Things to Do In Jacksonville

Beaches. Parks. Museums. Sports. Shops. Food. Street Art. History. Jacksonville has it all, and now it’s your turn to experience this exciting Florida destination!

Ranked as one of the nation’s most value-friendly travel destinations, Jacksonville is home to 22 miles of relaxing beaches, unforgettable eco-adventures, world-class public art, deep rooted history, exciting attractions and the best dining scene in the region.

Stretches of stunning beaches and waterways, the largest urban park system in the country, extraordinary cultural and historical spots, and experiences that engross the mind, body, and inner adventurer lure you to experience Jacksonville.

840 square miles of experiences. Relax on stretches of stunning beaches; paddle through our nature-filled waterways; hike, bike and explore our national, state and city parks; dine in our top-rated restaurants; and take the time to enjoy and unwind in a place that makes it all possible. There’s plenty to do in Jax for families, couples, nature-lovers, adventure junkies, foodies, sports fans, arts and history travelers and more. Read more on How to Experience Jacksonville.

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Travel Guides & Itineraries

Are you wondering what there is for YOU in Jax? Check out our travel guides, self-guided tours and itineraries.

Map of Things to Do

A young girl jumping on beach at dusk in Jacksonville, FL

Beaches & Waterways

With 1,100 miles of navigable water, Jax has more shoreline than any other city in the nation.

Jacksonville with Kids

Connect with your family in Jacksonville. Kids of all ages will love to stretch their imagination, explore the outdoors and most of all, spend time with each

Outdoors & Nature

Minutes away from Jacksonville's city center, a natural wonderland awaits. Let's Have an Adventure!



Get your retail fix in Jacksonville.


Jacksonville is an oasis for athletes and sports fans.

Fort Caroline trail map

History, Arts & Culture

Extend your Business Trip

There are tons of reasons to extend your trip, but here are ten that make it clear why extending your stay in Jacksonville is totally worth it.