Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida in the United States, located between the Atlantic Ocean and the largest river in Florida, St. Johns, which has always been an important transportation and trade route for the city as well as the state.
Its positive and important role in the development of the city’s economy has enabled it to become a powerful economic hub.
Jacksonville (or Jax depending on the local population) is home to the youngest population in the state of Florida, it is the getaway that allows you to feel refreshed and accomplished because although there is a lot to do, there is never any pressure to do it.
Every year in April, the second largest jazz festival in the United States is held in Jacksonville called the Jacksonville Jazz Festival and the Springing the Blues Festival.
Thanks to its 320 km2 of parks and green spaces, the city offers you the opportunity to practice a variety of sporting activities (bike rides, water sports, golf and many others…).
The city is home to the country’s largest network of urban parks, with 10 state and national parks, it is a true natural paradise for visitors looking for an affordable and luxurious destination.
Whether you’re looking to discover new places in Florida, light a romantic flame, reconnect with your family or be inspired by the city’s cultural offerings or the dazzling sunrise, anything is possible in Jacksonville.
In Jax, you can discover another side of Florida, combining both relaxation and adventure, and letting you choose how active you want to be.
Enjoy more than 35 km of beaches, its vast network of parks, historic districts, the vibrant street arts scene, creative coastal cuisine, delicious homemade beer and much more!
Lonely Planet has ranked Jacksonville on its list of the “10 Most Economic Destinations in the World for 2018”, the only Florida and American city on this list, and Expedia has named Jacksonville as one of the “21 Super Cool American Cities”.
When visiting this little corner of paradise, don’t miss its historical and cultural monuments, namely:
- Florida Theatre,
- Ritz Theatre
- Gainesville Natural History Museum.