Jacksonville is one of the most exciting cities in the Southeast. The thriving city borders the Atlantic Ocean
in northeast Florida and is home to almost one million people. The beautiful waterways are the signature
of Jacksonville and the miles of glistening beaches are the crown jewel. The "River City by
the Sea" boasts more than 20 miles of wide and uncrowded beaches,
close to 40 miles of the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway canal, and the longest stretch of the beautiful St. Johns River. On land, Jacksonville is the largest city in land mass in the contiguous Unites States and home to the largest urban park system in the nation, with 10 state
and national parks.
Jacksonville boasts a breathtaking skyline with skyscrapers along the river, spanned by rows of grand
bridges that embodies how the city embraces its residents. Jacksonville is the insurance and financial
center of Florida, in addition to being a destination for millions of visitors.
Jacksonville is home to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and hosted the 2005 Superbowl.
There is an abundance of world-class sports, arts, and music in Jacksonville and it supports a culture
fun-loving, active and adventurous people. Jacksonville also features incredible shopping and entertainment centers such as The Jacksonville Landing, St. Johns Town Center, Riverside Arts
Market, Avenues Mall, The River City Marketplace and historic San Marco Square.
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