Jacksonville is filled with natural attractions. There are plenty of green spaces like the lovely gardens of the Arboretum, and the Timucuan Preserve. When you visit in the summer, the fireworks displays will delight you. And of course, the stunning beaches never fail to amaze. We've pared down some of the top attractions and things to do in Jacksonville to whet your appetite!

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01Kingsley Plantation

This astonishing (and free) historic site on Fort George Island can be explored solo, but the informative audio tour is the way to go if you really want to get the most out of the experience. It only takes about an hour, and by the end, you'll be well-versed in the history of Zephaniah Kingsley and other fascinating 19th-century stories.

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