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11 North Third StreetJacksonville BeachFlorida 32250
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Jacksonville Beach

With a thriving beach culture and miles of gorgeous coastline, Jacksonville Beach in Florida is a vacation hot spot and popular recreation area for visitors and locals alike. Lacking the intense crowds of many south Florida beaches, this 4.1-mile coastline is the perfect place for swimming, sunbathing, renting jet skis and all kinds of fun water activities. Walk out on the Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier, or attend one of the exciting cultural festivals that take place in the area.

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Free

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Festivals, sporting events, surfing competitions, holiday celebrations and more

Activities

  • Swim and sunbathe on one of America's most popular beaches
  • Rent a jet ski and zoom off into the sunset
  • Fish for deep-water species off Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier
  • Bring a grill and have a picnic on the beach

Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier

Almost a quarter mile long, Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier offers up-close views of the Atlantic Ocean and access to species of deep-water fish. Open from 6AM to 10PM (7PM in the winter), the pier is also home to a bait shop, concession stand and restrooms.

Rules & Regulations

Stay safe at Jacksonville Beach by knowing the rules. Stay off the sand dunes, don’t pick the sea oats and don’t bring any alcoholic beverages or glass bottles to the beach. Surfers must have their boards tethered to one leg while in the water, and jet skis must stay 300 feet off of the beach.

FAQs

What are the rules for bringing pets to the beach?


Pets are only allowed on the beach from 5PM to 9AM. They must be leashed and have a current rabies tag, and all pet droppings must be immediately removed from the beach.

What kinds of restaurants and bars are near the beach?


Jacksonville Beach is a tourist hot spot, so you’ll find a huge array of restaurants, bars and nightlife. Freebird Live is a popular music venue, The Atlantic is the best destination for dancing, and for an excellent meal, Joe’s Crab Shack (seafood) and Campeche Bay (Mexican food) will not disappoint.

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Driving Direction to Jacksonville Beach From GET DIRECTIONS or Best Western Oceanfront