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Jacksonville, Florida - my kind of town!

Ok, so its unlikely to be on a typical European holiday makers 'must see' list - but if you're in... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
wish we had more time to walk the entire thing

We took a short walk on the Southbank Riverwalk. We didn't have much time and we were planning to... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
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1.2 Miles Of Restaurants, Bars, Shops, Museums, And A Marina.
1000 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9007
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Nothing was open & no shops, all the action seemed to be on the other side of the river. If you are just wanting to walk, that is all it’s good for. The water also is terribly dirty and overall a huge waste of time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The walk is a perfect excuse to get out of your hotel. It’s accessible, lots to see lots to do people are friendly it’s very non-agenda based walk

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

RIverwalk is now a ghost town. Many of the restaurants and retail spaces are closed - and the ones that remain are suffering. Not sure what the issue is - but from a tourist perspective - not worth a special trip. I was there 4...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Gerarddunn
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The Riverwalk is an attraction that is unique among American cities. It is a nice small waterway below street level bordered by restaurants and bars. Some downtown hotels have direct access from their lobbies. At first glance, you are drawn in by the water, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
7  Thank jmlion83
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Ok, so its unlikely to be on a typical European holiday makers 'must see' list - but if you're in the area - and the Jax beaches, A1A drive, Amelia Island and St. Augustine area is great for scenery, nature trails, cycling, fishing and even...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank D590OMdavidm
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Unless you are into old buildings, it's totally not worth your time, HIt the beach instead. Those were the words of the person we spoke to at the tourist office downtown, Jax. Plus there were so many homeless person downtown, it's was overwhelming to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mauriciawindsor
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Not a lot to see. Water was beautiful. Stores out dated. Nice view if walking around. Nice place to exercise. A few nice restaurants.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Shanna M
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Hard to figure out at first were to park. There is a nice mural and also a way to walk to the other side of the river. Nice place to walk or to sit and contemplate the other side of Jacksonville. Not much to do...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Starviagera
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We took a short walk on the Southbank Riverwalk. We didn't have much time and we were planning to go back but never made it. The riverwalk is along the St. Johns River and is 1 1/4 mile long. We enjoyed watching the boats on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cheryl h
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We only had a day to visit Jacksonville and a local told us about the Riverwalk Saturday Market. It was delightful! Full of all kinds of things fresh baked goods, fresh produce, organics, along with arts and crafts. There were also live bands and singers...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank LovelyKarma
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Candace B
June 11, 2017|
Response from Lyn W |
Is parking free?
April 2, 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, there are a lot of places I would choose before Riverwalk. It's pretty empty with many closed up businesses. About an hour north is St Simon's Island, a lot nicer place to visit and much more romantic.
Elaine M
November 9, 2016|
Response from nole38 | Reviewed this property |
No. Across the river from the landing on the Southbank. You can take the water Taxi from the landing across to the Southbank.