Photos by Visit Jacksonville.
to catch a break from your Tree Farm while in Jacksonville? Make plans
to stay a couple of days before or after the convention to check out
Jacksonville's 20+ miles of white-sand beaches, 70+ public and private
golf courses, and more than 100,000 acres of regional park land!
History, art, sports, and culture have also made their respective marks
on the city of Jacksonville, so no matter what your interests are
outside of your tree farm, you are sure to find a reason to stay and
June, the average high in Jacksonville is 89 degrees and the average
low is 70 degrees. Typically, the summer days are full of sunshine, and
some afternoons will produce short "pop-up" rain showers to cool things
off going into the evening.
Getting to Jacksonville is easy! There are over 200 daily arrivals and departures from the Jacksonville International Airport, or you can take a train to Amtrak's Jacksonville station. Road warriors can easily reach Jacksonville from any of Jacksonville's major interstates.
Take a day-trip before or after the Convention to one of the many regional attractions near Jacksonville:
- Explore the beautiful Live Oaks, marshlands, and beaches on Amelia Island, Florida (30 minutes).
- Visit St. Augustine, Florida's historical landmarks (40 minutes).
- Tour historical Savannah, Georgia's beautiful urban gardens (2 hours).
- Take your family on a trip to Orlando, Florida that they won't forget (2 hours).
- Discover the history, hospitality, and home cooking of Charleston, South Carolina (4 hours).
- Cruise to the Bahamas from Jacksonville's JAXPORT Cruise Terminal
Need some help planning your visit to Jacksonville? Be sure to check out these links:
- Jacksonville's Convention and Visitor's Bureau
- CVB's Welcome Page for the 2012 National Tree Farmer Convention
- Itinerary Ideas
Photos credit Visit Jacksonville