American Red Cross Volunteer Life Saving Corps Station, an Art Moderne landmark designed by Jefferson Davis Powell
Established in 1884, Jacksonville Beach has developed for over a century. The unique culture, history and traditions make this destination more than just your average beach stay. Celebrations like the Opening of the Beaches are deeply rooted in the city at large. Composed of an assortment of architectural styles giving the community a strong sense of place and an identity all its own.
Jacksonville International Airport (IATA: JAX) . Jacksonville International Airport is the primary commercial airport in Northeast Florida, with scheduled service offered by American Airlines, Delta Airlines, jetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. The airport is located approximately 15 miles north of downtown. The airport has one terminal building, with ticketing on the upper "Departures" level and baggage claim and ground transportation on the lower "Arrivals" level. There are two areas for ground transportation, at the center front for taxis and area hotel shuttles, and at the north end (outside of Baggage Carousel 1) for Pre-Arranged Ground Transportation, including limousines, Rental Cars, intercity buses/shuttles, and local JTA city buses. Airline gates radiate from three concourses, A, B, and C which all funnel through one central security screening area. Generally arriving one hour before a flight's scheduled departure is plenty of time, but during major holidays, such as Thanksgiving, allow one and a half to two hours.
Best Western Oceanfront, 305 North First St, ☎ +1 904 249-4949, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 12PM. Oceanfront hotel offering a variety of room types to accommodate different budgets. They offer a complimentary breakfast, a swimming pool and free wired and wireless Internet access.
Holiday Inn Express - Jacksonville Beach, 1101 Beach Blvd, ☎ +1 904 435-3000, e-mail: email@example.com. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 12PM. Newest hotel in town. Offers spacious accommodations, flat panel TVs, iPod clock radios, complimentary hot breakfast, a swimming pool, complimentary shuttle service to/from the beaches and the Mayo Clinic Hospital, hot tub, pet friendly accommodations and free wired and wireless Internet access.