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Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville, Florida’s youngest city – and one of its hippest – is not just home to miles of relaxing beaches ideal for surfing or fishing, an extensive park system fit for unforgettable eco-adventures, and those sparkling swimming pools inside our NFL stadium. Jacksonville is also a vibrant and culturally rich city with an acclaimed Art in Public Places program, great museums, historic architecture, oceanfront and riverfront hotels, one of Florida’s best craft beer scenes, and a creative local food scene that is fueling a renaissance worth exploring.



  • is the largest city in the continental United States with 840 square miles
  • has 22 miles of beaches
  • has the largest urban park system in the nation with 450 city parks, 7 state parks, and 2 national parks
  • has multiple public golf courses and is home to the only Northeast Florida Top Golf
  • has more than 100 food trucks 

Jacksonville is ranked one of the Top 10 Best Value Destinations in the World for 2018 by Lonely Planet. Find out all there is to experience in Jacksonville at


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