Beyond Jacksonville: Visiting Amelia Island

Located an hour north of Downtown Jacksonville, historic Amelia Island offers a relaxing escape from the hectic pace of everyday life. From historic spots like Fort Clinch State Park to an array of boutique shopping along Centre Street and crisp, clean beaches, it’s easy to … Continue reading
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Discover Jacksonville: A neighbourhood guide to San Marco

A short drive from the hurried pace of Downtown Jacksonville, you’ll find the laidback neighbourhood of San Marco. From the landmark San Marco Theatre to neighbourhood haunts like Balis Park, foodies, art lovers and families take pride in calling this slice of Northeast Florida their home. With so many great … Continue reading
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Fossil Hunting in Florida

  Do you have children fascinated by prehistoric creatures, dinosaurs and relics from the past? Fossil hunting in Florida is a great way to spend an afternoon in the Sunshine State, especially for budding palaeontologists. With one of the richest fossil records in the world, … Continue reading
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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
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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
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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
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