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When you think of a pink bird, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For most people, it would be a flamingo. The flamingo is a very beautiful (and very pink) bird, but it is not a local species to say the least. Lucky for us, we have our own species of pink bird wading in our North Florida waters!
“What a strange looking bird!” exclaimed the bearded man as we looked up at the helicopter flying overhead. It was a beautiful day in July and we were standing outside. I was wearing a sundress that came down to my knees and he was decked out in a woolen long-sleeved uniform. In JULY… In Florida. This was right after he called me a “jezebel,” no less.
It’s no secret we love beer here in Jacksonville. With eight local breweries all part of the Jax Ale Trail, Jacksonville is one of Florida’s best spots to grab a pint (or two).
Two of the greatest things about Jacksonville? Our weather and our food.
It’s easy to see why Jacksonville is a top destination for arts and culture. Everywhere you look you see art, museums, music venues.
Renovation, Reuse and Revitalization – those are the words to define Jacksonville’s up and coming restaurant scene.
Enjoy an evening exploring Jacksonville's hottest restaurants, by Sarah Sekula.
Local Speakers Share Recommendations for the Best of Jacksonville for Visitors & Attendees
Reconnecting with nature in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville, situated on the Atlantic coast of northeast Florida is a perfect destination for senior travelers.
Soaking up the craft beer scene in Jacksonville, Florida.
If the Riverside neighborhood of Jacksonville had a greeting card, the Riverdale Inn would be on the cover
The local historical societies celebrate the holidays and offer fun activities. It is also a chance to buy unique gifts for history buffs.
We call it the “First Coast”, home of the first European settlements and a region steeped in history.
The most spectacular annual air show is right here in Jacksonville.
“On location in Jacksonville”, has been part of movie production history for over one hundred years. From the silent movie era to today’s modern films, it is entertaining to watch scenes with Jacksonville in the background.
Get Hooked on Fishing at Mayport! There’s no better way to see the beauty of Jacksonville’s beaches than to fish its waters – and no lack of opportunities to do it, either.
Has anyone ever said to you “What’s there to do in Jacksonville?” or “What makes Jax so special?”. Here's an easy answer...
The Light Boat Parade is a uniquely Jacksonville experience and there's fireworks! Be sure to make plans to watch.
I love trying new things - why not clay shooting?
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, a big cat rescue here in Jacksonville, is a great unique attraction, the likes of which I've never seen before. Read more.