The greater Jacksonville area has many activities, commerce, and attractions only a short drive from Sunny Oaks Community for RV travelers and residents alike. Beaches, the Jacksonville Zoo, medical facilities, downtown shopping, entertainment, state parks, and military bases are only some of the few attractions nearby. Within minutes, you can be in the historic districts of Riverside, Springfield, Avondale, and San Marco where you can find weekend arts markets, shops, dining, museums and antiques.
25 min drive. Fun for the whole family, Jacksonville offers 22 miles of shoreline, more than any other city in the country. Here you can find activities such as kayaking, surfing, diving, swimming, and more! Shops, good food, and parks abound along Jacksonville's famous beach. Visit beautiful Hanna Park or Amelia Island State Park for hiking, biking, or a day at the beach. St. John's River is also popular for boating and fishing.
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15-20 min. There are a plethora of shopping districts and options in Jacksonville. Amongst them are the nearby River City Marketplace. A little further south is the popular and beautiful outdoor mall, St. Johns Town Center which offers more than 150 stores. Finally travel through time and take a drive down to St. Augustine where you'll find many unique shops, history and restaurants.
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15 min drive. Enjoy a game at TIAA Bank Field, home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars. Or catch the annual University of Georgia/University of Florida historic rivalry football game in October. If you enjoy golf, the PGA Tour is headquartered in nearby Ponte Vedra Beach. Also home to the two universities that play at the NCAA I level, are Jacksonville University and University of North Florida. Other sports entertainments includes ice hockey, baseball, rugby, and basketball.