What to Do in Jacksonville Beach

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Where do you go for sun and fun in Florida? Sure, you could go to Miami or Orlando, but we’re here to tell you there’s plenty of fun to be had right here on Florida’s First Coast. If you want to know what to do in Jacksonville Beach, we have you covered.

What to Do in Jacksonville Beach

If you’re looking for assisted living and memory care that also lets you keep living the good life, you should be looking at Jacksonville Beach. Beach House Assisted Living is nestled in this thriving neighborhood, with easy access to all the best things the city has to offer. In fact, we’re just two blocks north of Beach Boulevard! Let’s take a look at all the things you could do if you settled at the hidden gem of assisted living in Jacksonville Beach . . .

Make the Beach Your Daily Walking Destination

Let’s start with the reason why so many people move to Florida: the beach. As you may have guessed from the name, Jacksonville Beach is a beachside town through and through. If you come to Beach House, you’ll be excited to learn that the Atlantic Ocean is less than a mile from your front door. This beach is the number one tourist destination in Jacksonville for a reason. Check out the Seawalk Pavilion for a ferris wheel and family fun or just hit the beach with a comfy chair and enjoy the view. Imagine walking to the ocean in the morning for your daily exercise. That may sound like a vacation, but it’s just another day in the life for seniors in Jacksonville Beach.

Enjoy the Culture Jacksonville Has to Offer

If you’re a cultured senior, Jacksonville has a lot to offer. Beach House is close to several great cultural sites in Jacksonville Beach, including the Beaches Museum. This museum houses historical artifacts from all of Jacksonville’s beach communities, and it also hosts fun cultural events like concerts and movie screenings. If that isn’t enough time at the museum for you, consider a visit to the Cummer Museum and Gardens. This is the largest museum in northern Florida, and it has some of the state’s largest and most ecologically diverse gardens available for public tours. If you’re looking for a wilder time, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has you covered. The Jacksonville Zoo is the only walking safari on Florida’s First Coast and boasts over 2,000 rare and exotic animals. Be sure not to miss ZOOLights, especially if you have some grandkids coming to visit!

Grab a Bite at Jacksonville’s World-Class Bars and Restaurants

A day of culture and learning is great, but once it’s over, there’s nothing better than kicking back and eating a great meal at a local restaurant. If you’re a seafood fan, you can’t go wrong with the catch of the day at the Dockside Seafood restaurant, preferably at a table by the water. Or dig into some more classic southern cuisine at the Maple Street Biscuit Company, where the breakfast biscuit sandwich is king. Craft beer fans won’t want to miss the Jax Ale Trail, a self-guided tour where you can see what the city’s bustling brewery scene has to offer. Or check out something completely different at Murray Hillbilly, a vegan restaurant with a southern comfort food twist.


This is only a short list of all the great things you can do in Jacksonville Beach. However, you don’t have to take our word for it. Come see for yourself!

If you’re hoping to retire in Jacksonville, Florida, the Beach House could be the ideal place. Our exceptional location is less than a mile from the Atlantic Ocean and near restaurants, shops, a golf course, and more. Our friendly and compassionate staff members offer individualized care 24/7, ensuring the safety, security, and happiness of all residents. The Beach House provides assisted living, memory care, and respite care. Most importantly, we tailor these services to suit the unique needs of each resident. To learn more about our amenities or schedule a tour, please contact us online or give us a call at 904-615-8076. We look forward to hearing from you!