Holiday Inn Express - Jacksonville Beach
Travel Blogs from Jacksonville Beach
... of a detour round a slightly ropey part of town when the sat nav went a bit wrong, we parked up on Laura Street (!) and followed the map we had with all the events on it. Throughout the part of town we were in (Jacksonville is the biggest city in the US based on square miles but it's all very spread out- like lots of little towns grouped together in to a city) shops and cafés were open showing the work of local artists, jewellery makers,sculptors etc. ...
... back bigger, I just hope it's muscle and not fat. At least that's what Laura's told me anyway. I finally got fed up of not being able to make any proper food though and bought a skillet which is like an electric heated pan and lid, which can apparently roast, grill, fry and stew. So I'll finally be able to take advantage of the tempting steaks in the supermarket. Shopping here is really cheap as all of the shopping on base is tax free. Unfortunately this also extends to the ...
We had a great day touring St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the United States. We took the trolley around and really enjoyed seeing this beautiful city. Yesterday it rained all day but today was clear if a little cool.
Never knew that the history of United States really started here. This colony started before Jamestown. Ponce de Leon was not looking for the Fountain of Youth, he was looking for gold for the King of Spain.
... didn't have to go on my first day, but definitely by my second, so I made sure I didn't go against her command!) and also scouted out the on base supermarket. It eventually turned out to be hidden behind a B&Q come Debenhams come Bargain Booze all in one shop, but my detour wasn't in vain as I found 1 litre of gin for $10 and a whole aisle dedicated to rum! I went to the shop after finishing work mid afternoon but having had no lunch it ...
... girl is holding a surfboard and looks uncomfortable. The photographer is prettier, in all honesty, but being a bikini model is about more than looks. I walk around them.
The ocean is rough, and looks to be a little over halfway between low and high tides, so there aren't the small lakes that I experienced the day before. A mother chides her child for getting in the water, then for getting in the sand, and I wanted to ask why she ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility