Destination guide

The artsy area of Riverside awaits your stay

The area's monuments and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Riverside. Renowned for its riverfront, gardens and boating, 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. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Riverside

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Riverside a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Sally Corporation (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Alexander Brest Planetarium (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hyde Park Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hands on Children's Museum (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Riverside

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Riverside is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Riverside Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Friendship Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Metropolitan Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Crabtree Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Ringhaver Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Riverside

Fly into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), the closest airport, located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), which is 12.5 mi (20.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Riverside?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 15 vacation rentals near Riverside. From 9 Houses to 4 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 Riverside for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Riverside?

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 Riverside:

  • Amelia Island: 926 vacation rentals
  • The Beaches: 282 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 82 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 23 vacation rentals
  • San Marco: 17 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 Riverside?

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

  • St. Vincent's Medical Center: 504 vacation rentals
  • Memorial Park: 526 vacation rentals
  • 5 Points West Shopping Center: 507 vacation rentals
  • Mayo Clinic Florida: 760 vacation rentals
  • Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park: 1,349 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Riverside 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 Riverside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Riverside. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Riverside include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

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

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

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