Stay in Jacksonville: 3 Places of Interest to Discover

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You do not know which destination to choose for your next vacation . Let yourself be tempted by an unusual getaway in the United States . This year, discover Jacksonville and its countless tourist attractions. It is a town located in the county of Duval, in the state of Florida , called by its inhabitants “Jax”. It is a very touristy city full of interesting sights and attractions: beautiful beaches, art galleries, countless museums, shopping centers of all kinds, natural parks, etc. To make sure you do not miss your stay in Jacksonville, here are 3 places of interest to see absolutely.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is a 45-hectare zoological park at the mouth of Trout River in Jacksonville. It is a tourist site that attracts millions of visitors every year from all over the world. Note that the zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals and about 1,500 plants . One of the main attractions of the site remains the jaguar paddock. In 2005, he received a prize from the AZA (American Zoo and Aquarium Association). You will find mostly in the heart of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens a lot of animals from Africa and Australia. Wildlife enthusiasts will be satisfied during their stay in the USA to discover this unique zoo.

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is one of the must-see attractions in Jacksonville . It is a beautiful museum located in the Riverside area (829 Riverside Avenue). It is an essential step for any lover of art, discovery and self-respecting history . In general, this museum presents American and European paintings. You will find medieval paintings, beautiful paintings, sculptures, etc. A section of the museum is devoted to children with interactive exhibits, workshops, creative games, etc. Young and old alike will find something to enjoy during this visit. Note that the museum is surrounded by beautiful English and Italian gardens. It’s a total change of scenery!

Jacksonville Beach

It would be unthinkable to visit the city of Jacksonville without visiting the Jacksonville Beach . As the name suggests, it is the seaside resort of the city of Jax. This paradisiacal place concentrates some of the most beautiful beaches of the city. You will also find plenty of restaurants to eat after a beautiful day on one of Jacksonville’s beaches. Shopping enthusiasts will also be able to shop in the many boutiques around Jacksonville Beach. Among the beaches not to be missed, you will not miss Neptune Beach. It is one of the busiest and busiest in the resort. On the program: swimming, rest, relaxation, water sports, etc. A stopover at the Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park is also necessary. This site offers a splendid secluded beach where you can practice kayaking, freshwater fishing, cycling, but also hiking in the wilderness.