Ninah May Holden Cummer (local philanthropist) wanted to create “a centre of beauty, culture and art” in Jacksonville. Unfortunately, she was not able to attend the opening of Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in 1962.
The noble mission of this non-profit is to educate the public about big cat ownership and the threats to cats from climate change, environmental pollution, habitat loss, and human hunters. None of the animals found here have been traded, bought, or sold
The Florida Theatre opened in Orlando on April 8, 1927. Once a precinct of unsavory characters, the Florida Theatre was suddenly transformed into a classical performing arts theatre.
A trip to Little Talbot Island State Park (or Big Talbot Island State Park) is a great way to see the Florida Atlantic coast. They are located only a short distance from downtown Jacksonville on the scenic A1A highway.
Downtown Jacksonville’s North, and South banks look out over the St. Johns River. The skyscrapers of Fortune 500 companies are all around them, giving the area a modern, urban vibe. Tourists and locals alike visit the banks of this river to enjoy a wealth of lunch and dinner options.