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 Philadelphia

Nearby Tourist Cities

Newark, Jersey City and New York City

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Trackless Trolleys (Electric buses) and Greyhound Lines; Taxi – Philadelphia Taxicab Services

Airport

Philadelphia International Airport (Southern Boundary of the city) caters for both domestic and international air transport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (For North Eastern area of the city) caters for corporate and general aviation needs.
Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
Driving Time: 15 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Chinese
 

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 
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