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  • 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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Camp Cummer

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

Immerse your child in summer art camp for a week of learning, adventure, and fun!

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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    Segway Tours with Kayak Amelia

    The road to adventure is seldom paved — and neither is ours. Experience the unimaginable fun of riding an off-road Segway through untouched island terrain.

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    Biking at Hanna Park

    Biking at Hanna Park

    Bring out the adventurous side of you at Hanna Park’s exciting and challenging mountain bike trails.

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    Kayaking and Canoeing at Hanna Park

    Get the entire family outdoors and closer to nature with a fun and relaxing kayak or canoe tour at Hanna Park.

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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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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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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    Segway Tours with Kayak Amelia

    The road to adventure is seldom paved — and neither is ours. Experience the unimaginable fun of riding an off-road Segway through untouched island terrain.

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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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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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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    One Off Wednesday at Intuition Ale Works

    Every Wednesday try something "Brewnique" at Intuition Ale Works.

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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    Pilot Batch Wednesday at Aardwolf Brewing Company

    Every Wednesday the crew at Aardwolf releases a new pilot batch beer, be the first to try it!

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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    Family Friendly Sunset Cruise

    7 days per week This tour offers a relaxing way for the whole family to take in Florida’s first sunset and hear an abbreviated history of the…

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