Why you should be living in Jacksonville FL
Jacksonville combines a casual metropolitan style with breathtaking natural beauty. Jacksonville is the 14th largest city in the United States and is located in the northeast corner of the state.
The waterways of Northeast Florida truly capture the essence of the Florida lifestyle. The mighty St. Johns River carves a path through the heart of Jacksonville. Here you can enjoy an abundance of fishing or boating opportunities on this beautiful river. Jacksonville also has an endless stretch of Atlantic coastline. Water adventures make up an essential part of Jacksonville and the pristine beaches offer fun in the sun.
Into the Arts? You won’t be disappointed. Two of the city’s best art museums are some of the largest in Florida. The Cummer Museum Of Art & Gardens is the largest fine art museum in Northeast Florida. The Museum of Contemporary Art encompasses the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in the Southeast. There are several performing venues throughout the area. One of the most historic is the Florida Theatre. Built in 1927, the theatre draws 250,000 people to the Jacksonville center each year.
So you’re into shopping? Jacksonville offers shopping excursions for any taste. The Avenues Mall is an upscale shopping center with over 150 specialty stores. Upscale chic and trendy boutiques can be found in San Marco Square. The Riverwalk is nestled among Jacksonville’s high-rise buildings and overlooks the St. John’s River. Jacksonville Landing, located in the heart of downtown, is a lively shopping, dining and entertainment complex. Compliment that with the latest in must-have retail at the St. Johns Town Center, one of the largest, most upscale shopping experiences in the Southeast!
Okay. I get it. You’re into sports! Have you come to the right place! Sports abound in the area. The Players Championship, known as TPC Sawgrass is home to the PGA Tour Headquarters. The course is designed to challenge the world’s best players, while giving avid golfers the ultimate golf experience. Golf a little too slow for you?? HOW ABOUT SOME FOOTBALL?? We can’t talk about sports without mentioning the world famous Jacksonville Jaguars, north Florida’s professional football team. And don’t forget the Gator Bowl! Did I mention the world’s largest cocktail party the weekend of the Florida vs. Georgia football game? Semi-pro Baseball, semi-pro football and college sports are a’plenty!
Into kayaking? You wouldn’t believe the beautiful Intracoastal creeks and marshes you can explore! You just might come upon a manatee! What a lucky day for you!
The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena is home to the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame and hosts many sporting events and concerts throughout the year.
CNN voted Jacksonville International Airport the best in the country! Shopping, art museums, delicious food and the most beautiful and relaxing decor you could imagine.
Jacksonville Port Authority has multiple cargo terminals as well as a cruise ship terminal. No need to drive 3 or 4 hours to catch a cruise ship. We have one right here in our area. Also located in the area is the Naval Station Mayport and the Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
We are pleased to be the home of some of the very best, most advanced medical facilities in the world. Just a few of them include the Mayo Clinic, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Nemours Children’s Hospital, just to name a few. Not to mention the teaching hospital of The University of Florida is located in the very heart of downtown Jacksonville.
So what’s stopping you? Come on down, y’all, and see what Florida’s First Coast is all about. I’ll be happy to show you around and help you decide which area of town is a match for you and your family.