Welcome to Jacksonville and thank you for your service! If you are looking for the best shopping near your military housing in Jacksonville, you are in luck. Whether you are looking for something unique or looking for one of the big chain stores Jacksonville has about every option and store you could want. The city is large in area but with I-295, I-10, I-95 along with other roads you can get where you need to go conveniently no matter the location of your military apartment. Alright, let's get shopping!
The Beaches Town Center as the name implies is located in the Jacksonville beaches area and offers the opportunity to shop and dine while you are at the beach. You will find many local and unique boutiques for everyone and every style from home goods to jewelry to fashion and everything in between all in the relaxing atmosphere of Neptune and Atlantic Beach. If you are feeling the beach vibe and looking for all things surf, and sand stop by Jax Surf & Paddle.
San Marco is a historic neighborhood just minutes from downtown Jacksonville along the shore of the St. John's River. It is home to many locally-owned boutiques and shops such as Beau Outfitters or Rusted: A Vintage Market. They also have stores for the bride, the runner, kids, or book lovers. Explore the neighborhood and enjoy the sights and eats around the community.
If you are a person that prefers a traditional mall shopping experience the Regency Square Mall is located east of downtown Jacksonville in the Arlington neighborhood. Dillards is the main department store in the mall but you will also find popular stores such as Bath&Body Works, GameStop, and Sports Mania. You will also find places to eat or purchase sweets such as First Coast Cookies.
The biggest on our list is the St. Johns Town Center and it is home to over 175 stores and 20 plus places to eat. It is conveniently located in the southside of Jacksonville near I-95, I-295, and J. Turner Butler Boulevard. You will find stores like Apple, Lego, Peloton, Pottery Barn, and Nordstrom, to name a few. Enough to spend all day there and with all the restaurants and treats in the center, you can easily do just that.
The Markets at Town Center is located right next to the above St. Johns Town Center. It is home to Sprouts Farmers Market, a natural and organic foods grocery store along with other popular stores such as Palmetto Moon, REI, Ulta Beauty. The Markets at Town Center offers options for outdoor dining and community events.
This option is perhaps the furthest away from your Jacksonville military apartment but if you love outlet stores this is a must to check out. Just head south down I-95 to St. John's County the outlets are right off the interstate and feature stores like Under Armour, Sperry, Coach, and Kay Jewelers.
We hope this list gives you a glimpse of the shopping options about Jacksonville's military housing!