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Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport/I-95N

Explore Jacksonville

Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport is close to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, the Museum of Science and History, and the River City Marketplace.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, Fl 32218

The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ Vision is, “Inspiring discovery and appreciation of the Earth’s wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment.”

Museum of Science and History (MOSH)

125 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, Fl 32207

The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) inspires the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history. Call (904) 396-6674 for daily hours of operation, admission pricing and daily specials.

River City Marketplace

13000 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, Fl 32218

River City Marketplace is a 125 acre quasi-regional outdoor shopping mall located south of Airport Road on the east side of Interstate 95. It boasts more than 100 retailers including Wal-Mart, Ross, PetSmart, Michaels, Old Navy, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Office Max, Dollar Tree, Ashley Furniture, Foot Locker, Men's Wearhouse, Ashley Stewarts, Kirkland’s, Lane Bryant, Gander Mountain, rue21 and much more. Restaurants include: BJ’s Brew house, Tijuana Flats, Outback and Mellow Mushroom.

Local Tips

Local Tips

Must See

Discover over 2,000 animals and 1,000 plants at the 73-acre Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Take in picturesque views of the Trout River. Get up close with exotic animals, including lions, white rhinoceros, and elephants, and attend live animal shows. Then head over to the Museum of Science and History and marvel at the stars in the planetarium.

What's New

Explore River City Marketplace – a shopper's paradise and popular destination for locals and travelers alike. This 600,000-square-foot shopping complex is located just across the street and features dozens of upscale major retailers and restaurants. Catch a show, enjoy live music, and embrace the Jacksonville lifestyle at this bustling market.


Let our team know about your transportation needs so we can help make it seamless. Our staff can arrange transportation to the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal. We also offer a free shuttle to Jacksonville International Airport. We are always happy to answer any questions and ready to help arrange travel, purchase tickets, and give directions to local sights. 

Must Do

Soak up the sun at the city's most family-friendly beach spot – Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island. Take a break from your day and enjoy the beauty of the pristine blue waters. Make sure to pack a lunch for a picnic. While you're here, book a tee time and play a round of golf or hunt for treasures at the many antique shops nearby.

Don't Go Home Without

Stroll along Jacksonville's Southbank Riverwalk and take in captivating views from this two-mile-long promenade perched along the St. Johns River. Admire the riverboats passing by, take in a sunset from one of the many benches that line the path, or board a water taxi and explore the best of Jacksonville.