La Quinta Inn & Suites Jacksonville Mandarin

3199 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, Florida, 32257, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $61.00
 

Travel Blogs from Jacksonville

Family Bonding

A travel blog entry by jcopsey

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... waiting patrons. When we got there, the place was brimming with people outside, all waiting to be seated. Our immediate thought was at least an hour wait. Roy went in to put our name on the waiting list and within minutes he reappeared waiving us in. I’m still at a loss for how he managed it, but he claims the young women at the hostess desk took one look at his mustache and after a short conversation, we got moved to the top of the list! ...

Florida History

A travel blog entry by lukeanthhill

2

... to the Indians)
7. Some albino peacocks

Then we went to the old fort, Castillo de San Marcos. This was built in 1695 to protect the town from pirate and other attacks. It was never captured by force. It was star shaped with walls constructed of limestone shell that wouldn't crack. And the walls were over 5m thick on the outside. It had a gun deck lined with canons and sentry posts and a mote.




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The Fort

A travel blog entry by jayneehill4

4

... drove to the fort. It was a big building made out of stone. We went on top and it was a beautiful view but we got sent down because there was thunder and lightening. Then we walked and had a drink.
PS The fort was called Castillo de San Marcos and it's over 300 years ...

Segway Tour and Animal Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by lukeanthhill

4

... br> We saw lions, tigers, leopards, lynx, wolves, hyenas, bobcats and a porcupine. One jaguar had had a good life with his owner and got left there while his owner went on holiday but he never came back so the jaguar suffers from depression. There were more stories like this. All these animals could be walked on a leash.

We weren't allowed to take photos because it would scare the animals.

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Segway Tour and Big Cats

A travel blog entry by jayneehill4

2

... stopped and had a homemade popsicle at the Hypo.

Then we went to the St Augustine Wildlife Reserve. It looks after big cats and lions. A lady bought a lynx for a pet but it was too rough and so she kept it in her garage and just threw it some food now and again. So they rescued it and care for it now. We also saw lions, wolves, tigers, black jaguars, white Bengal tigers, a cheetah, some leopards, bobcats and porcupines.
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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 3199 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, is near The Champions Club at Julington Creek and Westside Regional Park.
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