About the city

People lived in the area of Jacksonville for thousands of years. Pottery was found here and the pottery was estimated to be 4500 years old. European explorers arrived here for first time in 1562 and it were the French. Later on multiple Europeans wanted this area so forts were built¬† and there have been different fights over this area. So Jacksonville has a very long history and it’s an interesting city to visit.



Things to do in Jacksonville

-There are a couple of museums in Jacksonville. One of them is the Museum of Contemporary Art. This museum has over 800 art pieces and the collection consists of art from the 1960’s until now. You can find paintings, sculptures, photography and more in the museum. For more information you can visit the website of the Museum of Contemporary Art.

-Want to take it easy and still discover the area of Jacksonville? That shouldn’t be a problem because Amelia River Cruises & Charters offer different river cruises. Just relax and enjoy the views. For more information you can visit the website of Amelia River Cruises & Charters.

-Jacksonville is located at the ocean so there are a lot of possibillities to relax on the beach and take a swim in the ocean, but you could do something more active. You could go fishing or you could take a fishing tour. These tours take you out to the open ocean to go fishing. For more information you should visit the visitor center in Jacksonville.

-Jacksonville has a lot of trails so you could also go biking or hiking. There are to much trails to describe them so if you want more information about the biking and hiking trails you can visit the website of Jacksonville.

Campground near to Jacksonville

If you are in the city it’s only a 30 minute drive to a great KOA campground. This campground has a pool, free wi-fi, gameroom and everything you need for when you are travelling with your RV. For more information you can visit the website of KOA Jacksonville North.










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