It’s the most wonderful time of the year! FALL! Who doesn’t love when the weather cools down a bit—it’s the perfect time to take the family to a nearby farm or pumpkin patch. Check out our list of some of our favorites in and around Jacksonville! Farms & Corn Mazes It may still be warm […]
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If you’re like most moms in addition to being a chauffeur, chef, tutor, and house cleaner you are a planner. And since making sure your kids are entertained is part of your job description you probably like to get a jump on activities early. Thankfully Jax Moms Blog has done some of the leg work for you so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the fun with your family.
Join us at Jack Russell Park for a final summer send off at our last park hop of the season on Wednesday, August 1 from 9-11am! Located in Atlantic Beach, Jack Russell Park is a beach favorite, featuring two playgrounds, basketball courts, a skate park and plenty of shaded space to run around. We are […]
On July 20, 1969, history was made. Man landed on the moon. At 4:18 p.m., NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong radioed to Earth, announcing, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” Armstrong and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin both walked on the surface of the moon after landing in the Sea of Tranquility, one of many […]
We are headed to Spring Park on Thursday, July 19 from 9-11am for the next stop on our park hop series! Nestled serenely along the western bank of the St. Johns River in Green Cove Springs, Spring Park is a beautiful park featuring state-of-the-art playground equipment for children of all ages and numerous covered shelters for family gatherings, […]
Thank you to Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island Waterpark for sponsoring this post. For several summers, we have been season-pass holders at Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island Waterpark. It is definitely one of our favorite places to cool off when the heat and humidity (and boredom) strike, and my children have always loved spending several days over […]
Take me out to the ballgame! We are headed to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Game on Tuesday, July 10 for affordable family fun on the next stop of our park hop series! Located downtown at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will take on the Chattanooga Lookouts at 7:05 PM. Bring the whole […]
When I agreed to do this post, I thought I’d just run around, snap a few photos of some artwork, list some addresses, and call it a day. GUYS. I had so. much. fun. doing this! I got to see parts of of the city that I normally never would, and this little adventure reminded […]
Join us at Mandarin Park on Wednesday, June 27 from 9-11am at our second Park Hop of the season! Mandarin Park is tucked away in the woods along the river and features walking trails, a boat ramp, dock, and plenty of shaded places to play on the playground equipment. Safe Kids Northeast Florida, led […]
Thanks to Adventure Landing and our many sponsors featured in this guide. And for helping Jacksonville families celebrate!
Are you looking for more educational activities to do this summer? If you or your children love animals, consider learning more about the wildlife refuge programs in our area! There are several located in and around Jacksonville that help educate the public about animals. These wildlife refuge programs take in animals who may have been […]
If you’re a Jacksonville native, you may know the Mayport neighborhood as a shrimping community and military base nestled in the small beach town of Atlantic Beach. Only accessible by A1A, Mayport is considered West Atlantic Beach to the St. Johns Ferry. While Mayport is best known nationally as a Navy Port, it also boasts […]
4th of July is just around the corner! We’ve rounded up where you can take the family in Florida’s First Coast to view fireworks and enjoy 4th of July festivities. Some of the events will take place before or after July 4. Many of the events also include fun activities, such as concerts, movies, food, […]