Jacksonville Area

Jacksonville Area Travel Guide

Articles about Jacksonville Area

By Tom Austin
On a journey through the Sunshine State, T+L discovers edgy art spaces, an innovative food scene, and plenty of cool cachet. When I was a kid growing up in Miami, Florida had been reduced to a series of only-good-for-a-weekend clichés. Orlando ...
By Deb Hopewell

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By Katrina Brown Hunt

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By Katrina Brown Hunt

Introducing the artists, foragers, pirates and shrine-builders who populate quirky small towns across the U.S.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Hotels in Jacksonville Area

The charming inn (1857) is the state’s oldest hotel. The veranda-rimmed Cracker-style building houses 22 individually decorated en suite rooms, half with working fireplaces. There’s also a camellia-heavy garden.

Restaurants in Jacksonville Area

Enjoy live jazz weekends at the beachy and relaxed casual joint (try the chili prawns).

Things to do in Jacksonville Area

The museum is a knockout, jammed with authentic antiquities: read Captain Kidd’s actual journal in a virtual touch-screen version, and see one of only two existing Jolly Roger flags. Don’t miss the souvenir shop.