Places to Go in Jacksonville, FL

Taking a day off from class?
Enjoy one of these active adventure destinations in Jacksonville.


1. Blue Sky Golf Club

1700 Monument Rd, Jacksonville
Enjoy hitting some balls off a tee to get some fresh air at some of the best golf clubs in the country. You can head over to the driving range, no matter what time it is!

2. The Annual Super Grom Surf Festival

503 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Whether you paddle out and join in or go to watch excellent surfers do their thing, this festival is a great place to go to get fresh air, walk on the beach or catch some nice tubes!

3. Little Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Dr., Jacksonville FL 32226
If you’re looking to get outside city walls and enjoy a nice stroll or run through the park, the Little Talbot Island has over 2,500 acres to run around in the woods and the beaches.

4. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, Florida
Looking to get a little exercise and check out some animals? Jacksonville Zoo has over 2,000 animals and 1,000 different plants. Be transported to the Australian rainforest or the African jungle, within Jax city limits.

5. Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

1860 Starratt Road, Jacksonville, FL 32226
If your fill of animals hasn’t reached its limits at the zoo, check out the Catty Shack, where you can get real close and personal with wildcats. You might get some running in, too, if you get scared!


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