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Budget hotels in Jacksonville
Guests looking for budget accommodation in Jacksonville could consider Extended Stay America - Jacksonville - Riverwalk - Convention Center, which features Basil Thai & Sushi restaurant. A cheaper option would be Tricove Inn & Suites, close to Regency Square, and with free self-parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a sun deck.
Convenience of staying in the city center
To be embraced by the vibrant atmosphere Jacksonville has to offer, consider a hotel closer to the centre, like Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and Omni Jacksonville Hotel. Enjoy your holiday in Jacksonville by choosing Sleep Inn & Suites Jacksonville in West Jacksonville district.
To visit some of Jacksonville's sights, make sure to choose a hotel near Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, such as Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront, a luxury hotel that is situated a 20-minute walk away.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park and Hotel Indigo Jacksonville-Deerwood Park are elegant choices of boutique hotels in Jacksonville. Chain hotel you might consider is Comfort Suites West Jacksonville, within walking distance of Gateway Shopping Center, featuring 141US$.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
Make a reservation at Ramada By Wyndham Jacksonville Hotel & Conference Center or La Quinta Inn & Suites Jacksonville Mandarin if you are on a business trip to Jacksonville. Guests hoping to spend their holiday relaxing in one of Jacksonville's resorts may enjoy staying at Best Western Plus Cecil Field Inn & Suites, situated within walking distance of gardens, a river and parks.
As a sacred Greek fountain - Pierian Spring - fabled to inspire those who drink from it, Jacksonville is almost the same, but in Florida.
It could be the magic of the Trout River located entirely within Jacksonville that inspired Don Estridge, today's "father of the IBM PC" to make decisions that dramatically changed the computer industry. A child of Jacksonville, he converted his hometown into an ''alma mater'' of high-tech with PC knocking at every door in Jacksonville.
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While modern technologies owe their birth to Estridge, the impressive cityscape of Jacksonville and its mainly post-modern architecture is the work of local architect Henry Klutho. Jacksonville has a skyline dominated by the tallest building - the Bank of America Tower with a height of 188m and 42 floors up. Other attractions include;
- Hemming Plaza is a block sized park in the center of downtown Jacksonville
- Fort Caroline National Memorial, the French fort destroyed by Spanish troops from St. Augustine
- Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a home to a large number of contemporary art exhibits
- The Jacksonville Landing, a festival gathering place located downtown on the north bank of the St. Johns River
Even more to be noted about the Jacksonville Landing as besides a site for concerts, political rallies or other events it serves as an open-air mall with great places for romantic walks in the evening. Meanwhile, hot summer days in Jacksonville fit best with time at the beach.
Where to go sunbathing? Jacksonville has three beach towns that generally blend together in sandy mix. But one of them to be especially noted - it is to the south and named Ponte Vedra Beach, where many celebrities and sport stars live including actor Gene Hackman and the NFL's Mark Brunell.
However, luxury houses privately owned by rich and famous weren't always dotted along the St Johns River. More than 6000 years ago, the area was inhabited by the Timucuan Indians and Europeans arrived only in 1562 when expedition by French Huguenot explorer Jean Ribalt was conducted. After this, just like today wealthy northerners came there to escape from cold winters.
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