For those unfamiliar with Jacksonville, we’ve provided some information below you may find useful.
Distance from airport to city: 15 miles
Transportation Link: http://www.flyjacksonville.com/Content.aspx?id=13
We recommend visiting ShuttleFare.com for transportation comparisons. Note also that SuperShuttle has been a favorite among past Working Connections registrants.
Things to do
Jacksonville, perfectly positioned along the Atlantic Ocean in Northeast Florida is a natural paradise for visitors looking for an affordable yet luxurious destination. Whether you are looking to discover the undiscovered, ignite romance, reconnect with family or be inspired by the city’s cultural offerings or vivid sunrises, anything is possible in Jacksonville.
The “River City by the Sea”, boasts over 20 miles of wide and un-crowded beaches, close to 40 miles of the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway canal and the longest stretch of the beautiful St. Johns River, with so much water Jacksonville is a boater’s dream-come-true! Back on land, Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the nation, with 10 state and national parks ready to be explored. Our authentic cuisine, thriving craft-beer scene and fun and cosmopolitan nightlife stretching from the beautiful Beaches all the way to our historic neighborhoods make Jacksonville a unique destination with thousands of possibilities for an unforgettable “Only in Jax” experience.
Visitor's Bureaus Websites
These websites offer a comprehensive list of area sights and attractions, as well as information on hotels and transportation.
USA Today Article on Jacksonville
About Florida State College at Jacksonville
The mission of Florida State College at Jacksonville is to provide optimal access to high quality, affordable and relevant degree, career and community education to enhance the lives of our students and the economic development of Northeast Florida.
Distinctive Values and Attributes
Florida State College at Jacksonville is a values-driven institution of higher education committed to ensuring that every student has an extraordinarily positive overall experience by providing: