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Things to Do in Jacksonville, Florida

Located less than 5 miles from I-95 and a short drive to the JAX Airport, the Ramada Jacksonville Hotel & Conference Center is the #1 choice for business and vacation travelers to Jacksonville.

Our hotel is conveniently located just off I-295, within driving distance of Orange Park and St. Augustine. This central Mandarin location puts you close to everything you want to see and do in Jacksonville, including great shopping, dining, nightlife and sightseeing.

Hotel near Jacksonville Beaches and Other Attractions

If you're planning a vacation or looking for something to do in your business trip downtime, you can't do better than the Ramada Jacksonville Hotel & Conference Center. We're located near Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Downtown Jacksonville, local beach communities, and other local hotspots.

Museums and History

Jacksonville is home to great opportunities to learn and experience art, science, and history. Our hotel is conveniently located near Old Town in St. Augustine, home to the oldest continuous settlement in the United States. We're also less than 20 minutes from the Riverside grounds of the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and downtown's Museum of Science and History. Our convenient highway-adjacent location also makes getting to the world-class Jacksonville Zoo a breeze.


Our interstate-adjacent location makes it easy to get downtown for major sports events, including the Jaguars and the Marlins' AA affiliate Suns, as well as the Jacksonville Armada soccer club, Arena Football League Sharks, American Basketball Association Giants, and two NCAA Division I programs. On the participatory end, we are a convenient drive from world-class golf destinations like TPC Sawgrass and the World Golf Village.


Jacksonville's warm climate means that beach trips are a year-round possibility, and our location makes it even easier. Duval County's charming beach communities, including Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Atlantic Beach, are all a short drive away, while Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine Beach are great options in neighboring St. Johns County.

Stay Close to Jacksonville's Best Shopping

Looking for a Jacksonville, Florida hotel near the St. Johns Town Center? The Ramada Jacksonville Conference Center has you covered. More than 200 acres of shopping sits just 15 minutes away on I-295, and we're also near the Orange Park Mall and several other shopping destinations.

St. Johns Town Center

Home to more than 50 retailers and dozens of restaurants, the St. Johns Town Center is the perfect place to soak up the Florida sunshine as you stroll between shops. When you're done, relax at one of the center's many upscale eateries.

The Avenues Mall

Located less than five minutes from our hotel, The Avenues Mall is one of Northeast Florida's biggest shopping destinations. The two-story structure is home to more than 150 stores, including four department stores and multiple flagship restaurants.

Orange Park Mall

Right across the Buckman Bridge in Orange Park, Florida, the Orange Park Mall holds more than 100 stores in more than 900,000 square feet. The Orange Park Mall is also home to AMC Theaters, a 24-screen cineplex showing all the latest blockbusters.

Riverside/Five Points

Jacksonville's beautiful historic district sits just across the river near downtown and boasts the Five Points and Avondale shopping districts. Here you'll find multiple boutique shops, some of the area's best restaurants, and the historic Sun-Ray Cinema.

Hotel near NAS Jacksonville, Florida

Visiting sailors, Navy employees, and family will love how close our hotel is to NAS Jax. We proudly serve the Navy community by offering hotel accommodations with easy, close access to NAS Jacksonville. Ramada Jacksonville Hotel & Conference Center's location just off I-295 means we're a quick drive over the Buckman to get to the base. And while a lot of NAS Jax hotels can say you'll be close to the base, our amenities and close proximity to the best of Jacksonville mean we're unrivaled in the ability to enjoy your time here.

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