In an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, we are all staying home (as best as we can) and dreaming of our next getaway, when it is safe to once again be outside and spend time together. In the meantime, you can keep your Jacksonville travel dreams alive by exploring the sunny Northeast Florida destination with all its exciting attractions, parks, boutiques, restaurants and hotels from the comfort of your own couch with a new #JaxFromHome Virtual Experience Hub.
While we all practice social-isolation you can go to www.visitjacksonville.com and travel virtually to Jax!
- Watch the 360-degree Immersive Videos:
- You can ride your first wave in Jacksonville Beach, reel in a big one on the Intracoastal Waterway, enjoy a concert by the Jacksonville Symphony and go hiking at the Timucuan Preserve, all in your pajamas. It’s the next best thing to being here in Jax!
- Check out live camera feeds from across Jacksonville including a live look at the beaches, Downtown Jacksonville, the surf report and the historic Riverside neighbourhood. You can’t be outside, but you can still enjoy the views!
- Follow the #JaxFromHome hashtag on social media (@visit_jax) to discover all the creative ways the local hospitality industry is still doing business:
- Curbside pickup at local restaurants.
- Live Instagram and Facebook watch parties at local attractions including the Jacksonville Zoo and Catty Shack Ranch.
- Virtual classes from top chefs, artists and entertainers.
- Discover the best spots to purchase gift cards to local businesses to use now or later.
- Use the Virtual Trip Planner on the website which lets you explore the site and save your favourite things to do & see, then you can print them out and have your Jacksonville visit ready for when it is safe to travel.
- Follow the Virtual Events Calendar to find out all the fun online events Jacksonville’s attractions have planned.
- Check out the Now & Later #onlyinjax Deals for ways to shop now for your future Jacksonville trip.
- The website also has fun resources to keep you entertained! Check out our printable Word Search Puzzles.
All these virtual Jacksonville travel resources are available on www.visitjacksonville.com/virtual-experience-hub/, you can access it from your home computer or smartphone.
About Visit Jacksonville
Visit Jacksonville is a Destinations International accredited Destination Marketing Organization contracted by the Duval County Tourist Development Council (TDC) to champion the growth of business and leisure tourism in Jacksonville. For a closer look at all, there is to see and do in Jacksonville, go to www.VisitJacksonville.com or contact USA 800-733-2668.