Sightseeing in Lakeside

Individual or Family Membership to Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center (Up to 51% Off)

Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

Downtown Jacksonville

$25 $12.49

Members explore maritime heritage center's myriad ship model & ocean-liner dioramas & attend quarterly member meetings & programs

Three Haunts, One Attraction, and Popcorn for Two or Four at Adventure Landing Jacksonville (51% Off)

Adventure Landing Jacksonville

Jacksonville Beach

$61.16 $30

(12)

Haunt Nights entry includes CarnieVille, Apocalypse 3D, and Dark Fables

Ghost Boat Tour for One or Two from Jumanji Attractions (45% Off)

Jumanji Attractions

St. Augustine

$39.95 $22

Learn about shipwrecks and nautical legends hidden beneath Matanzas Bay aboard a lighthouse ferry boat that helped develop St. Augustine, FL

Pirates and Plunder Walking Tour for Two or Four from Tour Saint Augustine Inc. (Up to 50% Off)

Tour Saint Augustine Inc.

Historic Downtown

$24 $12

Pirate guides regale guests with tales of aquatic brigands and buccaneers while illuminating the history of former Spanish supply stop town

$29 for Jax Water Tours' Four-Hour Pontoon Pub Crawl ($49 Value)

Jax Water Tours

St. Augustine

$49 $29

Board the Osprey pontoon and enjoy two complimentary drinks en route to Kingfish Grill and the Conch House

$44 for a Historic Pub Crawl and Beer-Tasting Tour for Two from St. Augustine City Walks ($78 Value)

St. Augustine City Walks

Saint Augustine

$78 $44

Take in historic tales and old pub lore while learning about fine beers, wines, and sangria on St. Augustine City Walks' signature tour

Visit for Two or Four to Lightner Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Lightner Museum

Lightner Museum

$20 $10

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Three-story Victorian-era hotel now houses Victorian-era art and artifacts, such as Tiffany lamp and gilded rocking chair

Haunted Pirate Tour for Two or Four, Plus 10% Off In-Store Purchases at The Pirate Store (Up to 53% Off)

The Pirate Store

St. Augustine

$40 $19

A costumed guide regales tour-goers with spine-tingling stories highlighting St. Augustine's marauding past

$25 for a Two-Hour Off The Beaten Path Photography Walking Tour of St. Augustine from ShutterGuide ($49 Value)

ShutterGuide

KookaBurra Coffee

$49 $25

Lead by professional photographer and licensed city tour guide, this 2-hour walking tour shows guests St. Augustine's hidden scenic gems

Haunted Walking Tour for Two or Four from Ghost Tours of St. Augustine (Up to 53% Off)

Ghost Tours of St. Augustine

Historic District

$30 $15

Accompanied only by lantern light, tours are led by licensed professional guide, last approximately 75 minutes, and depart daily at 8 p.m.

$17 for $30 Worth of Wine Tours — Royal Manor Meadery & Winery

Royal Manor Meadery & Winery

Interlachen

$30 $17

The customer is welcome to taste all of our wines and receive one 750 ml bottle of wine per deal.

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Gainesville

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Gainesville's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Horse-Farm Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four at The Gypsy Gold Farm (Up to 48% Off)

The Gypsy Gold Farm

Ocala

$60 $32

(105)

Tour introduces visitors to rare horses & delves into vibrant subculture that began breeding them

General Admission for Two or Four Adults or One-Year Family Membership at Appleton Museum of Art (50% Off)

Appleton Museum of Art

Ocala

$12 $6

The 80,000 square-foot museum on a 44-acre site houses European paintings, masterpiece sculptures, and rotating specialty exhibits

Casino Cruise with Gaming Vouchers, Dinner, and Parking for Two or Four at Emerald Princess II Casino (Up to 68% Off)

Emerald Princess Casino

Jekyll Island

$30 $10

Aboard four decks of a cruise ship, guests can gamble, eat dinner, and take in ocean breezes

Georgia Sea Turtle Center Visit for Two or Four (Up to 39% Off)

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Jekyll Island

$14 $8.50

(501)

Watch sea turtles being nursed back to health and explore interactive exhibits about sea turtles and wildlife

Two-Hour Narrated Ecological River Cruise for One, Two, or Four from St. Johns River Cruises (Up to 57% Off)

St. Johns River Cruises

Orange City

$22 $9.50

Leisurely two-hour cruise upon St. Johns River puts riders up close with manatees, alligators, bald eagles, and limpkins

Dolphin Discovery Tour or Dolphin Lighthouse Cruise for Two or Four from Marine Discovery Center (Up to 51% Off)

Marine Discovery Center

New Smyrna Beach

$50 $25

(95)

Certified naturalists lead pontoon-boat tours in search of playful marine mammals and local nautical landmarks

Two-Hour Boat Tour for Up to Four from Turtle Mound River Tours (Up to 44% Off)

Turtle Mound River Tours

Bethune Volusia Beach

$50 $30

Wildlife specialist leads two-hour pontoon tours of the Indian River Lagoon Estuary and Canaveral National Seashore Park

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Sailing smoothly since its maiden voyage last fall, the 155-foot Jacks or Better Casino harbors more than 180 ticket-operated slot machines, which allow bettors to digitally select the stake of each spin (from $.01 to $25). Chomp chicken tenders ($5) or a hot dog ($3) and examine the table games found on deck, featuring blackjack, craps, roulette, three-card poker, and baccarat ($5 to $1,000 limits), or place a wager on the ship's virtual sportsbook, which supplies betting options for collegiate and professional contests across the globe.

