Jacksonville has long been a unique place to enjoy many different types of vacations. Just outside of the Central Florida region, Jacksonville offers an eclectic blend of local attractions, pristine Florida beaches, and local shopping and dining choices.
The Alejandro Garces Camp Tomahawk Park combines city views and nature walking and hiking trails, giving guests the best of both worlds. Enjoy trekking through the park, as well as children’s playground and picnic areas.
The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) offers exciting exhibits and a fun filled day of discovery for any age. This museum offers local art, biology exhibits, marine animal exhibits, Floridian history exhibits, and more.
The Southbank Riverwalk is the place to be for gorgeous views and a relaxing stroll. This boardwalk is next to the St. Johns River overlooking the city. This local area attraction is perfect for romantic sunset strolls or early morning exercise jaunts.
Alejandro Garces Camp Tomahawk Park
Alejandro Garces Camp Tomahawk Park offers serene outdoor recreational activities that can be enjoyed fewer than five miles away from the hotel lobby. This city park sits on over twenty acres and offers guests natural hiking and walking trails, covered picnic shelters, guest-use BBQ grills, and children’s playground facilities. This park is the ideal choice if you are looking for a unique way to stay active during your trip or you would like to reconnect with nature without leaving the city.
The Museum of Science and History has been providing Jacksonville a unique and fun way to discover exciting educational exhibits. With an emphasis on educating youth, this family friendly museum offers a great blend of subjects that can be enjoyed through hands on exhibits, an onsite planetarium, historical artifacts, and much more. No matter what age of visitors that may be traveling with you, everyone can find something that fascinates and delights them when they visit this popular local attraction.
The Southbank Riverwalk is the perfect place to find a natural reprieve from the bustling downtown area. This boardwalk reaches a mile and a quarter in length and offers some of the best urban walking around. Located along the St. John’s River, this is a popular place to stretch your legs, photograph some gorgeous views, and enjoy a sunset. A few picnic tables can be found for a beautiful lunch with river and city skyline views, or to watch the riverboats float by.
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