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  • Museum of Southern History
    Though not much from outside, the Museum of Southern History is a small gem about the wars between the states, the artillery and their guns. It has amazing exhibits, very few, unfortunately, being funded by sponsors and not by the state, [...]
    D: 9.7mi00
  • Eco Motion Tour
    It was a really great way to explore Fort George Island and to learn more about the habitat there. The Eco Motion Tour guide was knowledgeable, smart and funny. We were told many things about the islands background history, flora and fauna. [...]
    D: 17.8mi00
  • Green Papaya Restaurant
    For a little bit of Asian feeling and some Thai food you should definitely visit the Green Papaya Restaurant in North Jacksonville. They serve delicious Asian food with made from fresh ingredients and aromatic spices. Though we weren't [...]
    D: 19mi00
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
    The train ride was the greatest for the kids in the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. They were able to watch the animals that weren't so courageous to come out from their hiding place or the ones that took refuge in the shades from the hot [...]
    D: 14.1mi00
  • Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art
    A small museum with a variety of of artworks from famous and less famous artists. The Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art is also open for families on Sundays free of charge. For those who like modern art, or are learning about it, or just [...]
    D: 9.8mi00
  • Hala Cafe and Bakery
    The most tasty food I've ever tasted in Jacksonville was in Hala Cafe and Bakery. They have a wide variety of Greek and Middle-Eastern dishes and if you try one of them, you will definitely come back to try the other specialties too. [...]
    D: 5.2mi00
  • Restaurant Orsay in Jacksonville
    It was the best place we've dined since our stay in Jacksonville. The staff in the Restaurant Orsay is great, always at your side but not hovering all the time. The food is just absolutely delicious not to mention their mouthwatering [...]
    D: 10.3mi00
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve
    There are so many things to see and to learn about in the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve that one day wouldn't be enough, maybe. If you decide to visit the Preserve, you shouldn't miss The Fort Caroline Memorial, the [...]
    D: 12.7mi00
  • Daruma Japanese Restaurant
    Sometimes a little too crowded, the Daruma Japanese Restaurant is THE place to go to when you wan to eat something really delicious in a friendly environment. They provide excellent service, I was very satisfied with their proficiency and [...]
    D: 9.3mi00
  • The Homestead Restaurant
    This place is really nice. The Homestead Restaurant as a homey feeling to it, with an amazing staff who are smiling all the time, making you feel more at home. We loved their Crab Bisque Cup and their Grouper Pesada dishes. Not to mention [...]
    D: 11.4mi00
  • E2ride Bike Tours
    It was one of the best ways to learn more about the city and its history. The e2ride Bike Tours have several guided tours and we plan to take part on each of them eventually, and the first we went to was the Riverside-Avondale tour. There [...]
    D: 10mi10
  • Fort Caroline National Memorial
    History, culture, religion, battles and people; this is what Fort Caroline National Memorial is all about. In the heart of the Timucuan Preserve, Fort Caroline provides glimpses of the time when the French were occupying the area. It was [...]
    D: 12.7mi00
  • Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
    An amazing variety of exhibits, artwork and plants can be found in the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and we loved every minute of the tour we took part at. We were absolutely starstruck by the huge, old cummer oak tree in the heart of [...]
    D: 9.6mi00
  • Little Talbot Island State Park
    The best of our stay in Jacksonville. We spent the whole day out camping in Little Talbot Island State Park. It was amazing and wonderful. There are so many things to do there from wildlife watching to hiking, surfing and kayaking. You [...]
    D: 16.6mi00
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House in Jacksonville
    Perfect for a business or a private dining, Ruth's Chris Steak House provides a variety of dishes for any meat-lover or vegetarian. Although, I'd rather go for the meat. ;) Having restaurant all over the US, Ruth's is a popular [...]
    D: 9.2mi00

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Jacksonville History

The following year, the plantation owner laid out a plan for a town and called it Jacksonville. It was named after General Andrew Jackson, a Florida Territory provisional governor who later became a U.S. president. The small community thrived and was chartered as a town and designated its first mayor in the year 1832. In 1859, Jacksonville became a city and Florida’s major port, exporting timber goods and cotton.  Jacksonville did not become a part of the Confederacy during the Civil War in 1861-1865. The opposing sides tried to seize the land and the Union Army took over the city on four occasions. After the battle of Olustee in the city [...]
 
 
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  • $114Jetblue Airways flight Jetblue Airways 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)Jacksonville, FL (JAX)02/27/201709:14 pm
    Jacksonville, FL (JAX)Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)03/09/201706:45 am
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  • $168Jetblue Airways flight Jetblue Airways 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Washington DC, DC (DCA)Jacksonville, FL (JAX)02/01/201701:38 pm
    Jacksonville, FL (JAX)Washington DC, DC (DCA)02/16/201710:20 am
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  • $171American Airlines flight American Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Miami, FL (MIA)Jacksonville, FL (JAX)02/12/201707:05 am
    Jacksonville, FL (JAX)Miami, FL (MIA)02/21/201705:00 am
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