Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Jacksonville

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Jacksonville. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and camping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Jacksonville

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Jacksonville a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lynnwood Park Zoo (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Huffman Vineyards (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Silver Creek Golf Club (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Star Hill Golf Club (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Water Boggan Water Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Jacksonville

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Jacksonville

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Jacksonville. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Onslow Pines Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Hammocks Beach State Park (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Topsail Island (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Southside Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Croatan National Forest (24 mi / 38.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Jacksonville

Fly into Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), which is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Jacksonville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 800 holiday rentals near Jacksonville. From 495 Houses to 177 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jacksonville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jacksonville?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jacksonville:

  • Ocean City Beach: 404 holiday homes
  • The Point: 27 holiday homes
  • Scotch Bonnet Soundside: 93 holiday homes
  • Island Oaks: 89 holiday homes
  • Ocean Sound Village: 20 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Pelletier House: 318 holiday rentals
  • Coastal Plains Raceway and Dragway: 26 holiday rentals
  • Lynnwood Park Zoo: 28 holiday rentals
  • Coastal Carolina Community College: 289 holiday rentals
  • Jacksonville Mall: 319 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jacksonville listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 495 Houses in Jacksonville. Our other popular types of Jacksonville holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 177 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 17 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 17 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jacksonville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 303 holiday homes with pool available in Jacksonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.