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15 Day Trips From Jacksonville You Can Plan This Weekend

  • February 22, 2023
  • | 10:49 AM

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Sometimes you just need a mini-vacay to keep things fresh. We get it! That’s why we’ve curated this ultimate guide to fun and unique day trips from Jacksonville you can do to keep things adventurous during your week.

Want to roam with the horses or take a dip in some crystal-clear springs? North Florida has so much nature and wonder to explore you’ll never run out of fun experiences and destinations.

So pack light because these day trips from Jacksonville are all about some bite-sized adventure…

Want to see our experience at Driftwood Beach? Watch here!

Jekyll Island is so beautiful and there is so much to see! Check out our experience at Driftwood Beach in Jeykll Island from our YouTube Channel!

Watch our day in Amelia Island & Fernandina Beach here!

We spent the day in Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach recently and “vlogged” our day. Check out our Youtube video of some of our favorite places to visit to start planning your island staycation!

Watch Our Day At Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens!

We had such a wonderful time visiting the Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens! This  beautiful botanical oasis features amazing cascading waterfalls, over 50 different garden displays, lively koi ponds, and countless breathtaking views!

Want to see our experience at Silver Glen Springs? Watch here!

If you don’t know this already, we love the springs in Florida! And there is nothing like experiencing Silver Glen Springs in person. Check out our experience here from our YouTube Channel!

Want to see our experience at Ginnie Springs? Watch here!

There is nothing like experiencing the bright blue waters at Ginnie Springs with a group of friends or your significant other. You can go for the day and float own the springs or stay over the weekend on their campgrounds. Check out our experience here from our YouTube Channel.

Watch our experience at Ichetucknee Springs!

Whether you want to float down the springs or camp out on the campgrounds, they have it all! Check out our experience on our YouTube Channel!

Want to know about more Natural Springs in Florida?

If you’re thinking about taking a pilgrimage to one of Florida’s mystical springs, we’ve got you covered. We’ve created a list of unique springs around Jacksonville that you can plan your weekend around!

Want to see our experience at Fort Clinch? Watch here!

When visiting Fort Clinch State Park, you get to see all kinds of history from the Civil War and beautiful views of the beach! Check out our experience here!

Tag us in your posts!

If you take a road trip to any of these spots mentioned above, be sure to tag us on Instagram or Facebook in your photos and use the hashtag #StuffToDoinJax! We love seeing the community adventure outside of Jacksonville, so keep sharing your adventures with us!

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If I'm not traveling for fall foliage, lattes, concerts, or theme parks then you can find me in JAX, FL♡...

Contributing curators

Kayla Fosegan
  • Becca McCandless

Contributing curators