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

Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

What makes a town magnetic? Travel + Leisure readers voted for their favorite small towns—with beaches, mountains, vineyards, and personality to spare.

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

For fireworks, free watermelon, and rich history, plant your flag in one of these festive July 4th towns, approved by T+L readers.

Hotels in Jacksonville Area

Bunk at one of the island’s best B&Bs, housed in one of Fernandina’s signature Victorians with central tower, 12-foot ceilings, mahogany staircase, and heart pine floors.

Restaurants in Jacksonville Area

With its bare brick walls, flickering candles, and bubbling fountain, Columbia looks like a cellar bistro in an old Spanish town. Order a classic Valencian paella or Cuban roast pork.

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.