Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Downtown Jacksonville

Take a holiday to Downtown Jacksonville and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and festivals. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the riverfront, sporting events and restaurants. Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Science and History and Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra are a few of the top cultural sights. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Jacksonville

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Downtown Jacksonville a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Alexander Brest Planetarium (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sally Corporation (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Hands on Children's Museum (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Hyde Park Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Jacksonville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Jacksonville is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Big Talbot Island State Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Friendship Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Metropolitan Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Riverside Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Crabtree Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Jacksonville

Fly into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), which is 11.7 mi (18.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown Jacksonville?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 40 holiday lettings around Downtown Jacksonville. From 12 houses to 24 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Jacksonville?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown Jacksonville:

  • Beaches: 313 holiday homes
  • Northside: 31 holiday homes
  • Southside: 136 holiday homes
  • Seaview Park: 22 holiday homes
  • Sandalwood: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown Jacksonville? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown Jacksonville. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Islands Initiative Preserve: 692 holiday lettings
  • Five Points Shopping Center: 630 holiday lettings
  • Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center: 689 holiday lettings
  • Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts: 674 holiday lettings
  • Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra: 677 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Jacksonville listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown Jacksonville?

Yes, of course. offers 12 Houses in Downtown Jacksonville. Our other popular types of Downtown Jacksonville holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Apartment: 17 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown Jacksonville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown Jacksonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.