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

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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

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

446-room resort on a barrier island 35 miles from Jacksonville. All rooms have private balconies with coastal views. A roster of daily activities includes guided nature walks along sand dunes and evening bonfires.

Restaurants in Jacksonville Area

The Southern restaurant does excellent grits and hash, but its shrimp-garnished Bloody Marys are the true draw. Enjoy live jazz weekends at the beachy and relaxed casual Café Karibo (try the chili prawns).

Things to do in Jacksonville Area

Guzzle one of 30-plus beers on tap at this unfussy Irish pub.