Summer is right around the corner and here are the Top Ten Things To Do This Summer In Jacksonville!

Love beaches? Animal encounters? History and parks? If so, then you will find this list very helpful.

Jacksonville is an awesome city with great dining, nightlife, and entertainment! Highly recommend staying a week here for your next vacation.

Happy exploring!

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Beach Life Rentals

Jacksonville Beaches, FL

(904) 584-7368

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FTG TIP: Planning on spending a day at the beach? If so, then you need to call Beach Life Rentals! They offer all of your beach and water needs and they will deliver to you at no extra charge! Paddleboards are a must…


Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

Amelia Island, Florida

(904) 557-5307

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FTG TIP: Everyone needs to experience a trip out on the water with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions. These guided tours are fun for the whole family! Say hi to the turtles for us! 


Adventure Landing & Shipwreck Island Water Park

1944 Beach Blvd. | Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

FTG TIP: Our favorite place to go after a day at the beach! Who doesn’t love a game of mini-golf? The water park is a nice feature as well if you’re looking to cool down from the Florida heat! 


Jacksonville Beach

Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

FTG TIP: Great beach if you’re looking to take walks up and down the beach. The waves are also perfect for swimming! 


Amelia Island Horseback Riding

Peters Point Rd. | Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

FTG TIP: We highly recommend doing the sunset tour! Very romantic and it’s not as hot! Overall, fun for all ages. 


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Castaway Island Preserve

2885 San Pablo Rd. S | Jacksonville Beach, FL 32224

FTG TIP: Awesome place to bring your dogs… We recommend getting there early if it’s a nice day out since parking fills up fast. 


Amelia Island Charters

1 S Front St. | Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

FTG TIP: Not only will you have the potential to catch some fish, you will also see some beautiful Florida wildlife! 


The Catty Shack Ranch

1860 Starratt Rd. | Jacksonville, FL 32226

FTG TIP: Go for the night feedings and enjoy seeing the lions, tigers, and pumas eat! You will learn so many interesting facts about these beautiful animals! 


Kingsley Plantation

11676 Palmetto Ave. | Jacksonville, FL 32226

FTG TIP: It’s free to visit the plantation and will take you around 90 minutes to do the full tour. We recommend going in the morning before the crowds get there.


Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

370 Zoo Pkwy. | Jacksonville, FL 32218

FTG TIP: From their new tiger exhibit to the beautiful grounds of the zoo, we love visiting! Be sure to feed the giraffes while you’re there! 

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