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

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 Jerba

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Houmt Souk,
  • Tatawin,
  • Zuwarah

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Djerba–Zarzis International Airport 
  • Rail: Beja Station
  • Road:Taxi – Allo Taxi Djerba

Airport

Airport: Djerba–Zarzis International Airport is the international airport which serves the island city of Djerba, Tunisia

  • Driving Distance: 11 miles / 18 km
  • Driving Time: 27 Minute
  • Languages:  Tunisian Arabic,Berber, French etc.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

Tip 5-10%

  • For Hotels:

Tip 5-20 Dinars

  • Taxi Driver:

round up the fare or add 5%

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