Jacksonville Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Jacksonville; our list of the best things to see, including Jacksonville Jaguars, Fort Caroline National Memorial and Jacksonville Sharks.
  • The best place in Jacksonville: Jacksonville Jaguars

    Jacksonville Jaguars

    Catch one of their home games during football season in the fall.
    Midtown food nearby
  • Fort Caroline National Memorial

    Fort Caroline National Memorial

    Pleasant Rd., (904) 641-7155, [29]. Daily 9AM-4:45PM. The original French fort, destroyed by Spanish troops from St. Augustine, now lies somewhere beneath the St. John's River. A modern recreation currently stands on the riverbank with a museum dedicated to the first settlements by the French in the area.
    Springfield eat nearby
  • Jacksonville Sharks

    Jacksonville Sharks

    Winner of Arena Bowl XXIV in 2011.
    Mixon Town restaurants nearby
  • The Riverside Arts Market

    The Riverside Arts Market

    Riverside Avenue at Interstate-95
    Open every Saturday 10AM-4PM, April to December. A weekly arts & crafts market on the Riverwalk under the canopy of the Fuller Warren Bridge.
    San Marco food nearby
  • Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

    Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

    333 North Laura Street
    Tu, Fr, Sat, Sun 10AM-4PM; Wed, Th 10AM-9PM; Closed Monday. This Museum recently relocated to its Hemming Park location in the historic Western Union Telegraph Building and presents a large number of innovative contemporary art exhibits created by regional, national and international artists.
    Downtown Jacksonville eat nearby
  • Wylie Wagg

    Wylie Wagg

    5-B E
    Washington St., Tel: 540-687-8727, [7]. Basics and beyond for cats and dogs.
  • Stellers Gallery

    Stellers Gallery

    1409 San Marco Square
    M-F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-3PM.
    San Marco food nearby
  • Clark's Fish Camp

    Clark's Fish Camp

    12903 Hood Landing Rd
    A local favorite with lots of atmosphere. If you are a vegetarian, you might not enjoy this restaurant. Try the Fish Camp Platter or the Prime Rib, you'll be glad you did. Great place to take the kids.
    Del Rio
  • Salsarita's Fresh Cantina

    Salsarita's Fresh Cantina

    840 Nautica Dr #131
    A great restaurant with delicious, affordable, Mexican food like tortillas and enchaladas. The place is excellent for families and groups. Includes outdoor service and takeout.
    Jacksonville North Estate
  • Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

    829 Riverside Avenue
    Tu 10AM-9PM; W,F,Th,Sa 10AM-4PM; Su 12PM-5PM. A recently expanded art gallery and formal garden set alongside the Jacksonville waterfront. Features primarily European and American paintings as well as a large collection of early Meissen porcelain.
    Riverside food nearby
  • Atlantic Station Cinemas

    W Fort Macon Road in the Atlantic Station Shopping Center
    The only movie theatre in town, with four screens, snack counter and arcade games.
    Atlantic Beach eat nearby
  • Castle Otttis

    on FL-A1A 3 miles north of St
    "an original landscape-sculpture, Done in Remembrance of Jesus Christ". This privately owned castle modled after "an Irish castle of 1,000 years ago" is open by appointment to school and church groups. It is clearly visable from SR A1A and is illuminated with blue lights from within at night.
    Springfield restaurants nearby
  • R. Roberts Gallery

    3606 St
    Roberts Gallery, 3606 St. John's Av., Phone: (904) 388-1188, [22].
    Brentwood food nearby
  • Fort Macon State Park

    Daily 9AM-5:30PM (except Christmas Day). Fort Macon is a five-sided brick and stone fort with 26 vaulted rooms, which was used during the 18th and 19th centuries to protect the area from naval attacks by pirates or enemy warships. Today the site features exhibits about the fort's history, restored quarters, and occasional re-enactments. Guided tours are available. Visitors can also fish, hike, swim and picnic in the park grounds surrounding the fort.
    Atlantic Beach eat nearby
  • Reel Screamin' Fishing Charters

    Inshore & Offshore fishing at its finest! Jump on board with Reel Screamin' and chase everything from tailing redfish to tailwalking sailfish!
    Atlantic Beach restaurants nearby
  • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail

    located off Highway 58
  • The Jacksonville Landing

    located downtown on the northbank of the St
    Johns River, is Jacksonville's festival gathering place. This retail and entertainment center has as its attractions waterfront dining, nightclubs and unique shops all in an urban, maritime setting. This is a prime location for holiday celebrations and viewing downtown fireworks. During the Christmas season, the Landing is also the site of the largest Christmas tree in northeast Florida. [25]
    Springfield eat nearby
  • Jacksonville Public Library

    600 3rd Street
    Jacksonville Public Library. Connecting Jacksonville and Duval County, Florida people with ideas that enlighten, encourage, inspire, enrich, and delight.
    Neptune Beach restaurants nearby
  • the Circle

    the local name for the culmination of the Atlantic Beach Causeway in a traffic circle by the beach
    The Circle is fringed with souvenir shops and a boardwalk along the beach; large groups of teens and young adults are often to be found playing volleyball, sunbathing or listening to music. The area is currently undergoing renovation, with upscale retail shops and restaurants joining the touristy kitsch.
    Atlantic Beach food nearby
  • Riverside

    located about a mile southwest of downtown on the banks of the St
    Johns River, this neighborhood was built primarily between 1910 and 1930 and features a variety of historic homes, churches and apartment buildings. It has as its commercial center eclectic Five Points which features both unique retail and dining all in a bohemian atmosphere. Also notable in the neighborhood is Memorial Park which is situated near Five Points adjacent to the River. The park was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, Jr. and has as its centerpiece a statue of Winged Victory as a memorial to the dead of World War I. To visit this area from downtown, take Jefferson Street which becomes Riverside Avenue. [27]
    Springfield eat nearby
  • Museum of Science and History

    1025 Museum Circle
    M-F 10AM-5PM; Sa 10AM-6PM, Su 1PM-6PM. Also known as the "MOSH" by locals, the museum has many interesting science exhibits, and some interesting information about local history.
    Southside restaurants nearby
  • Riverside Arts Market

    715 Riverside Ave
    under the Fuller Warren Bridge), ☎ 9043892449. 10-4. FREE. More than 100 vendors offer handmade art, specialty foods, farmer's market, and a variety of entertainment. Open every Saturday, March through December, "RAM" is Jacksonville's Premiere Outdoor Arts & Entertainment venue!
    Brooklyn food nearby
  • Kites Unlimited

    Atlantic Station Shopping Center
    If you want a kite to fly on the beach, this should be your first stop; they also sell banners, flags and windsocks, as well as games. The shop sponsors a kite-flying group in the area on weekends, and a kite-flying festival in late October.
    Atlantic Beach
  • Beaches Green Market

    Jarboe Park
    A mix of local farmers and food producers. There are usually some ready-to-eat items, as well as produce.
    Neptune Beach
  • San Marco Theatre

    1996 San Marco Blvd
    The oldest running first-run single-screen theatre in Jacksonville. Serving up your favorite beers, wine and food while you watch the movie. Fantastic midnight film series.
    San Marco food nearby
  • The University of North Florida Gallery

    4567 St
    Johns Bluff Road, Phone: 904-620-2534, [19]. M,W,Th 9AM-5PM; Tu 9AM-7PM, F 9AM-3PM. Features several exhibitions each year including regional and national artists and UNF faculty and student art.
    Panama Park eat nearby
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