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We are here to give you what you want to know and do while vacationing in Jacksonville. Make your things to do in Jax list from these blogs below covering arts and culture to dining, to family fun, history, dining, nature, meetings, nightlife, events and much more. Search a particular interest by clicking on a category bubble. Read a blog and ask our locals a question or let's get social!

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Jacksonville Was America's First Hollywood

Posted By: Local Expert Guest

In the early years of the 20th century, Jacksonville earned the title of “Winter Film Capital of the World.” The warm climate, striking natural surroundings, diversity of architecture, inexpensive labor and easy rail

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An Affair in the Square - San Marco

Posted By: Local Expert Guest

Begin your day in San Marco, a quaint neighborhood located five minutes south of Downtown Jacksonville and perfect area if you only have a few hours. San Marco Square, fashioned after St. Mark's Square in Venice,

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Shop 'til You Drop

Posted By: Local Expert Guest

There’s a temptation for every taste and every budget, from upscale malls to eclectic antique stores there is something for everyone in Jacksonville. Grab your wallets and head to the river city for a little retail

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