Summer 2020 in Jax

Jax, the Easier getaway! Jacksonville is slowly and safely opening its doors for visitors to come relax and unwind after months of isolation. Our extensive park system with hundreds of miles of hiking trails and more than 22 miles of beaches offers plenty of room for movement, fresh air, and outdoor fun.

In Jax you can enjoy:
Less Crowds. More Pleasing.
Less Lines. More Unwind.
Less Stress. More Space.
Less Cooped Up. More Run Wild.
Less Crowding. More Climbing.

Enjoy a beach getaway in Jacksonville this summer. Choose your ideal beach town, quaint Atlantic Beach, relaxing Neptune Beach or active Jacksonville Beach and kick off each morning watching the sunrise from your room balcony or by rooting your feet in the sand during a sunrise yoga class. Get that perfect cup of coffee at one of our local beach breakfast spots including Bold Bean, Southern Grounds and Delicomb (to name a few great ones!). Get active outdoors and ride your first wave by booking a surf or paddleboard lesson, Jacksonville has waves all-year-long and they are ideal for beginners. The dining scene at the beaches is one of the best in Florida with fresh, locally caught seafood and creative southern flavors, the Beaches Town Center offers dozens of delicious options. End your day enjoying a cocktail with a view and satisfy your sweet cravings at local shops like Whits, Cinnotis and Mini Bar Donuts. Our beaches are less crowded and more pleasing, a chance to run free.

Explore the outdoors by going green in Jax. There is less stress and more space in our city with more than 400 City Parks, 7 State Parks and 2 National Parks to discover. Hike, bike, run, camp, swim, explore and have the ultimate green adventure in unique spots like the remote Talbot Islands, don’t miss Blackrock Beach and Boneyard Beach. Visit Huguenot Park and drive your car on the sand and bring everything you need for the ultimate beach day. Go for a hike at Hanna Park, enjoy one of its 15+ miles of trails and end the visit with a surf lesson in the park! If you are an avid cyclist, test your skills at the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail in Jacksonville’s Westside. It has 14.5 miles of paved riding trails mostly shaded.

Affordable Luxury. Jacksonville has some of the most affordable hotel rates in the state of Florida. Enjoy your dream beach getaway for a fraction of the cost without losing any of the comforts. Oceanfront hotels like One Ocean, Four Points by Sheraton, Hampton Inn Jacksonville have perks like outdoor restaurants, oceanfront pools, private beach access and balconies with amazing views. In Downtown, enjoy river views and impeccable service at the Hyatt, Omni and DoubleTree. The new luxury is all about comfort and wellness, two words that truly define Jacksonville.