About Jacksonville


Let's have a look around into background of Jacksonville
  • County: Duval County
  • State: Florida
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 30.3319444
  • Longitude: -81.6558333
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Jacksonville

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to November

Location

It is the main seaport city of the state of Florida and the most populated one of the Southeastern U.S.A. with a population of about 913,010  (2017).

Distance from Jacksonville center to Airport

Jacksonville International Airport is 13 miles in the North direction from Downtown Jacksonville and caters for commercial service of the city.
Driving Distance: 15 miles / 24 km
Driving Time: 20 Minute
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Tagalog

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Jacksonville International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound; Taxi – Checker Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Tampa

Location

With a population of approx. 335,709, Tampa is located on the west coast of Florida of Tampa Bay.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April
Tourist Attractions
  • Florida Aquarium
  • Busch Gardens Tampa
  • Hillsborough River State Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Jacksonville city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (904) 538-6100
  • Cab: +1 904-345-3333 (Checker Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 904-741-4902 (Jacksonville International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 904-244-0411 (UF Health Jacksonville

Events

Let's step into extensive list of To Dos in Jacksonville.

  • One Spark
  • Martial Arts Kung Fu for Kids
  • Chick Corea Elektric Band

Tourist Attractions

  • Riverside/Avondale Historic District
  • Kingsley Plantation
  • Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

Theatre & Concerts

  • Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
  • Alhambra Theatre & Dining
  • Times-Union Center for the Performing Artsl

Visit Top Restaurants in Jacksonville

  • Restaurant Orsay
  • Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Top Shopping Centers in Jacksonville

  • St Johns Town Center
  • Sugar Bear Antiques Mall
  • Peterbrooke Chocolatier – Oakleaf Plantation

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
  • Museum of Science and History
  • Timucuan Ecological & Historical Preserve

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon – Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Cowboy Ribeye – Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • Mayport shrimp – Marker 32

Sports Club

Home to the Jacksonville Jaguars (National Football League), Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Southern League), Jacksonville Sharks (National Arena League) and Jacksonville Axemen (USA Rugby League).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.68 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,256.27
  • Cheap meal: $14.50
  • Gasoline: $0.59 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $50.00

Information about Calgary

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Airdrie,
  • Black Diamond,
  • Olds

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Calgary International Airport 
  • Rail: C-Train Calgary Transit
  • Road: Bus:  Greyhound Terminal 

Airport

Airport: Calgary International Airport 

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 12 minutes

Languages: 4 miles / 6 km

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

Room Service: $5 Minimum

Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day

Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

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