and enjoy the full-fledged dining district which has plenty of outdoor cafe seating and diverse options.

  • Springfield

    The Springfield Area

    Springfield is one of Jacksonville's neighborhoods in renaissance. With historic homes and gorgeous oak trees, this area is becoming a destination for families seeking the true Southern lifestyle. In fact, Southern Living recently named Springfield one of "The South's Best Comeback Neighborhoods."

  • Arlington

    The Arlington Area

    Arlington offers a variety of shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor activities. Arlington is also one of the first areas settled by Europeans in the 1500's, and history buffs will enjoy a visit to Fort Caroline National Memorial.

  • Southside & Mandarin

    The Southside and Mandarin Areas

    The mostly residential areas of the Southside and Mandarin are brimming with history and nature and boast some of the most stunning river views in Jacksonville.

  • Northside & Airport

    The Northside & Airport Neighborhoods

    Check out the Northside and Airport areas where you can visit the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens or tour the Budweiser Brewery. The beautiful Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve offers numerous outdoors activities and historic sites like Kingsley Plantation for a glimpse into the past.

  • Westside & Orange Park

    The Westside & Orange Park

    Some say the Westside offers the best city skyline views in Jacksonville. Take in the historic mansions in the wealthy Ortega neighborhood or enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, camping, fishing, and boating in nearby Orange Park.

  • Areas Nearby

    Areas Nearby Jacksonville

    Northeast Florida offers stunning beaches, untouched state parks and nature preserves, unparalleled golf courses, and a temperate year-round climate. Find out more about other areas in the Jacksonville vicinity including Palm Coast, Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine.

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