Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Biking in Jacksonville Beach, FL
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Jacksonville Beach is one of the most visited beaches in Florida, with over 9 million visitors each year. Popular activities include dining, shopping, fishing, sunbathing, shelling, building sandcastles, volleyball, boating, surfing, kayaking, kiteboarding and water tours.

Adventure Landing, a water park, also provides fun activities with its water slides, go-kart track, miniature golf, laser tag arena, batting cage and arcade.

Jacksonville Beach Pier

The Jacksonville Beach Pier is 1,320 feet long, and a favorite location for fishing, photography, and strolling out over the waves.

The pier features a 20-foot wide wooden deck, fish cleaning stations, a concession area, bait shop, restrooms, and of course is handicapped accessible.

History and Culture

When you’re ready for a break from the sand and sea, historical and cultural opportunities abound in Jacksonville Beach.

The J. Johnson Gallery showcases a celebrated array of modern and contemporary art exhibitions including paintings, sculptures, prints and photography. The Beaches Museum & History Center is solely dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of Florida's First Coast beach communities. And the Players by the Sea Community Theatre provides exciting productions, programs and learning opportunities.

Jacksonville Beach - Places to Go & See

Links

Jacksonville Beach, Florida Government: Official City of Jacksonville Beach, FL government website.

Wikipedia: Information about Jacksonville Beach, FL.

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