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Jacksonville Tourism and Sightseeing
Stretches of stunning beaches and waterways, a burgeoning downtown and experiences that engross the mind, body and inner adventurer lure you to immerse yourself in Jacksonville, Florida. In fact, there’s more than 840 square miles of immersion in the “River City by the Sea,” providing endless opportunities for exploration whether you want to discover the undiscovered, ignite romance, reconnect with family or be inspired by the city’s cultural offerings, unique cuisine creations or vivid sunrises. So, dive in and immerse yourself in Jacksonville! The city of seven bridges, Jacksonville has a little of everything. The beautiful St Johns River, beaches galore and the most out door parks in any city in the US, makes Jacksonville a great place to visit. If you aren't into being with nature, we have a great downtown scene. Everyone should try and stop by The Riverside Arts Market, eat at the Jacksonville Landing catch a show at one of the many theaters, shop or see a game. Jacksonville has something great for families, couples and singles and it won't burn a hole on your wallet.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Adventure Landing Jacksonville Beach
Adventure Landing Jacksonville Beach Top Attraction!
Golf in Jacksonville Beach, FL USA

Jacksonville's family entertainment center includes a seasonal waterpark/waterpool, plus year-round minigolf, go carts, laser tag and more. During the summer, cool off at Shipwreck Island Waterpark with four major water slides daring guests to test their adventurous side. Other waterpark attractions include Lil' St.


St. Johns Town Center
St. Johns Town Center Top Attraction!
Shopping in Jacksonville, FL USA

St. Johns Town Center is Jacksonville's newest and most talked about shopping destination. Shop, dine and play in one beautifully designed life-style center, offering many new stores you won't find anywhere else in the region. The St.

Jacksonville Zoo And Gardens
Jacksonville Zoo And Gardens Top Attraction!
Zoo in Jacksonville, FL USA

Visitors enjoy a walking safari encompassing 93 acres featuring more than 1,800 animals and 1,000 exotic plant species. Special features include Play Park, Gardens of Trout River Plaza and Giraffe Overlook. Be sure to visit the award-winning Range of the Jaguar exhibit.

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve
Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve Top Attraction!
Recreation in Jacksonville, FL USA

National Park Service site: 46,000 acre preserve includes historic sites, undisturbed natural areas, vistas across salt marsh and forested uplands and water based recreational opportunities include boating, fishing and kayaking. A number of Timucuan artifacts are displayed at Fort Caroline National Memorial, headquarters of the Preserve. Fort Caroline commemorates the French Huguenot Colony of La Caroline built in 1564-65 and settled by Rene de Laudonniere.

Island Trolley
Island Trolley Top Attraction!
Tour in Fernandina Beach, FL USA

Visitors are invited to take a step back in time with Amelia Island Trolleys, which offers scenic trolley tours along the beautiful and historic streets of Fernandina Beach and Old Town Fernandina.


Amelia Island River Cruises
Amelia Island River Cruises Top Attraction!
Tour in Fernandina Beach, FL USA

Amelia River Cruises & Charters provides narrated, historic and wildlife sightseeing tours with views of dolphins, manatees, sea otters, alligators, and views of the wild horses of Cumberland Island National Seashore. A visit to Amelia Island is incomplete without a tour of our scenic waterways.

Amelia Island Museum of History
Amelia Island Museum of History Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Museum in Fernandina Beach, FL USA

The Isle of Eight Flags comes to life with a visit to Florida's first spoken history museum. The museum's story-telling tradition is upheld through twice daily docent-led tours, offering tales of intrigue and adventure in the Eight Flags Gallery. The Isle of Eight Flags comes to life with a visit to Florida's first spoken history museum, the Amelia Island Museum of History.

Alhambra
Alhambra things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Theatre in Jacksonville, FL USA
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Dinner theatre First class Broadway musicals from around the world right here in Jacksonville Florida. The Dinner Theatre is now open with the most intimate seating to bring you right into the magic of the show.

Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
Historic Site in Amelia Island, FL USA
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Northeast Florida’s coastal treasure, Amelia Island is a barrier island rich in colorful history and breath-taking natural beauty. Its long, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife, and pristine waters have made the island a favorite destination for outdoor adventure.


Anheuser-Busch  Jacksonville, Fl
Anheuser-Busch Jacksonville, Fl things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Brewery or Distillery in Jacksonville, FL USA

On our complimentary tour, discover how your favorite beer is crafted by following it through the steps of the brewing process. Since its founding in 1852 in St.

Museum of Science & History
Museum of Science & History things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Science Museum in Jacksonville, FL USA

From metals to crystals to magnets to glass, Strange Matter will give visitors the chance to dig into the science behind the materials they use every day.

North Florida Fishing Charters
North Florida Fishing Charters
Fishing in Jacksonville, FL USA

Inshore,backwater and offshore fishing trips Welcome to North Florida Fishing Charters. I am Captain Ron Schurr your guide. I have been fishing the waters of St. Augustine, Jacksonville and Amelia Island for 17 years specializing in light tackle inshore and backwater fishing.

98 Degrees at Florida Theatre Jacksonville
98 Degrees at Florida Theatre Jacksonville things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Nov 30, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Jacksonville, FL USA

98 Degrees November 30, 2017 at Florida Theatre Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL 8:00PM

98° - Meet & Greet Packages at Florida Theatre Jacksonville
98° - Meet & Greet Packages at Florida Theatre Jacksonville things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Nov 30, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Jacksonville, FL USA

98° - Meet & Greet Packages November 30, 2017 at Florida Theatre Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL 8:01PM

A Temptations Review Featuring Barrington
A Temptations Review Featuring Barrington ""bo"" Henderson things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Jan 13, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Jacksonville, FL USA

A Temptations Review Featuring Barrington ""bo"" Henderson January 13, 2018 at Ritz Theatre in Jacksonville, FL 8:00PM

A-Train Live The Experience Featuring Malik S
A-Train Live The Experience Featuring Malik S things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Jan 19, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Jacksonville, FL USA

A-Train Live The Experience Featuring Malik S January 19, 2018 at Ritz Theatre in Jacksonville, FL 8:00PM

Adam Ant at Florida Theatre Jacksonville
Adam Ant at Florida Theatre Jacksonville things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Next Month, Sep 10, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in Jacksonville, FL USA

Adam Ant September 10, 2017 at Florida Theatre Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL 7:30PM

Adam Trent at Florida Theatre Jacksonville
Adam Trent at Florida Theatre Jacksonville things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Nov 12, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Jacksonville, FL USA

Adam Trent November 12, 2017 at Florida Theatre Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL 7:00PM

Andrew Dice Clay at Florida Theatre Jacksonville
Andrew Dice Clay at Florida Theatre Jacksonville things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Tomorrow, Aug 20, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Jacksonville, FL USA

Andrew Dice Clay August 20, 2017 at Florida Theatre Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL 7:30PM

Andy Mineo at Mavericks at The Landing
Andy Mineo at Mavericks at The Landing things to do on a rainy day in Jacksonville, FL
Oct 26, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Jacksonville, FL USA

Andy Mineo October 26, 2017 at Mavericks at The Landing in Jacksonville, FL 6:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Jacksonville


Candlewood Suites Jacksonville East Merril Road
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From $85 / night.


Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott Jacksonville Beach
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From $125 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Jacksonville-Airport
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From $99 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville Beach
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From $124 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Residence Inn By Marriott Jacksonville Airport
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From $118 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Jacksonville


The best time to visit Jacksonville is in the spring and summer. Spring temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the upper 80's. Summer nights are mild with lows in the low 70's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Jacksonville


Month Low Avg High
January 44.5 53.6 62.7
February 47.5 56.1 64.7
March 52.9 61.5 70.0
April 58.7 67.3 75.8
May 65.8 73.8 81.8
June 71.6 79.2 86.7
July 73.5 81.4 89.3
August 73.8 80.9 88.0
September 72.5 78.9 85.2
October 64.6 71.5 78.3
November 55.5 63.6 71.6
December 47.5 56.1 64.6

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