1371 South Walnut Street
Starke,
FL
US

A year before her death in 1959, Ninah Cummer—an art collector, garden enthusiast, and civic leader—donated her riverfront home and art collection to the community, imploring her fellow citizens to help support the foundation of an art museum. In less than 10 years, the board of trustees transformed the abode into the verdant Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, adding to Ninah's original gift of 60 pieces until the collection included nearly 1,000 works of art.

Today, the permanent collection holds pieces that span more than four millennia, from 2,100 B.C. to the 21st century. An ancient Egyptian stone tablet intrigues viewers with cryptic hieroglyphs and stylized portraits while, nearby, Peter Paul Rubens' The Lamentation of Christ epitomizes the colorful, sweepingly histrionic style of the Baroque painters. American treasures include Gilbert Stuart's iconic portrait of George Washington—one of over 100 he painted in an attempt to perfect the likeness of the first president and design a killer mask for the White House Halloween party.

After getting their fill of indoor beauty, guests can head to the open air and vibrant scenery of the museum's gardens. Begun more than a century ago, the gardens crisscross with winding paths that take guests under the canopies of majestic oaks and alongside the Italian garden's shimmering reflecting pools.

829 Riverside Ave
Jacksonville,
FL
US

When the Jacksonville Zoo first opened in 1914, it had only one attraction––a red fawn. Today, nearly a century later, it’s home to more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 plant species, and welcomes an ever-changing lineup of visiting exhibits. Guests stroll along the boardwalk in a large, open environment called the Plains of East Africa, where cheetah, antelope, and warthogs roam in environs that simulate their native habitat. The African loop also includes Elephant Plaza, where elephants stir up tidal waves playing marco polo in a 275,000-gallon pool. Visitors can also pet and feed stingrays, stand eye-to-eye with a giraffe, and head to the award-winning Range of the Jaguar exhibit to roam a replica of an abandoned Mayan temple. During summer months, kids get wet at the Play Park and Splash Ground, where they can climb into a treehouse or peer through an underwater window to see penguins swimming overhead.

After guests explore the wildlife, rest and relaxation await within botanical gardens such as the Asian Bamboo garden, where patrons cross a traditional moon gate to see a tranquil waterfall, komodo dragons, and an interactive bamboo mist forest. The zoo also features a carousel, train rides, and several restaurants where humans can tap into their own wild instincts by hunting their natural prey—the sandwich.

370 Zoo Pkwy
Jacksonville,
FL
US

Culled from samples found in her own backyard, Madge Wallace exhibited her first small naturalist collection in her New Riverside School classroom in 1910. Her museum relocated to a Victorian mansion in the decades to follow before settling on its current location on the south bank of the St. Johns River. Known as Museum of Science & History since 1988, the facility currently hosts changing and core exhibits that feature towering marine skeletons and interactive stations strewn through a mock digestive tract where visitors learn about bodily functions. At Currents of Time, history buffs can amass nuggets of local knowledge as they trace Jacksonville's history to more than 12,000 years ago. Elsewhere, The Bryan-Gooding Planetarium's 35,000-watt sound system enthralls guests at Cosmic Concert laser shows every Friday night, and monthly MOSH After Dark sessions educate adults with hands-on workshops and scientific lectures.

1025 Museum Cir
Jacksonville,
FL
US

Somehow, Hands on Children's Museum has managed to fit an entire town into its 8,500-square-foot space. Servers pour pretend milkshakes at a '50s-themed cafe, tellers work at the Kids Mini Bank, and all sorts of townsfolk stock up on the essentials at the Winn-Dixie Lil' Grocery. Here, working cash registers, conveyer belts, and miniature carts give kids the feeling that they're really shopping for their families. There's even a spaceship, just like in every small American town.

In total, 20 main exhibits let kids take on the roles of grownup workers or use costumes and puppets to enter a world of complete fantasy. Hands on Children's Museum also hosts special events, such as story time, face painting, and the opportunity to pet a live chicken.

8580 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville,
FL
US

The specialists at Mr. Frame It take pride in preserving and enhancing memories in all of their physical embodiments—from artworks and photographs to prized sports souvenirs. They draw on more than 1,000 samples from brands such as Larson-Juhl to create custom frames that either serve as focal points or blend in with room decor. In addition to encasing children’s artwork and family portraits, the staff stretches canvases, mounts mirrors, and builds shadow boxes to house awards and first-edition time-share brochures.

5025 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville,
FL
US