- 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.
100% 3 votes
2900 Atlantic Ave, Main Beach, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 MoreLess Info
Fernandina Beach is a beach spanning the length of the City of Fernandina. There are over 40 access points to the seashore. The main beach park has concessions, pavilions, public and private showers, wheelchair accessibility and is dog friendly.
A scenic white sand beach on the coast of the Atlantic, Fernandina Beach is a popular destination for swimming, surfing, body boarding, and stand up paddle boarding. The beach also offers opportunities for sun bathing and relaxing.
96% 4507 votes
2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 MoreLess Info
An expertly-preserved 19th-century fort is the center of Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach, Florida. The park is open for day visitors and welcomes campers for overnight excursions. The park allows fishing and is bisected by a six-mile hiking trail.
30% 46 votes
1 Lighthouse Lane, FL MoreLess Info
Located on the highest bluff of Amelia Island is the Amelia Island Lighthouse. The lighthouse is available to visit through tours and is a popular spot for photography and sightseeing.
76% 245 votes
102 St. Marys St West, St. Marys, GA 31558 MoreLess Info
One of the two Trident submarine bases in the world and home to Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, St. Marys Submarine Museum houses an extensive collection of submarine memorabilia which includes numerous artifacts, photographs, paintings, historical documents and more.
The St. Mary's Welcome Center is a hub for visitors wanting to navigate the area's various attractions, restaurants, and points of interest. Visitors can get maps, directions, and advice from the center's knowledgeable staff.
92% 13 votes
107 W Saint Marys Street, St. Marys, GA 31558 MoreLess Info
Accessible via a daily ferry, Cumberland Island National Seashore is home to undeveloped beaches and unique ecosystems, and teeming with wildlife including wild horses. Camping space is limited and reservations should be made in advance.