Jacksonville Travel Guide
The crafty team here at Orbitz are here to help you combine your hotels and flights to save time and money. Simply choose an option and start packing for the ultimate escape to Jacksonville. What are the benefits? Package your hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences with us and you can save up to $369^! Also, our database features more than 500,000 hotels across the globe and 500 airlines. Don't worry if you have trouble choosing — we can make it easy! You're guaranteed to find something to suit your style. Orbitz' packages offer infinite options to customize your escape along with an experience you won't forget.
Where is Jacksonville?So, you've heard on the grapevine that Jacksonville is an awesome place to visit? Can't for the life of you remember where it is? Let us point you in the right direction. It's situated in Coastal North Carolina, 35 miles from New Bern. This area of Coastal North Carolina is home to approximately 70,000 people.
Places to Visit in Jacksonville
Jacksonville Mall is among the most well-known shopping destinations in the region and a fabulous place to carry out a little retail therapy. Want to keep the good times rolling? Marine Corps Air Station New River is just teeming with military history. If this is of interest to you, check for any guided tours and special happenings. But wait, that's not all there is! Study the lovingly maintained rooms and imagine how the inhabitants of Pelletier House once lived. This house provides its guests with an unique historical insight.
Car Rentals in Jacksonville
Your getaway begins with car rentals in Jacksonville. Whether you’re eager to jump off the well-trodden tourist path or just enjoy the idea of having your own wheels, Orbitz holds the keys to your ride. Go straight from the plane to the highway when you pick up your car at Albert J. Ellis Airport. Alamo Rent A Car and Budget are just a hop, skip and jump away from the arrivals hall. You might also have a look at National Car Rental and Dollar Rent A Car. Get your rental car in the heart of the city and you'll be out on the bustling streets in a flash. A great outlet here is Enterprise at 500 N Marine Blvd.
Where to stay in Jacksonville – Hotel Accommodation
Can't wait to kick off your vacation? Secure your accommodations soon! Orbitz has no less than 24 hotels in Jacksonville. Having trouble choosing where to book? We're here to make it a little easier! Our recommended options are the Home2 Suites by Hilton Jacksonville, NC and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Jacksonville.
Nearest Airports to Jacksonville
If you're in a window seat and the sky is clear, you should get a great view of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Airport (GSB) as the airplane descends. It lies 50 miles northwest of the heart of Jacksonville.
Popular Places to Visit Near Jacksonville
Done everything in Jacksonville already? Don't fret! Swansboro is just 17 miles away and is home to heaps of great activities. The Emerald Plantation is a great place to start learning the culture of this area. Hammocks Beach State Park and the Star Hill Golf Club are also well worth your time. If this isn't what you're after, try Holly Ridge. Just 19 miles away, this destination is home to more great attractions including Southside Park, Surf City Pier and Thomas Tackle and Seafood. Spend a day here to get around to all of them.
No Cancellation Fees
Whether you've changed your tune or your plans have gone awry for a different reason, we won't slap you with a fee if you have to revise or cancel your booking.^ As we can't say the same for your hotel or airline, it's a good idea to look into their policies.