Explore a different side of Florida. Relax on stretches of stunning beaches, paddle board through the largest urban park system in the country, discover extraordinary cultural and historical spots and more in Jacksonville—named one of “The New Hot Spots Where Americans Are Moving Right Now” by Realtor.com.
Silhouetting against the dusky moonlight over the coastline of Ponte Vedra Beach sits Paul Rudolph’s "Milam Arthur House" where the 40-foot sand dunes and flat beach meet. Built in 1961 and a modernist marvel, this is the last of the renowned architect's Florida houses and is now part of the National Park Service.
Fishing enthusiasts will literally get hooked on Jacksonville. Check out Mayport Jetties where you can reel in a big one. Located at the mouth of the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean, you'll find hotspots for catching redfish, speckled trout and flounder.
After exploring historic San Marco Square, stop by Taverna for refreshing craft cocktails—try the "Fever Dream," concocted with Serrano pepper-infused tequila, cucumber and cilantro. And if bourbon is your forte, you'll love "The Huntsmen" with apple cider and ginger!
Specializing in rustic handcrafted Italian cuisine, Chef Sam Efron's seasonal menus highlight classic Italian flavors while utilizing both local and authentic Italian ingredients, house-made pastas and fresh mozzarella.
Welcome to Neptune Beach. Quietly secluded between Jacksonville Beach and Atlantic Beach, there is where the surfers flock. Locals insist the solitude Neptune Beach offers makes the sunrise on this beach even more special and perfect for photo opportunities.
Located in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville across from Hemming Park, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) offers spectacular rotating exhibits that will leave you both speechless and quite possibly breathless.