Travel Information – Northeast Florida

Northeast Florida Attractions

With so much to explore and experience in Northeast Florida, it is no wonder why this region of the state continues to attract tourists all year round. From stunning beaches and charming towns to wildlife preserves and iconic landmarks, the possibilities for adventure in Northeast Florida are endless. Whether your idea of a perfect vacation involves soaking up the sun on a sandy beach or exploring the rich history of a coastal town, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this beautiful part of the Sunshine State.

The northeast region of Florida features miles of beaches, intercoastal waterways with marshes and wetlands, the 13-mile-long barrier island of Amelia Island just north of Jacksonville and “The Nation’s Oldest City”, St Augustine.

Northeast Florida
Northeast Florida Destinations

Northeast Florida is a region of natural beauty and captivating culture. From the Atlantic Ocean to the St. Johns River, there are endless attractions in the area that draw visitors from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for exciting nightlife, outdoor adventures, or historic sites, Northeast Florida has something for everyone. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, there is no shortage of activities and places to explore throughout the area.

As well as lakes, springs, and sub-tropical wilderness parks, the region includes the areas of Flagler Beach/Palm Coast, Gainesville, Jacksonville/Amelia Island, and St Augustine, one of Florida’s top vacation destinations.

day trip St. Augustine

Day Trip to St. Augustine

Our First Beach Vacation to St. Augustine This summer we had the opportunity to take a trip to St. Augustine in Florida! It was an amazing trip, and I am…

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Ghost Hunting in Northeast Florida

NE Florida Travel Guide to Finding Ghosts Ghosts, the paranormal, and good old spooky tales just aren’t for Halloween. Travel this haunted trail through Northeast Florida and meet locals of…

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Moving to St Augustine

The St. Augustine area doesn’t have the traffic, high rises and hurricanes you may find in the rest of the state of Florida. St. Johns County Schools are the #1 schools…

Northeast Florida Beaches

Beaches of Northeast Florida

Top Northeast Florida Beach Destinations The northeast region of Florida features miles of beaches, intercoastal waterways with marshes and wetlands, and a 13-mile long barrier island just north of Jacksonville…

St. Augustine

Explore St. Augustine Florida

St. Augustine, the oldest, continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States, is a time capsule that showcases nearly 500 years of American history. Situated on the northeastern Atlantic…

Orange Park

Explore Orange Park Florida

Orange Park in Northeast Clay County, just south of Jacksonville, is located on the St. Johns River. There is shopping at the Orange Park Mall, greyhound racing at the Orange…


Explore Jacksonville Florida

Jacksonville & the Beaches offer a natural escape for the traveler seeking a decidedly different Florida vacation destination. A world away from the neon glare and commercial flair associated with…

Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach

Located in northeast Florida, the small seaside community of Atlantic Beach is surrounded by natural beauty. Most notably there are the stunning beaches to the east, the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway…

Amelia Island

Explore Amelia Island

Things to do on Amelia Island Do you want to feel far away in a magical, new destination while still having all of the comforts of home just minutes from…

Historic Homes of Gainesville, Florida

Dudley Farm Historic State Park A one-of-a-kind 19th-century working farmstead featuring a visitor center, picnic area, and self-guided tour of the 18 historic structures that make up an authentic (not…

Places to Stay in Gainesville

Gainesville is filled with a vast selection of hotels, suites, Bed & Breakfast Inns, and campgrounds to make your downtime restful. Accommodations are also available in all ranges of prices….

Where to Eat In Gainesville

Top Gainesville Restaurants Gainesville is home to many unique and delicious restaurants. Primarily along Archer Road and University Avenue, you will find many national chains to choose from or you…

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Free Things to do in St Augustine

St Augustine Florida – Free Points of Interest Throughout St Augustine Florida, there are several, what we would call, “points of interest”. Not really attractions or tours but still interesting…

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St Augustine Tours

St Augustine tours are fun, historic, interesting, and even romantic. Be sure to take a tour or two while you are visiting our beautiful old city. Whether you have arrived…

Historic Sites St Augustine

St. Augustine Historic Sites

You are walking through the streets of an ancient city, where the territory was once controlled by natives, and then by the English, Spanish and French explorers. Where once upon…

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St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park

Read about everything that you can do at the amazing St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. No matter where you live, St. Augustine, Florida should be a vacation destination for…

Gainesville Florida

Explore Gainesville Florida

Arts and culture are a large component of what makes Gainesville a vibrant city. On the University of Florida campus sit two great museums with a combined entry fee of…

Flagler Beach & Palm Coast Area

One of Florida’s new “hot” destinations, this 20-mile stretch of coastline on the upper east coast is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Intracoastal Waterway with its marshes and wetlands. Flagler Beach is 68 miles south of Jacksonville, 31 miles south of historic St Augustine, and 20 miles north of Daytona Beach.

Gainesville Area

In Gainesville and surrounding areas, visitors can explore the rivers and lakes, cool natural springs, and unspoiled wilderness parks of a sub-tropical region. Easy US Interstate-75 access puts visitors in the middle of a region filled with cycling, canoeing, hiking, golf, camping, bird-watching, and fishing opportunities.

Jacksonville & Amelia Island Area

The Jacksonville/Amelia Island area in the northeasternmost area of Florida includes the cities of Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach (the only town on Amelia Island), and Orange Park. Jacksonville, Florida’s “River City by the Sea”, has a riverfront festive marketplace and miles of uncrowded beaches. Amelia Island is a 13-mile-long barrier island just north of Jacksonville.

St Augustine Area

With its old-world charm, “The Nation’s Oldest City”, St Augustine, is one of Florida’s top vacation destinations. The unique views found only in St Augustine tell the story of nearly 450 years of history. There are also 42 miles of beaches.