• Within a short drive from Jacksonville, you can visit a wide range of beach communities offering more beaches, history, golf, and resort living.
    Northeast Florida Beaches

    Explore Jacksonville's surrounding areas.

    Within a short drive from Jacksonville, you can visit a wide range of beach communities offering more beaches, history, golf, and resort living.

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  • Amelia Island & Fernandina Beach

    Amelia Island & Fernandina Beach

    This tiny barrier Island provides a relaxing and beautiful escape just 45 minutes from Downtown Jacksonville. With spa and golf options plus beautiful beaches and parks. Visit historic Fernandina Beach, the Island's only city, which offers antiques, boutiques, artwork, and dining.


  • St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra

    St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra

    St. Augustine is a beautiful beach community and the nation’s oldest city, founded by the Spanish in 1565. It is filled with historical landmarks like the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. Nearby Ponte Vedra is a luxurious community with golf courses and pristine beaches.


  • Palm Coast

    Palm Coast

    Palm Coast is set between the Intracoastal Waterway and the ocean. Visitors can experience the natural beauty of this area with a getaway to one of the local resorts or golf courses.





Areas Nearby Jacksonville

There are plenty of beautiful sites and attractions within driving distance of Jacksonville, Florida. Learn more about our surrounding areas including Palm Coast, Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine.


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Jacksonville RV Show at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

Jacksonville Equestrian Center

The Jacksonville RV Super Show returns for its second year at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center, located about 12 miles east of downtown Jacksonville. Hundreds of…

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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Jacksonville as part of a brand new…

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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Jacksonville as part of a brand new…

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  • Friday, February 12, 2016
    26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer

    26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer

    26.2 with Donna The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer is the only U.S. marathon dedicated solely to raising funds to end breast cancer.

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    Cumberland Island Tour

    One of our most popular tours, this excursion offers an extensive and rich history of Amelia and Cumberland Island with views of wildlife along the…

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    Wild Kratts Live!

    WILD KRATTS – LIVE! is an all new theatrical stage show based on the #1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the…

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    Beach Creek Tour

    2:30 pm, 7 days per week This afternoon tour is a nice blend of history and nature, including a trip up Beach Creek with a beautiful view of the salt…

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    Chocolate Bar Your Way Class

    This is a great class for chocolate lovers of all ages! Learn the art of tempering chocolate with a hands on demonstration. Choose from many decadent…

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    Wild Kratts Live!

    WILD KRATTS – LIVE! is an all new theatrical stage show based on the #1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the…

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    Movie Mondays at The Volstead

    Movie Mondays at the Volstead. Downtown Jacksonville’s Newest Lounge The Volstead Featuring High End Bourbon, Whiskey, and Craft Cocktails.

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