Where Does Jacksonville Rank?

Jacksonville is a very impressive city, and not just because we think so.

Jacksonville skyline along the St. John's River, beneath a blue sky with clouds.

From being one of the top places to live in the South, to being ranked one of the most affordable vacation destination, and being named one of the best cities for beer, take a look at the big accolades the city has earned in the past few years:

2022

15 Best Seafood Restaurants in Florida - Safe Harbor Seafood Market & Restaurant - TripstoDiscover.com

Best BBQ in Florida is Jenkins Quality Barbecue - Southern Living

The Best Places to Retire in the South - Southern Living

Best Pie in Florida is Mixed Filling Pie Shop - Yelp

50 Best U.S. Cities for Biking - exploreworldwide.com

2021

Best Cities in the U.S. for Craft Beer - Fodor's Travel

The Top U.S. Cities for Job Seekers in 2021 – moneygeek.com

22 of the Best Beach Hotels in Florida for an Oceanfront Getaway - businessinsider.com

The 20 Best Places to Go Surfing in the United States – tripsavvy.com

2020

10 Best Places to Retire in Florida – travelandleisure.com

America’s Most Underrated Beach Towns – jetsetter.com

2019

32 Place to Eat in 2019 – foodandwine.com

America’s Most Underrated Beach Towns – jetsetter.com

2018

The 10 Best Big Cities to Live in Right Now – Times.com

#8 Best City for Millennials to Travel to in 2019 – Hometogo.com

Top 10 Christmas Towns - Coastal Living

The World’s Best Surf Cities - Surfline.com

13th Most Affordable Spot for Families & 9th Most Affordable Sport for Individual Travelers in the Most Affordable Destinations in the US for 2018 - SmartAsset

20 Cool Cities You Should Check Out Before Everyone Else Does - Matador Network