Getting outside at Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park, in Jacksonville, Florida

Need a quick and nearby escape into the woods in the heart of the city? Look no further! Located on the west side of Jacksonville, near the naval air base, is the Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park. Managed by the City of Jacksonville, this local park boasts an interesting history and quite pretty landscape. From…

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Learning about Jax Natural History at the Museum of Science + History (MOSH), in Jacksonville, Florida

Located near the heart of downtown Jacksonville is the Museum of Science and History, or MOSH as it’s more affectionately known. I’d been meaning to go to MOSH ever since I first moved to Jacksonville (or Jax) ever since I moved here nearly 2 years ago because I’m a huge fan of museums, especially science…

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Local places that I want to visit this summer, in Jacksonville, Florida

With the prices of gas and general travel commodities skyrocketing (gas is nearly $5.00 USD as I write this on June 12, 2022!), I’m looking for more local excursions in my current city, Jacksonville, Florida. I had originally planned to make more visits to Orlando, Gainesville, Savannah and even places a little further away, but…

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I Saw the Broadway Musical Waitress! in Jacksonville, Florida

For the 2021-22 season finale of Broadway in Jacksonville, the musical Waitress came for one night – and one night only! I’ll be honest – I didn’t originally buy tickets for this show. They were pretty pricey and I’d already conceded to the fact that Anastasia would be my last show of the season… but…

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I Saw Anastasia on Broadway! in Jacksonville, Florida

As a child of the 90’s, I was obsessed with animated movie “Anastasia.” And especially being a young girl, I dreamed of being like young Ana and becoming a “lost princess” from a royal dynasty. As a fully grown young woman… I’m still obsessed. It’s just “matured” to obsessing over the Broadway version of the…

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FREE Things to do in Jacksonville, Florida!

Travelling on a budget? There are surprisingly quite a few *free* things that you can do in Jacksonville for free. Here’s a list of some of my favorites! Beach This one is kind of a no-brainer. Jacksonville has four main beaches: Atlantic, Neptune, Jax, and Ponte Vedra beaches. My personal favorite is Jax Beach. It’s…

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Walking the Southern Jacksonville Riverwalk, Florida

If you ever find yourself in Jacksonville along the southern edge of the St. Johns River, across from downtown, I highly recommend walking the Southern Riverwalk. It’s located right across the river from downtown, near the MOSH science museum and Treaty Oak Park that I’ve previously written about. There’s beautiful views of downtown and the…

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A morning spent kayaking with manatees in Blue Springs State Park, Florida

One of my new favorite places in Florida is Blue Spring State Park! It’s a super popular spot for tourists and locals alike, which proves just how incredible it is. The park is located about 40 minutes north of Orlando, about 2 hours south from Jacksonville. It costs anywhere from $3-10 per person and per…

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