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Jacksonville Travel Guide

Jacksonville, Florida, is the perfect place to take a cruise from. Before your cruise sets sail, you should try to experience everything that the largest city in America has to offer. It's filled with incredible historical sites, arts and entertainment, and even outdoor adventures! No matter your interests, you'll find something fun to do in Jacksonville. With cruise line volume buys plus our low everyday prices you can save up to 80% versus the brochure price! Book your Jacksonville cruise today with AffordableTours.com, your discounted cruise headquarters.

Jacksonville Travel Guide

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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville4 NightsFreeport, Bahamas | Jacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas$269
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville5 NightsJacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas | Princess Cays, The Bahamas$279
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville4 NightsFreeport, Bahamas | Jacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas$259
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville5 NightsJacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas | Princess Cays, The Bahamas$279
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville5 NightsJacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas | Princess Cays, The Bahamas$269
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville4 NightsFreeport, Bahamas | Jacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas$269
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville5 NightsJacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas | Princess Cays, The Bahamas$259
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville4 NightsFreeport, Bahamas | Jacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas$269
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville5 NightsJacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas | Princess Cays, The Bahamas$258
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville5 NightsJacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas | Princess Cays, The Bahamas$248
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Carnival EcstasyBahamasJacksonvilleJacksonville4 NightsFreeport, Bahamas | Jacksonville, Florida | Nassau, Bahamas$369
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Jacksonville Travel Guide

Jacksonville Cruises Highlights

  • See a show at The Florida Theatre.
  • Enjoy beautiful art at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens.
  • Walk around the Riverside/Avondale district.
  • Visit the Catty Shack Ranch.
  • Explore Kingsley Plantation.
  • See animals at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.
  • Grab a bite to eat at Beaches Town Center.
  • Visit Little Talbot Island.
  • See the Jacksonville Jaguars play at the TIAA Bank Field.
  • Buy local art at Riverside Arts Market.
  • Walk the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail.
  • Visit the Fort Caroline National Memorial.

Jacksonville Cruises Travel Tips

  • Jacksonville is a huge sports city. No matter what time of year you visit, you're going to want to try to go to at least one game if you can.
  • Be sure to explore more than just the city. There are beautiful beaches and hiking trails in the area that are often overlooked! Make sure you try to see at least some parts of nature.
  • If you can afford it, stay right in the city center of Jacksonville. This will save you the most time and money, especially if most of what you want to see and explore is in this area. There are also some relatively affordable spots right in downtown Jacksonville if you book ahead!
  • To get the most out of your trip, you're going to want to rent a car. Jacksonville is the largest city in the United States, and it covers over 840 square miles. It can be hard to explore just on your feet!
  • Keep in mind that rates are highest in the winter because everyone flocks to Jacksonville for the warmer weather. To save money, visit during the summer months.

Jacksonville Cruises Things To Do

  • Explore Kingsley Plantation
    Explore Kingsley Plantation

    Kingsley Plantation is the site of an old plantation in Jacksonville. Today, the old estate is still in the same spot. The ranch itself is named after Zephaniah Kingsley, the estate's old owner. The estate was officially built back in the 18th century and is the oldest plantation of its kind in all of Florida. Around the ranch, visitors can find old barns, kitchens, residences, and more. The plantation once covered over 1,000 acres of land though now covers just a mere 60.

    You Should Know

    It's recommended that you hop on a guided tour to get the most out of your experience. Of course, you should book this well in advance. There are free audio tours are available on the plantation  
  • Enjoy art at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens
    Enjoy art at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

    The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is the biggest fine arts museum located in Florida's Northeastern region. It first opened in 1958. Unfortunately, a woman named Ninah Cummer passed away and left all of her art behind, in addition to her gardens, to be turned into a museum. The museum is split up into sections, and there are also fun events held for educational purposes. There are also art classes held, which you can reserve a time for in advance. The Cummer Gardens are said to be the real highlight by some people. It was landscaped by some of the best landscape designers, including Thomas Meehan and Sones and Ossian Cole Simmonds.

    You Should Know

    It's open year-round but is closed on holidays and on Mondays. There are multiple times throughout the year that you can enter the museum for free. Check their website to see if you can get in for free during your trip to Jacksonville!  
  • Buy art at the Riverside Arts Market
    Buy art at the Riverside Arts Market

    The Riverside Arts Market is a fun market with vendors selling everything from food to souvenirs. There are also lots of local artists here selling arts and crafts. This is one of the most popular markets in all of Jacksonville! This market is held on Saturdays throughout the year, but if you're lucky enough to be visiting on the weekend, then you'll want to stop by this market. Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes; you'll want them!

    Best Time To Visit

    To try to avoid the crowds, visit earlier in the morning. This market is known for getting quite busy!  
  • See a show at the Florida Theater
    See a show at the Florida Theater

    The Florida Theater is an old-school movie theater in downtown Jacksonville. It opened back in 1927 and holds just under 2,000 people. This building is genuinely marvelous; in fact, it was listed as one of the best pieces of Florida architecture in 2012. Though it's traditionally a movie theater, you can see many different forms of entertainment here. There are bands, dancers, comedians, and more! Be sure to check the Florida Theater's online website to see what will be going on during your trip.

    You Should Know

    You'll want to purchase tickets well in advance in order to make sure that you can attend a show here.   
  • Walk around the Riverside district
    Walk around the Riverside district

    The Riverside district is one of Jacksonville's coastal neighborhoods. It's one of the more historical parts of Jacksonville that is filled with lots of great shops and restaurants. You can genuinely get lost (in the right way) exploring this area of Jacksonville. This district is home to the Riverside Arts Market but is also considered to be the overall atrs district of Jacksonville. Some of the best places to explore here include Five Points, Bread and Board, and Belvedere Park.

