Day Trips from Jacksonville, Florida
Fun Places to Go in Jacksonville
We are looking at best places to go and amazing and interesting things to do around Jacksonville, which may have been over looked. Good places to visit in Jacksonville, Florida, Georgia and beyond, with the family, couples and in solitude; which many times will not break the budget.
Jacksonville is a great starting point of amazing and interesting day trips to inner Florida and Georgia. Look through our listings of Nature Parks, Adventure and Sport, Art and Museums, Family Activities, Historical sites and Theatres and Entertainmet, and discover some interesting places you haven't been yet.
Florida Folk Festival
Published on May 28, 2014
Situated on the banks of the legendary Suwannee River, this center honors the memory of American composer Stephen Foster, who wrote "Old Folks at Home," the song that made the river famous. The museum features exhibits about Foster's most famous songs and his music can be heard emanating from the park's 97-bell carillon throughout the day. Miles of trails wind through some of the most scenic areas of North Florida. For overnight stays, visitors can camp in the full-facility campground or stay in a cabin.
Every Memorial Day weekend (last weekend in May), the park hosts the Florida Folk Festival. Other special events include concerts, weekend retreats, a monthly coffeehouse, a regional quilt show, and an antique tractor show. Located in White Springs off U.S. 41 North.
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