Home to the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville and Alexander Brest Museum and Gallery; Jacksonville boasts some of the finest visual art collections in northern Florida. At the Jacksonville Maritime Museum, you can discover how a small colonial fort along the St. John's River, evolved into a bustling metropolis. Football fans love to gather at EverBank Field and cheer on the Jaguars in the NFL.
The quickest way to get from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Jacksonville is to take Interstate 95. From the Downtown Core to South Bank, there are several waterfront districts that offer comfortable hotels in "The River City." Book a room in these neighborhoods to have convenient access to the Jacksonville Riverwalk, a modern promenade lined with marinas and small businesses. Home to the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Riverside is a neighborhood that's best known for its bohemian character and tranquility.
Just as most cities in the southeast of the United States, Jacksonville has a humid subtropical climate. On a hot and muggy day, you may want to dip into the Atlantic Ocean at Jacksonville Beach or Neptune Beach. If you're hungry for seafood or thirsty for some cold drinks, go to Jacksonville Landing; one of the premier mixed-used marketplaces in the city.
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