- The list below includes 65 free or cheap things to do in or near Jacksonville, Florida, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Movie Theaters, Art Museum and Parks.
- From Little Talbot Island State Park to Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Jacksonville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Jacksonville Beach, Orange Park, Ponte Vedra Beach and Fernandina Beach.
Comprising historic sites of the civil rights movement, the Freedom Trail highlights various historic buildings and locales, including the Historic Excelsior School, originally the first high school for blacks in the city and now the city's first African American Museum.
With The Tasting Tours, visitors can explore the culinary stops of the city and sample food like pasta, salad, and desserts. The tour also stops at a wine shop where visitors are guided through a flight of wines.
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112 Riberia Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084 MoreLess Info
The St Augustine Distillery Company is a distillery that produces gin, vodka, rum, and small batches of whiskey. The company offers free distillery tours that begin every 30 minutes and include a free tasting.
Old City refers to the city's historic district, which has the distinction of being one of the oldest cities in the country. Area attractions include Castillo de San Marcos, Lightner museum, and various shops, restaurants, and bars, as well as several beaches and parks.
Visitors can catch red snapper, flounder, and shark on a guided fishing trip with Fish Master Charters. The captain takes visitors on a sight seeing tour of the islands near St. Mary before heading off to the fishing spots.
The Ximenez-Fatio House is a museum that was built as a home and place of business in 1798. Today the house operates as a period museum from the 18th century, and is open to visitors Tuesday through Saturday.
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81 Lighthouse Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084 MoreLess Info
With the tower built in 1875 and measuring 214 steps up, the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum is dedicated to the area's history, with exhibits from the shipwrecks, and a local marina where boats are still being built. It also has a children area.