Destination guide

Travel to friendly Jacksonville

Experience the unique character of Jacksonville with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming and trendy city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Jacksonville

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jacksonville a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mud Creek Off-Road Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Adreneline Rush Zip Line (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Texas State Railroad Rusk Depot (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Bullard Golf Course (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Waterpark at the Villages (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Jacksonville

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jacksonville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bolton Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Nichols Green Park (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Love's Lookout Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Faulkner Park (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Davey Dogwood Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Green Park (23.6 mi / 38.1 km)

How to get to and around Jacksonville

The nearest airport is in Tyler, TX (TYR-Pounds Regional), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Jacksonville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 31 holiday lettings near Jacksonville. From 17 Houses to 6 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jacksonville is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jacksonville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jacksonville. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mud Creek Off-Road Park: 18 holiday lettings
  • Nichols Green Park: 24 holiday lettings
  • Bolton Park: 29 holiday lettings
  • Love's Lookout Park: 42 holiday lettings
  • Tomato Bowl Stadium: 29 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jacksonville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jacksonville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Jacksonville. Our other popular types of Jacksonville holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jacksonville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Jacksonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.