Top things to do

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.
Top Choice Fusion in Jacksonville


This groovy establishment, with its molded-concrete bar, clean, modern lines and daily cheese selection champions fresh local produce, which is crafted into arty, flavorful dishes from scratch: a gourmand's delight.…
Top Choice French in Jacksonville


This minimalist bistro in Riverside merges traditional French fare with Southern intuition leading to a menu chalk-full of rich and vibrant dishes, most of which are locally-sourced. We may or may not have delighted…
Southern in Jacksonville

Clark's Fish Camp

Sample Florida's Southern 'Cracker' cuisine surrounded by the surreal animal menagerie of 'America's largest private taxidermy collection,' which resembles the freakish love child of Tim Burton and Mr Kurtz from Hea…
Seafood in Jacksonville

River City Brewing Company

Jax's premier riverfront restaurant is the perfect place to quaff a microbrew and enjoy some upscale seafood overlooking the water. Prices are reasonable for the location and quality of the food. The Sunday Brunch B…
Museum in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

For insight into how maritime history intertwines with this port city, this densely packed museum has an array of nautical artifacts, scale models and shipping logs.
Museum in Jacksonville

Museum of Science & History

Packing 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, it's the largest…
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 F…
Middle Eastern in Jacksonville


Upon spying the swords, camels and Moorish lanterns lining the walls, you'll wonder if a passport is required for entry to this divey local favorite featuring authentic Middle Eastern dishes, beer, music and belly d…
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 for details of the free MOCA-run Art Walk, held on …