Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Jacksonville

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

This handsome museum, Jacksonville's premier cultural space, has a genuinely excellent collection of American and European paintings, Asian decorative art and antiquities. An outdoor area showcases classical English…
Zoo in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Zoological Gardens

Northeast Florida's only major zoo opened in 1914 with one deer; today it's home to over 1800 exotic animals and hectares of beautiful gardens. Favored fauna from around the world include elephants, jaguars, rare Fl…
Landmark in Jacksonville

Treaty Oak

At first glance, it looks like a small forest is growing in the middle of the concrete on Jacksonville's south side. But upon closer inspection you'll see that the 'forest' is really one single enormous tree, with a…
Waterfront in Jacksonville

Southbank Riverwalk

This 1.2-mile boardwalk, on the south side of the St Johns River, opposite downtown and Jacksonville Landing, has excellent views of the city's expansive skyline. Most nights yield scenes that'll up your likes on so…
Museum in Jacksonville

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

The focus of this ultramodern space extends beyond painting: get lost among contemporary sculpture, prints, photography and film. Check out jacksonvilleartwalk.com for details of the free MOCA-run Art Walk, held on …
Museum in Jacksonville

Museum of Science & History

Traveling with kids? This awesomely named museum (MOSH) offers dinosaurs, all things science, and exhibits on Jacksonville's cultural and natural history. Be sure to check out the Bryan Gooding Planetarium, one of t…