Bring the Whole Family for Kids Free November in Jacksonville
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 other.
From sun up to sun down, there's always fun to be had in Jax! It's vacation time with the gang and Jacksonville has just what you need for a fun-filled, affordable getaway for all the personalities within the fam!
Here are some ideas for your family vacation in Jacksonville.
Beaches, the river, and the Intracoastal Waterway, Jacksonville has hundreds of fun water activities for the whole family! If you are looking for a water-logged kind of day, be sure to make a splash with one of our many water activities.
Enjoy a day of shopping at one of our many options around town, a local favorite and ever-growing outdoor mall is the St. Johns Town Center or get your candy fix at Sweet Pete's in Downtown.
Golf & Sports
Play the front nine of the 1,200 holes of golf we have to offer or catch a game--there is always something in season.
Arts & Culture
Take a break from the sunshine a grab a bit of shade inside some of our top museums in Jacksonville.
Outdoors & Tours
Whether you are on a hike outdoors, or on a guided tour, we hope you enjoy making memories that will last forever with your loved ones. Don't forget to snap a photo or two along the way.
Fun entertainment spots for family and friends. Head to Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events for high speed Go Karts, Axe Throwing and more! You can also "Experience the Social Throwdown" with Axe Throwing in Jacksonville's oldest neighborhood at Stumpy's Hatchet House. Experience the thrill at iFLY as you skydive indoors. There are also 10 unique indoor attractions to try at Bravoz from laser tag to an open jump arena. Go to Main Event for bowling and arcade games. and try one of our escape rooms, like The Escape Game, with adventures fit for all ages.
Kids Free November is Jacksonville's city-wide promotion offering discounted admission to top family attractions during the entire month of November. Don't miss it!
Winter on the Water in Jacksonville offers a variety of family friendly events, A few favorite winter activities include: the Jacksonville Light Boat Parade and Fireworks on the St. Johns River, ZOOLights at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Deck the Chairs in Jacksonville Beach and Dazzling Nights at the Jacksonville Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
Read more on How to Experience Jacksonville with Your Family.
Free & Budget-Friendly Family Activities
Here, we describe 13 affordable family activities in Jacksonville. Each activity is free or costs less than $10.
Bring the Family on a Business Trip
From 22 miles of beaches to exciting family attractions like the Jacksonville Zoo and Catty Shack Ranch, plus hundreds of city parks and fun boating outings, bringing the family to your next Jacksonville business trip is a no-brainer! While you finish the workday, they can enjoy the hotel and our fun beaches, then when the weekend arrives you can plan an exciting kayak outing on the marshes of the Timucuan Preserve or book a ticket to the Adventure Landing Waterpark in Jacksonville Beach. Discover Jacksonville’s historic neighborhoods on a guided tour or go on a beaches scavenger hunt with Go Tuk’n. Jacksonville is an active and affordable destination where it is EASIER to have big family fun!
JAX Family Activities
Animals & Wildlife
Go on an adventure at one of our great outdoor attractions, perfect for families!
Get away from it all by camping beachside and enjoying Florida's natural beauty.
Museums & Historical Sites
Jacksonville is home to more than a dozen museums filled with interactive exhibits, world-class art and hours of fun.