What was once known as just a small, Pulp Mill city is now the 12th largest city in the U.S. With 22 miles of beautiful shoreline, Jacksonville is composed of numerous small-sized neighborhoods, some dating back to the 1700s. The historic homes and neighborhoods are so breathtaking that they are one of the most popular sights in the city. And wait, it gets better, when you’re not diving through “The Jax” and its antiquated treasures, you’ll see it’s an outdoorsman’s dream. The bustling city is surrounded by both parks and nature preserves, which provide refuge to an abundant wildlife scene, not to mention the admirable blue water beaches located at your fingertips.

Whether you’re looking for a new place to watch the sunset or an antique aficionado ready to dive into the immerse history of “The Jax”, this city has everything you need to call home.


 

Jacksonville's top spots for new construction: 

 

 St AugustinePonte Verda/ & Ponte Verda Beach, St. JohnsFernandina Beach,Orange Park, Middleburg, Yulee, Green Cove Springs 


 

Attractions and events in the Jacksonville area:

 

With a nickname like "The Jax", you already know Jacksonville is the place to be. They host some of the most popular events for the whole state of Florida. 

Gate River Run: This is the larget 15K run in the U.S.Held every March. This event brings people from all areas to run through downtwn Jacksonville and across many famous bridges. 

Jacknsoville Jazz Festival: Jazz in the Jax is an experience like no other. Deemed one of the largest Jazz festivals in the nation, this festival hosts Jazz musicians from all over to grace your ears with their sweet, sweet melodies. You can catch this festival every May. 

Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament: Anglers of all skill levels compete in this tournament to catch something big. This event held every July hooks competitiors and spectators alike. 

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl: This game showcases the best of the best players in college football. This event provides a week full of parties, activites and events for all ages every December.  

Must-see attractions any day of the year: Jacksonville UniversityTimes Union Center for Performing ArtsJacksonville Jaguars Football TeamAmelia IslandThe ElbowHistoric Kingsley Plantation, Katherine Abbey Hanna Park

For more information on local attractions and events visit www.visitjacksonville.com