Find the best place to stay — Jacksonville

Where to stay around Jacksonville?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,239 vacation rentals near Jacksonville. From 654 condos to 328 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Jacksonville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Jacksonville:

  • Riverside: 18 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 49 vacation rentals
  • Urban Core: 21 vacation rentals
  • Amelia Island: 727 vacation rentals
  • Beaches: 212 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 Jacksonville?

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

  • Mayo Clinic Florida: 495 vacation rentals
  • Little Talbot Island State Park: 1,114 vacation rentals
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center: 318 vacation rentals
  • Big Talbot Island State Park: 1,075 vacation rentals
  • Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville: 451 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jacksonville 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 condos in Jacksonville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 654 condos in Jacksonville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jacksonville include:

  • Houses: 328 rentals available
  • Townhomes: 101 rentals available
  • Villas: 49 rentals available

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

Can I rent near the ocean rentals in Jacksonville?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 831 near the ocean rentals in Jacksonville. You have also many other possibilities in Jacksonville area, including:

  • Golf rentals: 831 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 576 rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 557 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jacksonville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 679 vacation rentals with pool available in Jacksonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Reasons People Love Visiting Jacksonville

    The city of Jacksonville has drawn people for generations, as mankind has always seen potential in a place with powerful sunshine and long, sparkling strips of beaches. But the development of Jacksonville has provided an optimal vacation for tourists, offering both a day at the beach, under the sun, playing volleyball, and a night living in the fast lane in the city of Jacksonville, whether shopping at the mall, going to the nightclub or just seeing the sights. Tourists often choose to stay at one of the fine hotels on the shoreline of Jacksonville beach so that they might sit out on their deck on a warm night overlooking the ocean and listening to the waves.

    Museum of Science and History

    While people may come to Northeast Florida for a day in the sun and on the beach, the city offers much more. It offers the opportunity to stimulate your mind at the Museum of Science and History. It has a planetarium, so you might learn about the cosmos and see features of deep space, learning how big our universe is. They even have opportunities for children to get involved and to exercise their young mind and really begin to develop a thirst for education. The Museum of Science and History has attracted many people during their stay in Jacksonville.

    EverBank Field

    Jacksonville is home to the beloved team, the Jaguars. Devotees of this team have followed them throughout years of loss and playoff victories. Take in a Jaguars game and feel the enthusiasm and excitement during the game, the intensity as you sit on the edge of your seat, hoping that they can pull off that last second victory. You can be part of the celebration when they score a touchdown or stop the other team on third down. Some people even hold up a sign and try to get on television.

    Metropolitan Park

    This 2400 square foot park often hosts outdoor events to draw thousands of people in Jacksonville. It is located along the marina of the St. John's River, generating a beautiful view and an enjoyable evening. Whether a science festival, an art walk, a marathon or a concert, it is one of the key venues that the people of Jacksonville will look to for a day of entertainment. Particularly attractive during summer months, this is a great outlet for outdoor recreation.

    Jacksonville Beach

    The Jacksonville Beach is often central to any Florida vacation, as people come to get the most out of the beautiful sunshine. They want to be in the weather, to get a tan, play volleyball and overlook the ocean. The Jacksonville Beach even features amenities such as the Players By The Sea theater, where you will have the opportunity to take in an intriguing performance and enjoy one of the oldest forms of entertainment. Many people also like to their kids to Adventure Landing, where they can play go-kart, laser tag and other fun games.


    Jacksonville is warm throughout the entire year. However, the summer months have more precipitation than one would like. April is probably the best time to visit. It is usually between 57-74 degrees (if the high, that could still be beach worthy) and gets average of just one inch of rain.

    How To Get There

    Visitors usually think it is convenient to just rent their own car or private car service. Other people use services such as Uber or Lyft. Still, you might consider the public bussing and train system throughout the city.

    Attractions In and Around Jacksonville

    First time in Jacksonville and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens and Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary. Don't miss cultural highlights like Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Big Talbot Island State Park, Friendship Park and Metropolitan Park.

    You could easily spend a day shopping at Jacksonville Landing, St. Johns Town Center and The Avenues. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at EverBank Field or Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Also while in town, consider a visit to popular places like Museum of Science and History and Jacksonville Naval Air Station.