If you’re like most people, you only get vacation time once a year. And you want that vacation time to be spent somewhere amazing doing something memorable. But how do you choose the right activities and destination?
Well, if you live in a cold climate and your vacation lands during winter break, then chances are you’ll choose someplace warm and tropical to visit. Well, there are a ton of those destinations to choose from. And for each, there are a plethora of activities to choose from as well.
How about we make things very easy for you. When it comes to visiting someplace sunny and warm, you simply can’t beat Florida. It’s right in our own back yard and it’s a pretty place with gorgeous weather. And, when it comes to family-fun activities, Florida has no shortage of those!
But let’s get even more specific: We think you and your family will have a wonderful time visiting Jacksonville Beach, Florida, and while there, swimming with dolphins!
Why Visit Jacksonville Beach?
If you’ve never been to Jacksonville Beach, you’re in for a wonderful surprise. Located along Florida’s “First Coast,” Jacksonville Beach is known for its vast stretches of pristine beach, a newly redesigned golf course, famous fishing pier and a ton of fun water activities for you and your family can enjoy. There are also a lot of delicious eateries and great shopping destinations if your idea of thrills is a seafood lunch followed by bargain hunting.
One of the things Jacksonville Beach is known for are the dolphins that swim and frolic just outside the surf life. Visitors and native residents are charmed almost daily to witness these creatures play. But it’s a bit hard to swim with them when they are out beyond the surf line. But we know someplace where you can easily and safely swim with dolphins, and that’s at Marineland in St. Augustine, just a short drive away.
Keep reading to learn about the wonderful dolphin swim programs. We’ll also give you some suggestions on accommodations and other activities you and your family may enjoy.