Jacksonville, which is Florida's largest city in terms of population, is one of the most crowded cities in America. Jacksonville, the 14th largest city in the United States of America, reaches up to the northernmost territory of the state of Florida and it is also the largest city in America in terms of the surface area. Located in the city center, the Maxwell House Coffee Plant spreads the smell of coffee all over the city wherever the wind blows. There is a warm and mild climate in Jacksonville. It often rains in the city, even in the most arid months. The culinary culture of Jacksonville is renowned for its delicious restaurants offering the cuisines of different countries for different tastes. You can have a feast by tasting fresh vegetables and delicious meats and fish at the restaurants which offer almost every kinds of dish of all cuisines. It should also be noted that the taste of fish is among the indispensables of the locals as Jacksonville is close to shore.
In Jacksonville, which offers a wide variety of desserts as well, you can also taste simple and milky desserts. You should visit the museums and old churches in the city whose streets are as clean as a new pin. You can walk around the malls in Jacksonville and take a glance at the clothes of different brands. The swing-span bridge is also worth seeing in Jacksonville. The sea can be a little wavy near the Jacksonville Beach because it is on the ocean shore; however, its water is crystal clear insomuch that you can get addicted.
You can easily reach the city centre from Jacksonville International Airport by taking a taxi or using the shuttle services available. Find out whether your hotel provides shuttle services.
If planning to hire a vehicle during your trip, you can get a deal with one of the car rental companies located in the airport and drive to the city centre. If you prefer public transportation, the metrobus is a viable alternative.
You can find a taxi stand downstairs at the arrival terminal’s baggage claim area. The journey to the city centre takes on average 15 minutes.
There are 7 different car rental companies in the airport. You can save time by reaching an agreement with a car rental company prior to your flight. Your rented vehicle will be parked at the ground floor of the airport car park facility. Take the Interstate 95 North (I-95 N) from the airport to the city centre. You can reach the city centre in 17 minutes in normal traffic conditions.
It is possible to get to the city centre in about an hour and a half by using buses 3 or 51 from the bus station outside of the arrivals terminal, and then by transferring to bus no. 1.
The shuttle service providers are located downstairs at the baggage claim area. You can reach the city centre comfortably with a shuttle service. A limousine service is also on offer for travellers that enjoy luxury. Be aware of chauffeurs that are not employed by the airport’s authorized service companies.
Some hotels in Jacksonville pick up guests that have already reserved a room in advance from the airport. Some hotels provide this service free of charge, but this service can also be costlier than a taxi.