Attention travelers who are thinking about coming to Jacksonville Beach, Florida: Get ready to be busy! There are so many things to do in this cozy coastal city that you won’t be able to experience them all. One of the top attractions is the city’s namesake. And yes, it’s Jacksonville Beach. Covering four miles, this is one long beach. And you’ll have one wonderful time exploring it. A popular spot with both locals and tourists alike, Jacksonville Beach is friendly and inviting and never too crowded.
Activities run the gamut from swimming, sunbathing and surfing to jet skiing, fishing, and picnicking. Looking for some family-friendly fun? Head on over to Adventure Landing where you’ll encounter plenty of stuff to entertain you and the kiddies. Discover the Wacky Worm Roller Coaster, Shipwreck Island Water Park, and Adventure Speedway, which features speedy go-kart action. Laser tag, arcade games, miniature golf, and batting cages round out this delightful destination.
Music lovers will want to carve out some time for free concerts and cultural festivals galore that occur throughout the year at Seawalk Pavilion. This enticing outdoor amphitheatre is located right by the beach and covers two square blocks. One of the highlights is the "Springin' the Blues" music festival that takes place every spring. And during the summer months, Seawalk Pavilion presents movies to watch in the moonlight.
Jacksonville Beach is home to another fabulous venue to come hear music. Freebird Live, which was named for the popular Lynyrd Skynyrd song, “Freebird,” is a great locale for a wide variety of live music performances. Enjoy everyone from big name singers and musicians to local starts on the rise. This lively live music venue is entirely non-smoking and boasts two bars and a railed balcony for the over-21 crowd who want a bird’s eye view of the stage. Before venturing to Jacksonville Beach for your adventure, check out hwww.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g34328-Activities-Jacksonville_Beach_Florida.html.