• Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the nation, with over 80,000 acres of green spaces and dozens of outdoor activities.
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    Soak-up some vitamin D in Jax

    Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the nation, with over 80,000 acres of green spaces and dozens of outdoor activities.

  • The city’s young and talented new wave of chefs are reinventing the region’s best flavors and dishes to create a whole new breed of Southern restaurants infused with modern flavors and locally-sourced ingredients.

    A city that pairs well with any palate

    The city’s young and talented new wave of chefs are reinventing the region’s best flavors and dishes to create a whole new breed of Southern restaurants infused with modern flavors and locally-sourced ingredients. Learn More

  • Jacksonville is one of the nation’s Top 20 Art Destinations. Find out more about our galleries, museums, and art events. photo credit: Lathan Stiefel
    Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

    Experience Jacksonville's Culture

    Jacksonville is one of the nation’s Top 20 Art Destinations. Find out more about our galleries, museums, and art events. photo credit: Lathan Stiefel Learn More

  • Explore Jacksonville's vintage delights, trendy boutiques, outlets, and mall shopping!

    Indulge in a little retail therapy.

    Explore Jacksonville's vintage delights, trendy boutiques, outlets, and mall shopping! Learn More

  • Jacksonville is the perfect setting for a couple's getaway. Find out about deals on romantic beach vacations.
    Friendship Fountain

    Ignite your romance with stunning views!

    Jacksonville is the perfect setting for a couple's getaway. Find out about deals on romantic beach vacations. Learn More

  • 22 miles of sand, surf and sun could be your next vacation destination.
    Jacksonville Beach

    The Water is Calling...

    22 miles of sand, surf and sun could be your next vacation destination. Learn More


Things to Do In Jacksonville

Explore all 840 Square Miles

Get to know Jacksonville. Relax on stretches of stunning beaches, paddle through our nature-filled waterways, or experience the downtown renaissance. There’s plenty to do for families, couples, nature-lovers, and golfers.

Bring the running shoes, the yoga pants, and the workout gear, no matter what your level of fitness is or your sport of choice, you can enjoy a great active time in the city of parks--Jacksonville, Florida.


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  • Water Activities

    Water Activities and Beaches

    Jacksonville is known for its beautiful beaches, including Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Atlantic Beach. Learn about visiting our beaches, rivers, and waterways, as well as the best spots for fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and surfing.


  • Family Fun

    Family Fun in Jax

    Look no further than Jacksonville for the perfect place to connect with family through an ideal Florida family vacation in Jacksonville.


  • Spectator Sports

    Spectator Sports

    Don’t miss the excitement of a Jacksonville Jaguars National Football League home game. In the summer, take the whole family to see the Jacksonville Suns play baseball. From the TaxSlayer Bowl to the Florida-Georgia Football Game, there’s always a game to see in Jax!


  • Outdoors

    Outdoor Activities, Parks & Zoo

    Get to know the birds, plants, and animals that inhabit our wild and untouched state parks and nature preserves. Hike, bike, or run on miles of shaded trails or experience the great outdoors with an evening of camping. For an unforgettable wildlife adventure, bring the whole family to one of our many animal related attractions.


  • Golf

    Golf In Jacksonville

    There’s a reason the PGA Tour and World Golf Hall of Fame are headquartered here. Jacksonville and the surrounding areas boast world-class golf courses for every level of play in beautiful oceanside and riverfront settings.


  • Arts & Culture

    Arts & Culture

    Jacksonville’s arts and cultural community shines bright with stand-out museums, boutique galleries, and performing arts galore. Experience a unique blend of festivals, live music, regular art events, and exhibitions.


  • Shopping

    Shopping

    Looking for the perfect outfit? Look no further than one of the many malls, outlets, or eclectic shopping districts in Northeast Florida. Dig for vintage and antiques treasures in Five Points or visit upscale chic and trendy boutiques in the San Marco and Avondale areas. For the latest fashion trends, the shops at The Avenues Mall and St. Johns Town Center always have you covered.


  • Multicultural Jacksonville

    Multicultural Jacksonville

    From the native Timucuan Indians and early French and Spanish settlers, to the cultural contributions of African-Americans and Hispanic Americans, different ethnic groups have shaped the city and continue to influence life in Jacksonville today!


  • Guided Tours

    Guided Tours

    Jacksonville has an endless variety of experiences, plan for a guided tour of Jacksonville during your next visit.



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Active Escapes is Jacksonville's Destination Management Company: Conferences and Meetings, Team Building Programs, Tours and Excursions, Military Reunions and Transportation. We love working with meeting, event and reunion planners. Contact us today!


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Phone: 904-230-8787

Jacksonville Walking Tours every Tues/Thurs/Fri; rated EXCELLENT on Trip Advisor. Driving tours of Jacksonville, St. Augustine, & Amelia Island by request.

Award winning guides; featured on the History Channel. Step-on group tours, walking tours, boat tours,…

421 W. Silverthorn Lane
Ponte Vedra, FL 32081-
Phone: 904-827-1845

Adventure Kayak Florida is located at Hanna Park on the Atlantic Ocean in Jacksonville, Florida. We offer guided kayak tours, rentals (kayak, mountain bike and beach cruisers), kayak camping, instruction, and expeditions in the North Florida area. Our specialty…

500 Wonderwood Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32233
Phone: 904-404-6177

Our Flagship Park, Adventure Landing and Shipwreck Island Water Park in Jacksonville Beach, is the largest Family Entertainment Center in northeast Florida. Offering individual family fun for all ages.

1944 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-
Phone: 904-246-4386
Fax: 904

Our Mega-Arcade, Go-Karts, Miniature Golf and Batting Cages are open every day of the year, including holidays with the exception of Christmas Day!

2780 State Road 16
SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL 32092
Phone: 904-827-9400

The Alhambra Theatre is the nation’s oldest continually operating professional dinner theatre and the only professional resident theater between Atlanta and Miami.

12000 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32246-
Phone: 904-641-1212

Come enjoy one or two-hour narrated and sightseeing tours along the Amelia and Cumberland rivers featuring Cumberland Island National Seashore.

1 North Front Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034-
Phone: 904-261-9972

Atlas Yacht Sales Charters invite you to experience the breathtaking beauty offered by sailing on board one of the many sailboats out of historic Saint Augustine, Florida.

107 Yacht Club Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: 904-717-1288

Experience a thrill like no other! Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Jacksonville, FL area; European style indoor go-karting! Our 80,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility in Duval County, FL is the largest completely indoor…

6601 Executive Park Court North
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Phone: 904-425-5005
Fax: 904-425-5005


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