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Riverwalk

Address: 1000 Museum Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone Number: 904-632-5578
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Ranked #34 of 71 Attractions in Jacksonville
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Outdoors
Activities: Running
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Owner description: 1.2 miles of restaurants, bars, shops, museums, and a marina.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We heard that it was a nice place to walk and see the city from. That's about it for me. It had a nice water view but the rest reminded us of a tired worn out place. Like I said we were not impressed at all and at one point we saw someone following us! I did not like the... More

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Florida
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123 reviews 123 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

20+ years ago, the Riverwalk was full of promise, with shops and restaurants and running river taxis to a thriving Jacksonville Landing. That is all largely gone and a lonely boardwalk with river views is all that remains.

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Orlando, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The St Johns River is a great natural resource, but the Riverwalk experience is lacking. The "attraction" started with great promise....trying to piggyback on similar venues across the country. The City needs to look for ways to re-invent this great amenity and revitalize the great natural resource

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Having grown up in Jacksonville I clearly remember what a dump the waterfront once was. I go back to Jax every couple of years after 40 of not seeing it. I was amazed at the transition from where the Jacksonville Shipyards once were, Maxwell House Coffee, and many run down store fronts, not to mention the night shift crew walking... More

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Albany, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I mean its there, nothing really great about it. There are very limited things to do and places to eat and drink. I did have higher expectations whenever I was told about it.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I can tell this was nice (or they wanted it to be nice) at one point, but most of the businesses are closed down and what's left is kind of sketchy.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
37 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We can romanticize reality and call this "beautiful" but the truth is the city has allowed this area to be take on an unsavory feeling. The sight of litter and the smell of urine are an insult to both the eyes and nose. Jacksonville is blessed to have such beautiful waterfront areas and our city should capitalize on these assets.... More

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Virginia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The riverwalk offers a peaceful path along the water. But downtown JAX is simply dead. As mentioned elsewhere, the Jacksonville Landing complex along the riverwalk is run down, and the offerings are less than impressive. I laughed at the long line at Hooters, which pretty much indicated that no one was willing to go to any of the 6 other... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Jacksonville was a great vacation. The riverwalk at night is so pretty with all of the lights and sounds going on. We walked the river walk and crossed the bridge. It was awesome! I definitely recommend going if you need the exercise.

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deerfield
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Was not impressed at all. The complex and riverfront walk was run down and dirty. Many of the shops and restaurants were closed or out of business. They need to pick up the cigarette butts, power wash the brick sidewalks near the building, clean the windows and doors, brighten up the inside and get some air fresher. However the water... More

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