503 1st Street North Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 +1 904 241 1515
The Jacksonville Beach Pier is a favorite among visitors and locals alike. Nearly a quarter of a mile long, the Pier attracts a healthy mix of fisherman and visitors simply wanting to take cool photos. The Pier is open from 6a to 10p, giving a sunrise to sunset window to cast your line, stroll the wooden plank or simply take in the fresh ocean breeze. Concessions, restrooms and a bait shop are available on-site.
Kingsley Plantation is known for being a significant property and attraction for many locals and tourists. Built in 1793, the place is named after Zephaniah Kingsley who leased the plantation and stayed here the longest. His house, an architectural treat, is a major attraction here. The plantation mostly catered to cotton, sugarcane, corn and citrus, and was looked after by about 60 slaves. The slave houses, barns and gardens are all worth a visit.
100 16th Avenue North Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 +1 904-247-6100
East of Jacksonville, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intra-Coastal Waterway is Jacksonville Beach. The Beach is a business, resort, and residential area, perfect for a family fun day. With oceanfront hotels, plenty of dining and shopping options, and even a golf course, there is plenty to see and do. After spending the day under the sun, periodic festivals and concerts provide further entertainment options.
The Sea Walk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach plays host to a number of concerts, festivals and events throughout the year. With an excellent location right next to the ocean, this pavilion is a favorite among families, couples, and friends alike, with all looking to enjoy the beautiful Jacksonville Beach weather while taking in a show. During the early weeks of summer, the Moonlight Movies series shows movies on Friday nights. Grab a friend or loved one, spread out a blanket on the grass and some seaside entertainment.
13823 Sutton Park Drive North Jacksonville, FL 32224 +1 904 223 4653
This Arthur Hills-designed championship masterpiece was rated in 1992 by Golf Digest as the "Best New Course" in the southeast and the "Fourth Best Course" in the nation! Windsor Parke Golf Club was also selected for three national USGA qualifying tournaments including the US Open. This is a very unique course, with 18-holes and a substantial amount of fairway mounding and multi-level tees and greens. Perfectly maintained, this club is picturesque, memorable, and has a challenging layout (lots of water!). Among its other amenities is a new clubhouse. Definitely a "must-play" course! You can also host private events and parties at this venue. Check website for more details.
1886 South 3rd Street Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 +1 904 270 1747
Atlantic Pro Dive is your all-in-one scuba center in Jacksonville, offering a wide range of products, training and diving trips. The staff can assist you in arranging diving trips through its Dive Travel Department, and can accommodate groups of up to 100. Atlantic is North Florida's largest AquaLung, Oceanic, ScubaPro and Zeagle dealer and also offers a range of classes taught by certified professionals.
5198 118th Street Jacksonville, FL 32244 +1 904 779 7462
This nature preserve is soon to be renamed Ortega Preserve. Ringhaver Park offers more than 500 acres of natural land on the banks of the beautiful Ortega River, close to Orange Park and the Jacksonville Naval Air Station. Bike and nature trails wind through the park, which offers scenic picnic areas and spots to enjoy the surrounding wildlife. There is a huge themed play area for children, which includes pirate ships, sandboxes and jungle swings. There are also a few tennis courts and baseball diamonds. Admission to the park is free.
The University of North Florida Arena, also known as UNF Arena functions under the department of Athletics, Recreation & Intramural Sports for students, staff, faculty and alumni of the University of North Florida. The sole objective of UNF Arena is to provide the best of recreational-mode for a better and sporty university life. It is a multi-purpose venue that holds sports events like basketball, concerts and graduation ceremonies. The huge complex can seat up to 6,300 for bigger events. There's aquatic center, fitness center, stadium and lots more at UNF Arena.
The Ul Ansar Mosque is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. People come here to worship, as there is prayer held five times a day, and for different services and meetings. Worshipers come here to bond with each other and the youngsters get acquainted with their religion.
Mandarin Park has acres of space and plenty of activities for the whole family. There are tennis courts, nature and bike trails, picnic shelters, three playgrounds and open spots to throw down a blanket and soak up some rays. Try your hand at fishing off the small pier, or stop by the Visitors Center to browse interesting natural history exhibits. The park is right off the I-295 on San Jose Boulevard and Westburry Road.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville -South/St. Johns Ctr.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville South/St. Johns Center is an
upscale hotel in the St. Johns Town Center in South Jacksonville, Florida. Travelers will enjoy fine dining opportunities, and great entertainment activities throughout the area such as visiting local ...
This charming riverside dining and entertainment boardwalk is a popular
riverfront meeting place for locals and visitors alike. You will find a variety of restaurants, bars, shops, museums and a marina. Riverwalk is linked to area hotels, including the ...
Take a scenic break from highway travel aboard the last
remaining ferry in the state, connecting to the historic village of Mayport to Fort George Island. The Jean Ribault, built in honor of the French explorer who settled on ...