Enjoy family-friendly activities in Jacksonville, FL

Music lovers, sports fans, beachcombers, and business travelers alike find the Country Inn & Suites in Jacksonville, FL convenient for accessing area attractions, major businesses, and exciting activities. Our hotel is less than 10 miles from TIAA Bank Field, home of the Jaguars; VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, home of the Sharks; and the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, home of the Jumbo Shrimp. Pack your sunscreen so you can safely enjoy a trip to the many nearby beaches, a walking tour of historic St. Augustine, or a visit to the impressive Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. If you’re traveling for work, you can host on-site meetings a short drive from major area businesses. We also offer complimentary shuttle rides to the Mayo Clinic.

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Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

11.52 mi / 18.53 km from the hotel
Home to more than 2,000 animals and 1,000 varieties of plants, this zoo is a great place to take a walk on the wild side.

Metropolitan Park

5.92 mi / 9.52 km from the hotel
Check the schedule at this 27-acre outdoor venue to see which big-name acts may be performing during your stay. If no performances are scheduled, visitors can still picnic by the river and use the park's boating docks.

St. Augustine FL

29.13 mi / 46.88 km from the hotel
St. Augustine is the oldest city in America and boasts a plethora of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities.

St. Johns Town Center

3.86 mi / 6.22 km from the hotel
The open-air St. Johns Town Center has more than 175 of the hottest retailers and restaurants, including Apple, Sephora, The Capital Grille, Tiffany & Co., Banana Republic, P.F. Chang's, Louis Vuitton, and more.

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

0.64 mi / 1.03 km from the hotel
In addition to being the home of Jacksonville's arena football team, the Sharks, this arena hosts numerous other sporting events and concerts throughout the year.

Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

6.28 mi / 10.11 km from the hotel
Check out the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp minor league baseball team and treat yourself to some popcorn, peanuts, and nachos at this nine-acre stadium.

Dave & Busters

0.16 mi / 0.25 km from the hotel
Enjoy great food and drinks while playing games or watching sports at this combination of a restaurant, bar, and arcade.

TIAA Bank Field

5.99 mi / 9.64 km from the hotel
Cheer on the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field, which is located along the St. Johns River and seats more than 67,000 spectators.

Jacksonville Beaches

12.3 mi / 19.8 km from the hotel
The four city beaches (Jacksonville, Neptune, Mayport, and Atlantic beach) offer 22 miles of sandy shoreline, surfing, fishing, and even a local history museum highlighting the area's culture.