Best Beaches near Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

The only state park in Florida riding a horse on the beach is allowed. Scenic views of the ocean will add memories to your vacations. No dogs permitted. No lifeguard.

18 mi from Jacksonville city center
American Beach, Florida

Uncrowded spot full of history about African Americans. Well-kept. Features restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, some businesses, and homes in the district. Pet-friendly.

21 mi from Jacksonville city center
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Sandy drive-on beach. A good place for tranquility and seclusion. Sunbathing, swimming, picnicking, flying a kite, fishing are options to choose from. Pet-friendly.

22 mi from Jacksonville city center
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Spacious clean beach with scenic views. Many facilities are enough to spend here a whole day. Features covered boardwalks for strolling in the shade. Friendly staff.

25 mi from Jacksonville city center
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Popular family-friendly park with volleyball courts, a multipurpose court, a skate park, a children’s playground. During your swimming be cautious of riptides signs.

27 mi from Jacksonville city center
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Hard-packed sand, lots of shells. No lifeguards on duty, so exercise caution and wear shoes. Overnight camping is available. Features numerous hiking and biking trails.

28 mi from Jacksonville city center
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
29 mi from Jacksonville city center
St. Marys, Georgia
31 mi from Jacksonville city center
St. Marys, Georgia
35 mi from Jacksonville city center
St. Marys, Georgia
39 mi from Jacksonville city center
Brunswick, Georgia
49 mi from Jacksonville city center
Brunswick, Georgia

A nice little beach for outdoor enthusiasts, offering seclusion, quiet, and plenty of wildlife. Restrooms, rinse showers, and picnic areas.

49 mi from Jacksonville city center
Brunswick, Georgia
52 mi from Jacksonville city center
Brunswick, Georgia
53 mi from Jacksonville city center
Savannah, Georgia

Calm and clean. Lots of access points. Paid parking. Limited amenities, no toilet, so make sure you took everything needed. Hard-packed sand is good for strolling.

55 mi from Jacksonville city center
Brunswick, Georgia
56 mi from Jacksonville city center
St. Simon's Island, Georgia

Small cozy but never overcrowded. Eateries are down the road. Shelling, birdwatching, picnicking are refreshing options for a "daycation". Pet-friendly. Free parking.

59 mi from Jacksonville city center
St. Simons, Georgia
59 mi from Jacksonville city center
St. Simons, Georgia
67 mi from Jacksonville city center
Hog Hammock, Georgia
77 mi from Jacksonville city center
Hog Hammock, Georgia
80 mi from Jacksonville city center
Daytona Beach, Florida
86 mi from Jacksonville city center
Savannah, Georgia
87 mi from Jacksonville city center
South Newport, Georgia
94 mi from Jacksonville city center
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
100 mi from Jacksonville city center