• 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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