    You Should Know

    This district holds more than just the Riverside Arts Market. Be sure to do some research to see what other events they hold!  
  • See animals at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
    See animals at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

    The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is the most popular zoo in Jacksonville. It's right next to the Trout River and covers over 100 acres of land. Inside the zoo, there are more than 2,000 animals, while the garden holds over 1,000 plants. There are many fun exhibits throughout the zoo and garden. Some of the most popular shows here include Land of the Tiger, River Valley Aviary, and the Giraffe Overlook. There are also restaurants here in case you get hungry while exploring!

    You Should Know

    Make sure you grab a map when you enter because the zoo is large. This way, you can make the most of your time. There's a base ticket price, but you can pay extra to participate in Animal Feedings, see a show at the 4D Theater, or ride the Wildlife Carousel.  
  • Visit the Catty Shack Ranch
    Visit the Catty Shack Ranch

    The Catty Shack Ranch is a refuge for wild animals and exotic wild cats located in Jacksonville. Inside, there's everything from tigers to pumas. This non-profit works to give endangered animals a comfortable place to live and educate the public, who may not know a lot about them. The ranch opened in 2004 by a man named Curt LoGiuidice, the ranch's Executive Director today. There are many opportunities to volunteer with the Catty Shack Ranch, but you can also just go on a public tour here. 

    You Should Know

    There are night-time tours in addition to day time tours. However, if you're traveling with younger children, you'll want to partake in the one during the day.  
  • Grab a bite at the Beaches Town Center
    Grab a bite at the Beaches Town Center

    The Beaches Town Center is a popular shopping area near Jacksonville. It's located right on the beach and is filled with lovely shops, restaurants, pubs, and more! You can truly spend a whole afternoon here getting lost in all of the stores. This area is also right next to many different hotels and is one of the best places to stay near Jacksonville. If you don't feel like staying inside, don't worry! There are beautiful walking paths here along the water and lots of outdoor seating.

    You Should Know

    There is parking for the low price of $1 per 30 minutes right near Beaches Town center. Don't have a car? Hop on one of the free Beachside Buggies instead!  
  • See a Jacksonville Jaguars game
    See a Jacksonville Jaguars game

    The Jacksonville Jaguars are the professional NFL team located in Jacksonville. They play all their games at TIAA Bank Field in the city. The sports culture is huge in Jacksonville, so be sure to try to see a game if you have the time. The NFL season normally runs from September to December. However, if you happen to visit during another time of the year, then you can try to see another non-professional sports team instead.

    You Should Know

    If you wish to see a Jacksonville Jaguars game, then you'll want to purchase your tickets well in advance!  

Jacksonville Cruise Packages

Quick Facts

Jacksonville is truly beautiful no matter what time of year. So, you're bound to have a great cruise, whether you visit during the summer or the winter! That being said, you can definitely try to plan your cruise around the most popular time to visit Jacksonville. The busiest time of year in Jacksonville is the winter. Not many people visit in summer, despite the warm weather, and the fall and spring season are a great time to visit and this time isn't super busy either.

  • Spring and Fall - October to November and March to April - Shoulder Season

    During the spring and fall, the weather is quite beautiful in Jacksonville! During the spring, the temperature is around 77°F, while the fall temperature is around 80°F. This is sort of an "in-between" time of year to visit Jacksonville.  

  • Summer - May to September - Low Season

    The summer is the low season in Jacksonville. Not many people visit during this time because the temperature is so hot. The weather averages 89°F every day. Accommodation prices may be a bit lower during this time.

  • Winter - December to February - High Season

    The winter is the most popular time to visit Jacksonville. Everyone comes down to escape the cold northern weather! The average temperature during this time is 66°F. Prices will be the highest during this time because so many people visit.

Jacksonville Cruises Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are Jacksonville cruises?

    Jacksonville cruises are one of the best ways to go out and explore the world while having your accommodation come along with you! It's also an excellent option for you if you're the kind of person who likes the freedom of deciding what you do when visiting each city or town, but you don't want to worry about the transportation from place to place. No matter your age, you'll have fun on a Jacksonville cruise. From all of the fun on-board amenities to the many cultures you'll experience while traveling along the way, you're in for quite the experience!

  • What’s included on a Jacksonville cruise?

    Each Jacksonville cruise includes accommodation and access to different onboard entertainment options. You'll find that most cruises will have fun places to visit and have fun at like casinos, pools, shops, libraries, fitness centers, and more. There are also many different restaurants that you can dine at. Your room will also come equipped with its own amenities. These range from televisions to hairdryers. You'll also have 24/7 receptions on most Jacksonville cruises. Just make sure you research before booking to see what's included onboard the cruises you're interested in.

  • What’s the best Jacksonville cruise?

    Because every Jacksonville cruise is so different, you truly can't say that one is the best! It depends on what you'd like out of your cruise. Are there certain countries you'd like to visit? Is your vacation a certain length? Do you have a limited budget? These are all things to keep in consideration when choosing a Jacksonville cruise. You may find that you're struggling to find the best cruise for you. Don't fret! You can call one of our cruise ship experts who will love helping you find the best cruise for your needs.

  • How much do Jacksonville cruises cost?

    Jacksonville cruises vary a lot in price. Some cost as little as $46 per day while others cost upwards of $100 per day. It truly depends on the length of the cruise and the cruise line. Luckily, by booking through Affordable Tours, you can save up to 75% on your Jacksonville cruise!

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