The City of Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, Florida is the thirteenth most populated city in the United States, with 813,518 residents. Jacksonville ranks as the number 1 most populated city in the state of Florida, and is located in Duval County. The largest nearby city to Jacksonville is Jacksonville Beach, approximately 20 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Jacksonville, including Cross Creek Steakhouse & Ribs, Cleo's Sandwich Shop, Dairy Queen of Oceanway, Sam's Truck Stop and Larry's Giant Subs. For a larger selection of Jacksonville restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Jacksonville Golf Courses, Zoos and/or Museums, including the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery, Pine Lakes Golf Course, First Church of Christ Scientist (Jacksonville Florida) and North/West Course at Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Jacksonville please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Jacksonville:
- Jacksonville Craig Municipal Airport (CRG)
- Jacksonville Intl. Airport (JAX)
Jacksonville, Florida Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Jacksonville experiences an average high temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 46 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.7 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Jacksonville with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 65 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Jacksonville to receive an average of 2.49 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.27 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 0 degrees in the summer and as low as 0 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Jacksonville should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 79 degrees, and nighttime lows of 63.
Jacksonville, Florida Attractions
1Adventure Landing - Jacksonville Beach,
Adventure Landing is a group of amusement parks located in Florida, New York, North Carolina and Texas. The first park was opened in Jacksonville Beach, Florida in 1995 by Adventure Entertainment Company. It was a success and nine other parks were constructed.
2Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery - Jacksonville,
The Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery is a museum that is situated in the Phillips Fine Arts Building on the campus of Jacksonville University. It was named for its primary benefactor. The museum features collections of carved ivory, Pre-Columbian artifacts, Steuben glass, Chinese porcelain, Cloisonne, Tiffany glass, and Boehm porcelain as well as rotating exhibitions.
3Amelia Island Museum of History - Fernandina Beach,
The Amelia Island Museum of History is a museum that can be found at 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida. It houses exhibits focusing on the history of Nassau County, Florida and is situated inside the old Nassau county jail
4Atlantic Beach - Atlantic Beach,
Atlantic Beach, a city in Duval County, Florida, is the northernmost of the Jacksonville Beaches communities. When the majority of communities in Duval County consolidated with Jacksonville, Florida in 1968, Atlantic Beach, along with Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Baldwin, Florida, remained quasi-independent. Like the other towns, it maintains its own municipal government but its residents vote in the Jacksonville mayoral election and have representation on the Jacksonville city council.
5Bent Creek Golf Course - Jacksonville,
The Bent Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Duval County Florida. Built in 1988, this Jacksonville course designed by Bobby Weed is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 904-779-0800. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 10440 Tournament Ln, Jacksonville, FL 32222
6Catherine Street Fire Station - Jacksonville,
The Catherine Street Fire Station is a historic building in Jacksonville, Florida, originally located at 14 Catherine Street, but relocated to Metropolitan Park. The building now houses a fire museum, officially known as the Jacksonville Fire Museum, but also known as the "Museum of City Fire of 1901" and the "Catherine Street Fire Museum".
7Cumberland Island National Seashore - , St. Marys,
Cumberland Island National Seashore preserves most of Cumberland Island in Camden County, Georgia, the largest of Georgia's Golden Isles. The seashore features beaches and dunes, marshes, and freshwater lakes. In addition to the natural features, the seashore includes some historic properties, such as the ruins of Dungeness and the Plum Orchard estate.
8Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens - Jacksonville,
The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is a public museum that is situated in Jacksonville, Florida. The museum focuses on portraying European and American artistic paintings. The museum also has a large collection of Meissen porcelain. On 02010-01-25 January 25, 2010, the Cummer Gardens were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
9Deerfield Lakes Golf Course - , Deerfeild Beach,
The Deerfield Lakes Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Nassau County Florida. Built in 1964, this Deerfeild Beach course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 904-879-1210. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3825 Deerfield Country Club Rd, Deerfeild Beach, FL 32011
10Deerfield Lakes Golf Course - Callahan,
The Deerfield Lakes Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Nassau County Florida. This course is located in the city of Callahan, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 904-879-1210.
Address: 3825 Deerfield Country Club Rd, Callahan, FL 32011
Jacksonville, Florida Hotels
2Residence Inn By Marriott Jacksonville Airport
1310 Airport Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218
7Travelodge Inn And Suites Jacksonville Airport
1153 Airport Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218
9Springhill Suites By Marriott Jacksonville Airport
13550 Airport Ct
Jacksonville, FL 32218
10Fairfield Inn By Marriott Jacksonville Airport
1300 Airport Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Jacksonville, Florida Restaurants
This is a list of Jacksonville Specialty Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Truck Stops, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Barbecue Restaurants, Sandwich Shops and Dessert Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published February 21, 2011
The Castillo de San Marcos Fort in St. Augustine Florida survived 205 years under five different flags before becoming the history rich tourist attraction it is today.
Published February 20, 2011
An in-depth review of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum in Florida including it's history, tours, and even myths and legends.
Published February 10, 2011
The Mala Compra Plantation Archaeological Site is more than just a park with a playground. There is an excavation site rich with early American artifacts to discover.
Published February 9, 2011
The Fountain first opened as a tourist attraction in 1901. Today the Fountain of Youth Archeological Park is a full-day tribute to the history of Spanish Florida.
Published November 18, 2010
St. Augustine Florida has beautiful beaches, and a relaxed Southern feeling to its family friendly shops and old fashioned wax museum and alligator farm.