An Atlantic Beach home offers quick and easy access to a variety of beautiful outdoor spaces. The city includes two miles of amazing white sandy beaches in addition to 65 acres of parks. With 18 access points to the ocean beaches, there is sure to be one close to your Atlantic Beach home. Work on your tan, go for a walk, wade in the water, enjoy the sunset, or take part in water sports.
Also visit the Dutton Island Preserve on the Intracoastal Waterway. This is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy nature. Other parks to visit in the city include Tideviews Park, Bull Memorial Park, Oceanside Rotary Skate Park, Jack Russell Park, Jordan Park, Donner Park, and Johansen Park. Dog owners enjoy taking their canine companions to Atlantic Beach Dog Park. Owners are required to purchase a pass to use the park and this keeps it a quality place to visit.
Residents love the natural beauty that the area provides as well as coming together for recreation programs, events, and activities. The calendar for the city is very full. A few events of note are the Artisans’ Faire, Arts in the Park, and the Mid-Week Farmers’ Market. Arts in the Park takes place in the spring and includes a juried art show, live music, food trucks, and a variety of art. Visit with the talented artists and take a look at paintings, jewelry, glass blowing, metal art, and much more. The Mid-Week Farmers’ Market takes place on Wednesdays at Bull Park from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Grab some fresh produce, baked goods, and other natural products on the way back to your Atlantic Beach real estate.
Families can shop at Beaches Town Center and take part in activities at Donner Park Community Center. Children can attend public school in the highly rated Duval County Public School System or choose from one of several private schools in the area. Golfers enjoy playing a round at Atlantic Beach Country Club and there are many tennis courts spread throughout the city.