Jacksonville’s Beaches Real Estate News

 

March 6, 2019

St. Augustine Real Estate Has Good Taste

Toast the town on St. Augustine real estate. The Tasting Tours offer unique food tours for those who like a taste of the good life. A variety of experiences are available including food pairings with wine or beer, wine and carriage rides and wine and beer pub crawls.

Tours take place by foot, hoof, or wheel. Walking tours show visitors to St. Augustine real estate the best restaurants and help locals uncover hidden gems. Guides have the gift of gab and impart bits of trivia while showcasing points of interest.

Roadster excursions hit the pedal to the medal. In these trips the Tasting Tours electric car provides the transportation. For special occasions you just can’t beat a horse drawn carriage. Moments such as anniversaries, birthdays and engagements all call for a bit of romance.

There’s an Added Spark on St. Augustine Property

Proudly bearing the title of hosts with the most, the staff at the Tasting Tours give it all they got. This local company has earned rave reviews since opening their doors including a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence each year they have been in business.

Holiday tours have an added spark. There’s a touch of romance to Valentine’s Day tours which feature either a champagne brunch or lovely horse and carriage ride. Irish charm is center stage for the St. Patrick’s Day jaunt. Sign up for a wee bit of fun with a beer and pub crawl throughout St. Augustine property.

Reservations for all tours can be made online or by calling 904.325.3911. Tours take place seven days a week rain or shine and last from two to three hours. Comfortable footwear and layered clothing is suggested for walking tours. Participants must be 21 or older. Dietary restrictions can most likely be accommodated with advanced notification. Book a tour today and take a bite out of St. Augustine real estate.

 

Posted in News
March 5, 2019

Jacksonville Beach Property Overflows with History

Learn all about the local way of life on Jacksonville Beach property at the Beaches Museum. Located at 381 Beach Boulevard this intimate venue gives a glimpse into the culture and history of the Beaches region. Two stories hold a collection of exhibits, galleries, archives, museum offices and a gift store.

The museum works to a mission to “preserve and share the distinct history and culture of the Beaches area. Permanent and temporary exhibits intermix to keep things ever changing. Guests are engulfed with a vibrant history learning all about the movers and shakers that helped transform the local landscape.

Permanent exhibits are housed in the Pritchard Gallery while revolving displays can be found in the Dickinson Gallery. Outside on the grounds cottage gardens bloom bright near the chapel and a historic train sits proudly as if waiting for passengers.

Newer exhibits both impress and delight. Sand, Soul and Rock n’ Roll: Music at the Beaches features the evolution of  music from dances at the Jacksonville Beach pier to concerts at the Einstein a Go-Go. Local Artist Jeffrey Luque is in the spotlight with Vibrance and Illumination, a wonderful collection of large canvas floral oil paintings. Past displays include details about the boardwalk, native flora and fauna and close by neighborhood beaches.

Neighbors and Friends Living in Jacksonville Beach Gather Together

Community events are always on the calendar. From workshops and classes to lectures and concerts the Jacksonville Beach property usually brims with activity. Interesting souls step up to the microphone during Boardwalk Talks and share their secrets. The Chamber Concert series welcomes a vast variety of differing sounds and is held in the museum chapel. Other occasions are sponsored by the museum but held in different spots such as the Beaches Library and nearby restaurants.

Admission to the Beaches Museum is complimentary for those living in Jacksonville Beach or who are just exploring the area. Folks wanting to support the facility can purchase a membership. Perks include member priority and free admittance to special events. Find out more here.

 

Posted in News
March 4, 2019

Animals Roam Close by Atlantic Beach Homes

The world’s animals roam the lands a short jaunt away from Atlantic Beach homes. At the Jacksonville Zoo hundreds of critters from around the globe flourish and thrive. State of the art enclosures mimic natural habitats with the zoo maintaining a mission to “foster understanding of the interaction of people, wildlife and their environment.”

Education takes place all around the grounds. During Keeper Talks experts present an array of information about the exotic animals in their care such as elephants, rhinos and bats. Feeding demonstrations take place daily and include alligators, Komodo dragons and penguins. In Butterfly Hollow guests learn all about a variety of butterflies that flutter about the butterfly friendly garden.

Learn All about Exotic Animals when Living in Jacksonville

Guests can get closer to the animals through Animal Encounters. Pygmy goats love attention and visitors get to fawn all over them with brushing and cuddling. Get your hands wet in the touch pool and feed hungry stingrays. Lorikeets are also looking for a handout in the aviary. Nectar cups keep feathers ruffled and chirps in tune. Many stick their necks out when encountering giraffes. These gentle giants patiently wait for lofty leaves. There is a minimal fee for feed. Horticulture experts lead Saturday Garden Tours. Gardening topics are covered as groups meander about including pollination and water conservation.

Inspiring animal keepers can delve in deeper by becoming a Keeper for a Day. This unique program introduces participants from Atlantic Beach homes to a world behind the scenes. Individuals are kept on their toes remaining by keeper’s sides in the animal enclosures and other private areas of the zoo.

The Jacksonville Zoo is open everyday. Weekday hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an hour later on Saturday and Sunday. Memberships are great for residents living in Atlantic Beach who want to enjoy the park all year long. Unlimited admission, member only events and numerous discounts are just some of the perks.

 

Posted in News
July 31, 2017

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