Destination guide

Travel to lively San Marco

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in San Marco. Renowned for its bars, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in San Marco

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes San Marco a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Alexander Brest Planetarium (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Sally Corporation (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Hands on Children's Museum (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Hyde Park Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Marco

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Marco is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Friendship Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Metropolitan Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Riverside Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Crabtree Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Wurn Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around San Marco

Fly into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), which is 13 mi (21 km) away.

Where to stay around San Marco?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17 vacation rentals near San Marco. From 7 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Marco for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to San Marco?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Marco:

  • Amelia Island: 921 vacation rentals
  • The Beaches: 278 vacation rentals
  • South Ponte Vedra Beach: 146 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 79 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic Shores: 62 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to San Marco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in San Marco. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Theatre Jacksonville: 645 vacation rentals
  • Jacksonville Beach Pier: 868 vacation rentals
  • Mayo Clinic Florida: 741 vacation rentals
  • TPC Sawgrass: 863 vacation rentals
  • Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park: 1,318 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in San Marco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in San Marco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Marco include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 6 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in San Marco?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 15 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in San Marco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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