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Jacksonville, FL 32202
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St. Johns River

One of only a few rivers in the world that runs from south to north, winds right through downtown Jacksonville. Enjoy the view along one of our riverwalks.

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Dining and Nightlife

We have food and drink to fit any heart's desire - check out all the uniquely Jacksonville places.

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Jacksonville is a sporting town!

We are a year round playground for sports, whether just enjoying a round of golf or game of tennis or looking to cheer on the Jaguars we've got a sport for you!

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The Beaches

With over 20 miles of beautiful beaches Jacksonville offers a peaceful retreat.

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Big Time Events

Every May, Northeast Florida hosts THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Only in Jax

Want to know why Jacksonville, Florida is so special? You've come to the right place.

Jacksonville, perfectly positioned along the Atlantic Ocean in Northeast Florida is a natural paradise for visitors looking for an affordable yet luxurious destination. Whether you are looking to discover the undiscovered, ignite romance, reconnect with family or be inspired by the city’s cultural offerings or vivid sunrises, anything is possible in Jacksonville. 

The “River City by the Sea”, boasts over 20 miles of wide and un-crowded beaches, close to 40 miles of the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway canal and the longest stretch of the beautiful St. Johns River, with so much water Jacksonville is a boater’s dream-come-true! Back on land, Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the nation, with 10 state and national parks ready to be explored. Our authentic cuisine, thriving craft-beer scene and fun and cosmopolitan nightlife stretching from the beautiful Beaches all the way to our historic neighborhoods make Jacksonville a unique destination with thousands of possibilities for an unforgettable “Only in Jax” experience.

  • At 840 square miles, Jacksonville is the largest city by landmass in the continental United States.
  • Jacksonville has an average of 270 days of sunshine per year.
  • Jacksonville has Florida’s youngest population; the median age in the River City is 35.5.
  • Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the nation with over 80,000 acres.  Green is our color!
  • Home to over 30 medical facilities, including one of only three Mayo Clinics in the country and one of only ten proton beam therapy institutes in the nation, and a number of medical businesses headquarters, Jacksonville truly is “America’s Health Center.
  • Jacksonville is an artistic city. We have a Symphony, a Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the Museum of Science and History, a Broadway Series and the oldest continuously operating community theater in the country, Theatre Jacksonville.

To find out more about what makes Jacksonvile unique and the perfect destination for your getaway explore this entire site! 


Week at a Glance

Get a "First Look" at what is going on in Jacksonville!

  • Henry Cho @ The Comedy Zone

    Henry Cho hosts his own special, "The Henry Cho Show," on GAC and released a one hour Comedy Central Special…

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  • UNF Mens Track & Field (Spring Break Invitational)

    For more information, please visit: www.unfospreys.com

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  • UNF Womens Track & Field (Spring Break Invitational)

    For more information, please visit: www.unfospreys.com

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  • Bread and Butter

    Live music on the Coca-Cola Riverfront Stage by Bread and Butter.

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  • The Pete Lee Comedy Show @ the Comedy Club of Jacksonville

    Pete Lee headlines four shows over two nites 3/27 @ 3/28! Early shows: 8:04 pm. Doors open at 7:00. Tix:…

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  • Dressage on the First Coast

    Great American/USDF Regional Qualifying Show-USDF/Dover Adult Amateur Medal Program / USEF Dressage Level 3…

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  • Miss International Show

    Miss International Show. Please call for more details.

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  • JU Baseball vs Missouri State

    For more information, please visit: www.judolphins.com

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  • UNF Baseball vs Florida Gulf Coast

    For more information, please visit: www.unfospreys.com

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  • Floral Arranging

    Instructor Ann Evans with Cypress Creative Floral Design will host two afternoon flower arranging workshops.…

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  • Music of Florida & the St. Johns River with Al Poindexter – March 30

    It’s Florida folklore set to music! Learn about some interesting sunshine state legends, the St. Johns River,…

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  • Music of Florida & the St. Johns River with Al Poindexter – March 30

    It’s Florida folklore set to music! Learn about some interesting sunshine state legends, the St. Johns River,…

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  • TRIVIA 8pm

    You may be smarter than a 5th grader but how are you at trivia? Join us at Fionn's every Tuesday at 8pm for…

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  • Edward Waters Baseball vs Albany State University

    Game 1 - 1:00 pm Game 2 - 4:00 pm For more information, please visit: www.ewc.edu/index.php/athletics

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  • Trinity Baptist College Baseball vs Georgia Southwestern State University

    For more information, please visit: www.tbceagles.com

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  • UF vs FSU Baseball

    Tickets for the annual Florida-Florida State baseball game at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville are now on…

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  • Music of Florida & the St. Johns River with Al Poindexter – March 31

    It’s Florida folklore set to music! Learn about some interesting sunshine state legends, the St. Johns River,…

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  • WHISKEY WEDNESDAY

    A different featured whiskey every Wednesday at Fionn's!!

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  • TRIVIA

    Trivia every Wednesday!

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  • First Wednesday Art Walk - eARTh Day

    Celebrate Mother's Nature's best work of art - planet Earth! - this month with eco-friendly art and vendors.…

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  • On Golden Pond

    Mike Farrell of MASH stars in On Golden Pond, the Tony Award winning play by Ernest Thompson. The play explores…

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