What are some nice hotels to stay at in Jacksonville?

Adam’s Mark Hotel, Omni Hotel, Radisson, and The Hilton are located in our
downtown area. There is also an Extended Stay and a Hampton Inn and Suites in the
Downtown Southbank area. The Ritz Carlton is located just north of the city on Amelia

What are some good bars / restaurants in Jacksonville?

Fine dining restaurants in the downtown area include Matthews, Daniels, Bistro AIX, bb’
s, Pom’s Thai Bistro, La Cena, Morton’s and Ruth’s Chris. Beaches area fine dine
restaurants include Dwight’s, Ragtime, Six Burner, First Street Grille, Restaurant
Medure, Giovanni’s, Ocean 60, Ruth’s Chris, and Marker 32.

What are some fun things to do in Jacksonville for families and/or singles?

Jacksonville’s focus on the ocean, the river, and the intracoastal waterway lends itself
well to fun area activities. Sailing, jet ski rentals, skiing, kayaking, canoeing, and river
cruising are just a few. Our area beaches are terrific for shelling or for finding sharks
teeth and sea glass. St. Augustine Beach and Amelia Island are fun resort areas that
offer lots to do. We have a terrific zoo and a growing cultural scene with a brand new
museum of modern art. Our city hosts the PGA Tour’s Tournament Players
Championship each year in Ponte Vedra. We also have a fantastic NFL Jaguars football
team, a blossoming tennis circuit with the Bausch and Lomb tournament in Amelia
Island, and host other numerous sporting events throughout the year. Super Bowl 2005
will be held in February. Jacksonville was awarded the 2005 ACC Tournament game,
and we also host the annual Gator Bowl, not to mention the largest cocktail party-The
Florida/Georgia football rivalry game.

Where are some nice places to live in Jacksonville (either for renting apartments or
buying real estate)?

The beaches area is a unique place to live with 4 very different cities within a several
mile stretch on the coast: Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and
Ponte Vedra Beach. There are neat pockets of residential areas throughout Jacksonville,
as well: Deerwood/Baymeadows area, San Marco, Downtown Lofts, Avondale, in
addition to several country club or gated communities.

What other tips for Jacksonville tourists can you offer?

Jacksonville has a lot to offer anyone visiting the area, as mentioned above.  Jacksonville
Concierge Services provides professional concierge assistance for any guests who are
interested in visiting.  You can visit their website at www.jacksonvilleconcierge.com or
call them at 904-221-0559.

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