Where to Stay
HOTEL IN THE HEART OF JACKSONVILLE
Sheraton Jacksonville welcomes travelers to northeast Florida with spacious accommodations, gracious service, and excellent amenities. Benefit from our proximity to local points of interest like downtown Jacksonville, the St. Johns Town Center and an array of top golf courses or spend a day soaking up the sun on Jacksonville’s pristine beaches. Sheraton Jacksonville offers a variety of meeting and event spaces. Whether you’re traveling to Jacksonville for business or for pleasure, the Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel is an inspired choice.
LUXURY RESORT ACCOMMODATIONS IN ATLANTIC BEACH
Situated on the sweeping white sands and sparkling waves of the Atlantic Ocean, One Ocean Resort is a refuge for relaxation. We beckon guests with luxurious amenities and lavish suites featuring views of the rolling surf that is the signature of the Atlantic Ocean. Upon your arrival, a personal concierge greets you by name and escorts you down ornately lit halls to your room.
DOWNTOWN HOTEL IN JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront is located adjacent to the city’s iconic Main Street Bridge, providing panoramic river views and walkable access to the heart of downtown. Our hotel leverages the largest function space in Northeast Florida, relaxing views from hotel rooms and meeting spaces, and new lobby concepts that foster connections and energize travelers.
CONTEMPORARY LUXURY ON JACKSONVILLE’S RIVERWALK
Situated in the heart of downtown, this luxury hotel connects you with Jacksonville’s most popular cultural and business districts. Relax poolside with dramatic views of the river and skyline or at the newly renovated J Bar and Juliette’s. With convenient access to TIAA Field, Times Union Center, Memorial Arena, Jacksonville Landing, and other popular attractions, Omni Jacksonville puts you in the midst of the excitement of the River City.
BOUTIQUE STYLE JACKSONVILLE HOTEL INFUSED WITH LOCAL CHARACTER
Discover a stylish boutique hotel that reflects the culture and vibe of Jacksonville, FL. From the modern architecture to the local cuisine, Hotel Indigo Jacksonville-Deerwood Park is a retreat infused with the spirit of the Florida Coast. Relax in stylish rooms and suites with wood floors and spa-inspired bathrooms with Aveda products. Feel inspired by our contemporary design, featuring reflections of Jacksonville’s unique past in an exhilarating atmosphere.
STAY LONGER WITH US
Make memories at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, where southern charm, magnificent scenery, and casually elegant surroundings exemplify the gentle ambiance of this barrier island’s luxury beachfront resort. At The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, let us make time stand still for a day, a week, forever.
CELEBRATED AS ONE OF THE GREAT FLORIDA RESORTS
A refuge for recreation, romance and reflection; a family vacation favorite; and, a premier year-round option for weddings, social events, business meetings, year-round corporate retreats and incentive outings.
RELAX IN OCEANFRONT LUXURY
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is nestled on 1,350 acres at the tip of a barrier island just off the Northeast Florida coast. Enjoy luxurious oceanfront accommodations, world-class resort pools, championship golf, a full-service spa, endless dining options, and family-friendly activities. If meetings are on your agenda, we offer the largest conference center on the island with versatile meeting space and state-of-the-art technology.
EXPERIENCE THE PREMIER PONTE VEDRA BEACH RESORT HOTEL
Discover the ultimate getaway at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa. From a pristine and private beach to world-class golf and spa, Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa is the perfect getaway for both business and pleasure. If work brings you here, you’ll be delighted with our expansive indoor and outdoor venues, as we offer over 61,000 square feet of versatile function space. Whether joining us for vacation, business, or a little of both, we look forward to welcoming you to our resort.
EASY TO REACH, HARD TO FORGET
Comprised of centuries-old live oaks, saltwater marshes, pristine beaches, and surrounded by the beautiful expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, the Amelia Island Plantation exemplifies the perfect balance of modern luxury and environmental sensitivity. Enjoy a vast array of culinary delights, quaint downtown boutiques, outdoor recreational activities, and altogether breathtaking moments. With so much to experience in such a picturesque setting, it’s easy to understand why so many visitors end up making Amelia Island their permanent home. Isn’t it time you experienced the beauty for yourself?
