High end shopping, pristine beaches, and eclectic dining all top the list of reasons visitors seek out the First Coast, but when you come don’t stop there! Beyond Jacksonville’s 22 miles of white sandy beaches you can find more than 70 golf courses, and 85,000 acres of parks. There is adventure, culture, entertainment and sports to be found here as well. In addition music has always been important in the River City with numerous music festivals held throughout the year including the annual George’s Music Springing the Blues Festival held at Jacksonville Beach, and the Jacksonville Jazz Festival getting fans in the spirit every Memorial Day weekend. Now celebrating over 100 years in existence the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is home to more than 3,000 exotic animal and plant species and is one of the Top 9 Animal Attractions in the nation. Whether you are traveling solo, or with the whole family there is plenty to do when you come to Jacksonville and you are certain to leave rich in memories.
Jacksonville, FL based Amy West is the creator of amywesttravel.com, a travel and lifestyle brand including TV show "Like Love Want Need".
New Zealand, China, Malta, Germany, and Brazil all find pins on Amy’s world map amongst other exotic destinations she's visited.
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