Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Jacksonville
Travel Blogs from Jacksonville
... Cruisers" hands over a brand new single gear bike. So I get a map from the front desk and off I go. It's a beautiful day; sort of like a comfortable warm summers day back home. On the Island there are many cycle paths. These are in great condition and meander through wooded route and skirt past well prepared golf courses. There are cycle lanes on the main roads too. At the bottom (South) of the Island are 2 bridges, which cross the Nassau Sound. The old ...
Yesterday evening I picked up a colleague from Orlando Airport and head for Fernadina Beach. A couple of wrong turns and an hour later we end up back at Orlando. Not good in the slightest. So we take stock and off we go again. Oh did I mention it's a 3 hour drive. To compound matters I miss the Amelia Island turn off. What a dork! We reach the hotel at 11pm. No Sliders Bar ...
... Harbor. Interesting little course, definitely windy, but not very challenging. Played awful anyhow, shot an 83 with 37 on back nine. Dinner that night with Clem and Linda, Ken, and Vicky at Flying Iguana, new place in Atlantic Beach. Good margaritas and some very different tacos. Pretty tasty. Friday night, went to Salt Life Cafe (yep, THAT Salt Life - owned by the ...
Last night we had some bad weather that kicked up heavy waves and pinned us against the dock. We were on the outside pier, exposed, given that our beam of 24' prevented us from being within the protected portion of the marina. I would have preferred being on a mooring, but the wind was preventing us from pulling away from the dock. There is an opening in the weather this evening, so we are heading out again tonight at 10:00.
... that he had admired back in Boston. John was also nice enough to get Tyler some fishing lures, which he was ecstatic about. We finished up with a B-Day cake.
I also made a grocery shopping run with my pack. That was a 4 mile adventure with a 50 pound pack. My bad knee is sore, but it held up. That's a good sign.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center