Where to Eat
Today, we keep the flame of the Gaucho culture alive. Still using the same methods of roasting succulent meats by using natural wood charcoal and rock sea salt we preserve a centuries-old tradition of the Southern Brazilian Gaucho. Combining the culinary experience our partners have gathered over the years, we present you a truly authentic dining experience.
FRENCH BISTRO SERVING SOUTHERN INFLUENCES
Jonathan Insetta, Jason Eddy, and Michael McKinney, along with an outstanding crew, strive to provide a warm, genuine dining experience without pretense in a bustling, fun atmosphere with smiling, attentive service.
COMFORT FOOD WITH A MODERN TWIST
Maple Street was started by Scott Moore and Gus Evans, and they built it right here in Jacksonville, Florida. They opened their doors on November 8, 2012, to a community with open arms and hungry tummies. Walking into every Maple Street, you should be walking into a culture created around the idea of just that. You’ll notice a lot of community style seating for you to meet your neighbor, or if you are visiting, meeting the locals
BETTER IS ALWAYS IN SEASON
Seasons 52 is on a mission—a mission to provide a better way to eat. That starts with food that is full-flavored and satisfies your cravings. By sourcing ingredients at their peak of freshness, our chefs are able to transform them into memorable dishes all year round. We think you’ll taste the difference once you’re here. Because when we say better, we mean it.
Black Sheep Restaurant is a modern American restaurant located in the historic Five Points district of Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood. Our philosophy is simple: use fresh, local ingredients to create handcrafted food and cocktails, and deliver both with gracious service. We offer a full bar, signature cocktails, craft beers, and an excellent wine list — not to mention a rooftop bar and lounge with beautiful views of Riverside, Downtown, and the St. Johns River.
SLIP AWAY FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE MEAL
Welcome to Marker 32, where you can leave the world behind and enjoy the meal of your life with someone you love. From our classically-trained chefs to our friendly, knowledgeable bar and wait staff, everybody at Marker 32 works together to ensure that you feel right at home and make fond, lasting memories.
20 YEARS OF ELEVATING FINE DINING IN JACKSONVILLE
Set in the heart of historic San Marco, Chef de Cuisine Chef Alex Yim and his team use the French technique for creating artfully plated classically-inspired French and Mediterranean dishes using the highest quality farm to table ingredients and sustainable seafood. Expertly trained staff offer impeccable service in a relaxed, refined ambiance along with knowledgeable wine and food pairings from our vast wine collection. Not to be missed are the flavorful and inventive desserts for a sweet finish to your evening.
REDEFINING “EATING ASIAN” IN THE STATES
From day one, the food was at the core of Hawkers Asian Street Fare—generations of Asian street food recipes have been passed down, some of which are still served on the streets of Asia. But there had to be more. We wanted to build a restaurant that would tell the story of the hawker experience in a subtle and design-conscious way. We wanted great drinks to pair with great food. Most importantly, we wanted to create a place that was high-energy, but approachable in a t-shirt or a sports coat.
CONTEMPORARY TAKE ON THE CLASSIC STEAKHOUSE
III Forks Steakhouse, conveniently located between the beach and downtown offers seven exciting fine dining rooms designed to capture the unique feel and attitude of Jacksonville. The Captain’s Room is the choice for business and social events that want to utilize the large drop-down projection screen and audio system. The Poker Room provides a spectacular patio view and a private environment. Enjoy the sensations of the Patio Lounge with its cozy fireplace and shimmering fountains.
MODERN CASUAL DINING & HANDCRAFTED WINE
Cooper’s Hawk has created a modern, casual dining experience with warm hospitality in an inviting upscale setting. Our culinary team has designed a contemporary American menu infused with flavors from around the world. Each dish is made fresh in our scratch kitchen, incorporating peak-of-season ingredients, and listed with a bin number to guide you to your selection’s perfect wine match.
