Travel Guide - The 14th largest
city and the home of the Superbowl 2005 celebration
is the City of Jacksonville, Florida. Within its borders
it houses 800,000 residents. The larger metropolitan
Jacksonville area, which has a population of more
than 1,000,000 residents, covers 841 square miles.
That makes it the largest physical city in the United
States. Another interesting fact about the city is
that it has the largest urban park system in the United
States. There are many areas for recreation and outdoor
activities and it also contains very beautiful scenery.
is the place where a company called Downtown Vision,
Inc in cooperation with downtown business owners decided
to really make the city look nice. In 100 windows
in the downtown area there is works by the local artists
showcased. They appreciate their artists in Jacksonville
Florida and wish to turn the city
into an art gallery. With this increase in artistry
lining the streets of Jacksonville they hope to make
it lively from the colorful pictures the artists paint.
For a great way to see the whole city take the Skyway
monorail (daily 6.30am–7.30pm; 35¢) from
the Convention Center to Hemming Park, a ten-minute
journey at eye level with the high-rise offices.
your visit to Jacksonville Florida FL you
will wish to see the many museums that the city offers
and also enjoy as much nightlife as you can. When
you visit Jacksonville you are up for some great beach
days to enjoy the sunshine and the festivities and
wealth of water sports are available in the area.
It has wonderful dining, art galleries and much in
the way of entertainment. The residents and tourist
alike call it the heart of Northeast Florida.
There are so many things to do in Jacksonville
Florida and for more information
on all the events and tourist attractions that are happening in the city you
can contact the Visitor Information Department at
800-733-2668, Ext. 10, (904)798-9111.