About Angie Orth

Angie wears many hats; social media consultant, project-based publicist, travel blogger at www.angieaway.com, freelance journalist, big sister and adventurer. A Gator grad born and raised in Jacksonville, Fla., Angie spent the past two years traveling the world solo and writing about it in magazines and on her blog.

Historic Jacksonville Hotels

On the surface, Jacksonville is a progressive, fun Southern town, but its rich historic foundations are the area’s real assets. Visitors can travel back in time here, on the same virgin beaches that the Spanish explorers claimed in the 1500s, in Civil War guesthouses or … Continue reading

The River City: A Beginner’s Jacksonville Guide

Strolling through one of Jacksonville’s quaint historic neighbourhoods or taking in an open-air reggae concert at the Sea Walk Pavilion, it seems unlikely that this could be the largest land-area metropolis in the U.S., but the River City wears the crown. Despite the sizeable distinction, … Continue reading

A Jacksonville Playlist: The Best Live Music Venues

Jacksonville is the birthplace of many a famous band, from Southern Rock heroes Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet and 38 Special to modern acts like Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Limp Bizkit, Yellowcard & Shinedown. Other notable musicians have roots here, too, like country superstar Tim McGraw and … Continue reading