- 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.
The 4.2-acre Bird Island Park includes a two-acre pond with a viewing pavilion and boardwalk. The northern Florida ecosystem is represented in several areas of the park, and there is a turtle-shaped maze, storytelling area, sculptures, and children's playground.
100% 1 votes
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 MoreLess Info
With a number of exhibits and events, The Cultural Center At Point Vedra Beach has a cultural hub in the city. Events include conservation tours and workshops, exhibits include pieces from local and global artists.
Kelly's Seahorse Ranch is the only state-endorsed horse ranch located on the beach in Florida. This family-owned ranch offers rides on their private beach, all year long, with an access trail to the beaches of Amelia Island State Park.
94% 48 votes
3175 S Ponte Vedra Beach Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 MoreLess Info
A short drive from Jacksonville, Serenata Beach Club offers many fun activities for its members to enjoy including a swimming pool, beach access and fitness center. Its beautiful locale with breathtaking views is also ideal for weddings, business conferences and other events.
93% 28 votes
85091 Amagansett Drive, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 MoreLess Info
Amelia Island Charter Fishing offers for rental two boats and a fishing expert, which can guide the visitor to the best spots. It is both a learning experience for children and amateurs and a fun sport for those already initiated.
100% 47 votes
6800 First Coast Highway, FL MoreLess Info
Segway of Amelia Island offers a unique and relaxing way to enjoy the sights of Amelia Island Plantation. Guests can rent segways, a self-balancing device that moves easily with the riders body for ease of travel.
Multiple athletic facilities are the primary focus of Davis Park, such as five soccer fields, four softball fields, six baseball fields, one tee ball field, and three football fields. There are also non-sporting activity features like four stocked fishing ponds, a playground, and two dog parks.
94% 16 votes
1109 1/2 Ponte Vedra Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 MoreLess Info
Mickler's Beach is well-equipped with showers and toilets and is a favored spot for relaxing, dog-walking, combing for shark teeth or fishing on the coast. The location is also home to giant sea turtles.
76% 118 votes
7500 First Coast Hwy, FL 32034 MoreLess Info
Located within the Amelia Island State Park is the family-owned Kelly Seahorse Ranch. The ranch provides one-hour, guided tours of gentle seaside horseback riding that departs from the ranch and offers breathtaking views of the local dunes and beach.