Frequently Asked Questions

A lot of people are asking me different questions about how is life in Jacksonville, and other stuff that will help their trip. So, I compiled the FAQ I encounter, and I hope I’ll be able to answer all your inquiries.

Are there excellent beaches in Jacksonville?

Yes, there is a lot to choose from. Even though Jacksonville is a bustling city, it has 22 miles of white sand beaches. The top three beach areas are Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, and Jacksonville Beach.

When is the best time to travel to Jacksonville?

Jacksonville is located in Northeast Florida, and it pretty much has a constant subtropical climate. I can say that it depends on what kind of experience you are looking for. If you want to get tanned, visit between June to August, but if you are looking to get an early glimpse of spring, then visit during late January. Overall, Jacksonville is pleasant throughout the year.

How big is Jacksonville? Population?

Jacksonville is a huge city. How huge exactly? 2,265 km², the largest city in terms of land area in the contiguous United States. 880,619 people as of 2016 including me live here. (2016).

How much money do I need to prepare for my travel to Jacksonville?

Again, it all depends on how long you will stay, and what kind of traveler of you. But, for two people with average travel lifestyle, I would say that $500 can get you covered for 2-3 days.

Can you swim in Jacksonville, Florida in March?

No, unless you want to swim in a freezing 62 degrees Fahrenheit or 17 degrees Celcius.

Can you surf in Jacksonville, Florida?

Yes, Ma’am and Sir. In fact, Jacksonville is home to the best surfing beaches in Florida. Thousands of tourist gather every year to surf the dangerous yet perfect waves of Jacksonville.

Where is Costco in Jacksonville, Florida?

As far as I know, there are only two Costco in JAX,kind of surprise actually.
1st store: E Jackson Warehouse

2nd store: W Jackson Warehouse

Where is Ikea in Jacksonville, Florida?

Ikea is new to Jacksonville. Opening its first and only store in 2017. It is located at 7801 Gate Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Can you live in Jacksonville without a car?

I’ll be honest, the simple answer is no.

Is Jacksonville a city?

Yes, it is a city. Jacksonville is a city just like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.