STEAK, SEAFOOD, & ROOFTOP VIEWS
The name “Cowford Chophouse” is a nod to the original name of Jacksonville, given in honor of the narrow point in the St. Johns River where settlers would ford the river with their cattle. Today, guests can gaze across that same river to enjoy Southbank skyline views from Downtown Jacksonville’s only steakhouse and rooftop lounge. The Cowford Chophouse leadership team brings decades of hospitality experience to Downtown Jacksonville.
Where to Play
ONE-OF-A-KIND EXPERIENTIAL CONCEPT
Topgolf blends technology and entertainment, golfers and non-golfers, children and adults – to create an experience that makes socializing a sport for everyone. No matter the occasion or who you share it with, we believe every great time starts with play, is fueled by food and beverage, moved by music and made possible through the community. Every Topgolf venue features dozens of high-tech, climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort, a chef-inspired menu for year-round deliciousness and hundreds of Associates eager to help create the moments that matter.
WALKING SAFARI IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA
Escape to the Jacksonville Zoo. Discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing and changing daily and is dedicated to consistently improving. The Zoo has something for everyone with more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 varieties of plants. Whether you are a visitor to Florida’s First Coast or a lifetime resident, we invite you to experience the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens through interactions with people, wildlife and the environment
ENGAGE & INSPIRE THROUGH THE ARTS, GARDENS & EDUCATION
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is a vital community partner that reaches out to diverse audiences through outstanding artistic offerings, dynamic learning experiences, and opportunities to participate in the beauty of the natural world. The Museum is an environment in which joy and discovery infuse all that we do. Arts, gardens, and education converge to create meaningful personal experiences and open a world of new possibilities.
HISTORY THROUGH THE LION’S STORYTELLER
You can explore the grounds at Kingsley Plantation, which include the slave quarters, barn, waterfront, plantation house, kitchen house, and interpretive garden. The visitor contact station/bookstore is located in a 1920s building adjacent to the plantation buildings.
SCIENCE & HISTORY BROUGHT TO LIFE
Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History makes science, history, and innovation accessible for all! Whatever your age or interest, there’s always something to see and explore across three levels of exciting exhibits. From interactive, award-winning favorites like Currents of Time and Atlantic Tails to the Florida Naturalist’s Center, which houses animals that are native to Northeast Florida, there is something for all ages to discover. Indulge your imagination with a science or live animal show, or explore distant galaxies in one of our planetarium programs. When visiting Northeast Florida’s only science and history museum, there is no limit to what you can discover!
ANCIENT DUNES, PRISTINE BEACHES, & A SECLUDED BARRIER ISLAND
Little Talbot Island is one of a handful of undeveloped barrier islands remaining in Northeast Florida. Boasting more than five miles of pristine beaches and three miles of bike trails, Little Talbot’s untouched natural beauty and diverse ecosystems beg to be explored. There is, of course, the white sand and rolling surf typical of many high energy costs. But there is also the eroding sun-bleached roots and fallen trunks of cedar and palm that create a linear tapestry of natural sculptures.
THE ART OF THE COCKTAIL
Welcome to Dos Gatos – Jacksonville’s original cocktail lounge. Located Downtown, directly across from the historic Florida Theatre, you’ll find the art of the cocktail on full display nightly by a well-trained cadre of cocktail artists. Dos Gatos is strictly 21+, don’t even try!
SPEAKEASY ATTITUDE WITH COZY ATMOSPHERE
The Volstead opened on NYE 2013 in Downtown Jacksonville. We are dedicated to bringing unrivaled drink quality and service to a discerning crowd of grown-ups. Our talented bartenders create tantalizing handcrafted cocktails that will intrigue both your palate and your senses. Since opening, The Volstead has quickly become one of Jacksonville’s best-loved bars based on its inspired cocktails, speakeasy attitude and cozy atmosphere.