The most populous city in the US state of Florida, Jacksonville is centered
on the banks of the St. John's River in the First Coast region. The city is
affluent in cultural and historical heritage and is also endowed with
modern sounds, sights, and experiences to be enjoyed by tourists. Some of
the top attractions to be checked out in Jacksonville include Cummer Museum
of Art, MOSH (The Museum of Science and History), Jacksonville Zoo and
Things to do in Jacksonville
Cummer Museum of Art
One of the best art museums in Florida, Cummer Museum of Art is home to one
of the best art collections in the Southeast. It also features the Wark
Collection of early Meissen Porcelain. Cummer Museum of Art is surrounded
by finely-manicured gardens with serene reflecting pools, antique
ornaments, ornate fountains, and eye-catching sculptures.
MOSH (The Museum of Science and History)
Located on the famous Southbank Riverwalk, MOSH (The Museum of Science and
History) features a variety of outstanding permanent and temporary exhibits
focusing on science and local history. Signature exhibits at MOSH (The
Museum of Science and History) include 'Dinosaurs Unearthed," which is an
interactive exhibition boasting life-sized dinosaurs, and "Brain Teasers",
boasting brain-boosting skills to explore the innermost workings of mind.
One of the top attractions in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Zoo features a
unique walking safari during which visitors can see zoo's more than 2,000
animals and 1,000 exotic plant species. The zoo offers a real family
adventure with an array of animal species including tigers, kangaroos,
apes, and more.
Best Time to Fly to Jacksonville
The best times to book your flights from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville
are from March to May and September to November. These are the shoulder
seasons with pleasant weather, as well as fewer tourists and you can book
your flights from FLL to JAX in lower prices than the summer months.