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White sandy beaches as far as the eyes can see, hot subtropical climate, lots of conchs and suntan lotion- all this and much, much more is what Jacksonville Beach has to offer. Informally known as Jax Beach, there is a thing for each member of the family. For the grand parents, the beach offers the perfect sunrise and sunset vintage points; couples could go for a long private walk along St. John's River, the Atlantic Ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway(the choice is yours); and there are abundant opportunities for the kids to revel in the adrenaline of water sports. Fishing, boating, surfing- it's yours for the taking. A family picnic is not even a bad idea- it all depends on how best you utilize your surroundings to absorb the ambience of the neighborhood.
It is also the perfect vintage point to observe the porpoise and the right-whales that line the coast at the Sea Walk. The Sea Walk is abuzz with activity almost all around the year (April through October). There are numerous concerts and festivals organized all year round. So nightlife is high and the place will definitely not bore you. Jacksonville Beach is also primly located. It is only a short distance away from the Kennedy Space Centre, Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Orlando. Although the first claim to the land was laid by the French, the area known as Jacksonville Beach was settled by the Spanish and was later ceded to the British via a treaty. Control once again was vested in the hands of the Spanish before it was ceded to the United States of America in 1821. The area was occupied as far back as 1837 however proper settlements began much later only after Mayport was accorded the status of a port. It was only the after the establishment of Ruby Beach in 1883 that the area was renamed Pablo Beach; after a short span of three years; and incorporated into a town in 1907. Later it became the modern day Jacksonville Beach in 1925. Today, the Jacksonville Beach is the largest in a collection of towns known as the Jacksonville Beaches.
The city is easy accessible via Us Route 90 with intersection at State Road A1A. Apart from its excellent geographical location and the ideal climate, the city has a lot to offer to the number of tourists that visit it annually. If you are planning a nice quite dinner out, be sure to check out the Alhambra Dinner Theatre. Broadway acts with an excellent menu; the place spells pure classy entertainment. If you are in mood of some time travel then the Museum of Science and History should be your next stop. Located at the Southbank Riverwalk, this facility offers numerous masterpieces for exhibit for people from age groups and all walks of life. However, if you are more of an arts and crafts person than a history freak, then be sure to check out the Museum of Contemporary Modern Art Jacksonville and the Cummer Museum. The Museum of Contemporary Modern Arts Jacksonville offers for exhibits the works of various artists from across the country in its numerous galleries; and if you feel those hunger pangs then you can grab a quick bite at the museum's cafe. You can also buy yourselves souvenirs to take back home as memories of your time here from the museum's shop. The Cummer Museum, on the other hand, not only exhibits the work of national artists, it also features the works of internationally acclaimed modern artists. The collections keep changing as they are continually upgraded.
One thing that you should not even think of omitting is the Jacksonville Landing. This is the place where you can get everything under one roof. Sunset dinner at a waterfront along with lots of shopping options and quality entertainment spells Jacksonville Landing. The area boasts some thirty retail outlets, nine restaurants and ten food court merchants at Northbank, St. John's River. The Jacksonville Zoological Park is home to numerous birds, animals and reptiles. It provides for refreshments, a train ride of the entire zoo, the Safari Lodge and a Wildlife Carousel. Another must see is the Fort Caroline National Monument. Built by the French in 1564, it is a true French fort adorned with Indian and French exquisite pieces and lined with several nature trails for a hike or a nature walk. This 130 acre memorabilia resides in Arlington off Fort Caroline Road. You could also check out how your favorite wine is made with a free tour of the Anheuser Busch Brewery. Reserve your Jacksonville Beach ticket right way before somebody else gets it!