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It's been hot since April and summer already feels like it's in full swing. Summer doesn't even officially kick off until June 21st! But it doesn't have to be a drag while you endure in those heat waves! Jacksonville is a fairly young city, growing in population and in things to do.
From the magnificent St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal Waterway and many lakes, Jacksonville has awesome ways to keep cool and refreshed in the Florida heat. Surf, swim or just lay out on Little Talbot beach.
Feeling adventurous? Enjoy Jacksonville's Zoo and Gardens for a day or go swimming with the dolphins at the Marineland Dolphin Adventure. Go fishing off the coast or visit the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. Enjoy a beautiful day at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens or at the Fort Matanzas National Monument. Visit Jacksonville has tons of things to do in your area.
Just 15 minutes from UNF is the Jacksonville Landing. This popular center has so much to do! The Landing offers a variety of restaurants to satisfy your cravings, to shops and boutiques, to live entertainment and weekly events. Click the link for more information on The Landing's event calendar.
Having fun in Jacksonville during the summer break isn't hard. With events, the beautiful beaches and great local sites to explore, you can enjoy every bit of Jacksonville life's pleasures.