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Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Attractions in Jacksonville, Florida

Amusements

  • Adventure Landing
    4825 Blanding Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32210
    904-771-2803, Enjoy a full day of fun at this amusement center that features two challenging 18 hole miniature golf courses, a two story "Pirates Quest" laser tag arena, a heart... more info  map

  • Autobahn Indoor Speedway
    6601 Executive Park Court North, Jacksonville, FL 32216
    904-425-5005, Experience a thrill like no other. Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Jacksonville, FL area; European-style indoor go-karting. Their... more info

  • Ollie Koala's BackYard
    11700 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32223
    904-288-7230, Family entertainment center catering to families with children ages 2-12 with games, rides, food, and birthday parties. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Kingsley Plantation
    13165 Mount Pleasant Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225
    904-251-3537, Visit Florida's oldest standing plantation where Kingsley's slaves produced sugarcane and Sea Island cotton during the early 1800s. Kingsley conducted many agricultural... more info  map

  • Mayport Lighthouse
    Located at the Mayport Naval Air Station
    904-247-8688, This historic lighthouse saw enemy action during the Civil War, but remained on duty, while Union gunboats used the beacon light as a navigational aid as they attempted... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Caroline National Memorial
    12713 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225
    Located in the Timucuan Preserve
    904-641-7155, French Huguenots landed at this site in 1564 and established the first Protestant colony in North America. Today, the park encompasses 680 acres and includes a replica... more info  map

  • Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park
    12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
    Located in North Jacksonville on New Berlin Road
    904-251-2320, Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River on the north side, allowing access to the inland areas of Florida's east coast, this site was an important military... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery
    800 University Boulevard North, Jacksonville, FL 32211
    904-745-7371, This fine arts museum specializes in unique decorative arts in ceramics, porcelains, paintings, prints, and sculptures plus features permanent collections including an... more info  map

  • American Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
    1011 North Third Street, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    904-241-8845, An intimate museum that depicts the history of lighthouses and includes paintings, authentic scale models of lighthouses, rare photos, architectural drawing, lighthouse... more info  map

  • Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
    829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
    904-356-6857, Situated on the north bank of the St. Johns River, this museum is renowned for its permanent collection of more than 5,500 works of art, including the Eugène Louis... more info  map

  • Jacksonville Historical Center
    100B Wharfside Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    Located on the Southbank Riverwalk
    904-396-6307, Trace Jacksonville's history from its days as home of the Timucuan Indians to its growth as a major port city on the United States Eastern Seaboard while at this... more info  map

  • Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
    101 West First Street, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    904-356-2992, This museum houses one of the largest private holdings of historical documents and manuscripts in the world with the archives containing materials in literature, art,... more info  map

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville
    333 North Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202
    904-366-6911, The largest modern & contemporary art museum in the Southeast. The permanent collection consists of works in a wide range of media, representing prominent national and... more info  map

  • Museum of Southern History
    4303 Herschel Street, Jacksonville, FL 32210
    904-388-3574, A locally operated, informative museum that is dedicated to preserving the lifestyle and culture of the Antebellum South through a variety of displays and artifacts such... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
    1860 Starratt Road, Jacksonville, FL 32226
    904-757-3603, Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary's mission is "to provide a safe, loving, forever home for endangered big cats, and to educate the public about their plight in the... more info

  • Huguenot Memorial Park
    10980 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226
    904-251-3335, Enjoy this oceanfront city park that is the only park in Duval County that allows beach access by vehicle and provides facilities for fishing, swimming, and experiencing... more info  map

  • Jacksonville Zoological Gardens
    370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218
    904-757-4463, Featuring the only walking safari in Northeast Florida, this large zoo also features the largest thatched roof building in North America. You'll see over 1,000 rare and... more info  map

  • Theodore Roosevelt Area
    13165 Mt. Pleasant Road, Jacksonville, FL 32226
    904-641-7155, Visit this 600 acre wilderness preserve along the St. Johns River and discover a natural treasure of hardwood forest, wetlands, and scrub vegetation. Miles of thickly... more info  map

  • Tree Hill Nature Center
    7152 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211
    904-724-4646, A 50 acre urban wilderness area that contains a hardwood forest, four nature trails, a natural history museum, a beautiful garden, a live animal exhibit, science... more info  map

  • University of North Florida Nature Preserve
    4567 St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    904-646-2998, This 1,000 acre nature preserve features twelve miles of nature trails winding through typical northeast Florida terrain which include a 21 station exercise course and a... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Jacksonville Museum of Science and History
    1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    904-396-MOSH, The galleries at this unique museum contain a variety of exciting and educational exhibits in topics such as physical science, history, astronomy, and natural science. ... more info  map

  • Marine Science Education Center
    1347 Palmer Street, Jacksonville, FL 32227
    Located in Mayport
    904-247-5973, Located in a historic circa 1927 schoolhouse, this educational center features a 14 tank wet lab and a small museum that details local marine life and fishing interests.  more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Budweiser Brewery Tour
    111 Busch Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32218
    904-751-8116, Now is the time to experience how fresh beer is brewed. A complimentary tour of our Jacksonville brewery provides you with the opportunity to view the all-natural... more info  map

  • Destination Unlimited Tours
    9951 Atlantic Boulevard, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32225
    904-722-8100, In addition to tours and travel, we handle a variety of other tasks such as convention services, step-on guides, airport shuttles and many others. Please visit our... more info  map

  • Ladybug Tours
    3323 Donzi Way West, Jacksonville, FL 32223
    904-813-1229, Custom sightseeing of historic Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Fernandina Beach for up to 14 people. more info  map

  • River Cruises
    200 Wharside Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    Downtown Jacksonville
    904-396-2333, This company offers public and private charters, sightseeing cruises, catered meals, and dinner and dancing cruises on two boats that cruise the north flow of the St.... more info  map

  • TourTime
    3860 Magnolia Street, Jacksonville, FL 32068
    Located in Middleburg
    904-282-8500, Offers tours of Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Amelia Island. For groups or individuals, they also offer a variety of one day trips.  more info  map

  

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