Get great deals in Jacksonville
If you're itching to take a vacation in Florida, make it a stay in Jacksonville. This destination has warm temps year-round, beautiful beaches and a wide array of outdoor attractions and nightlife hotspots to keep you entertained. There are also plenty of opportunities for saving money. You can get excellent Jacksonville deals by borrowing one of Thrifty Car Rental's Jacksonville rental cars. To save some additional money during your vacation, take advantage of these free activities:
Discover the Kingsley Plantation
Take the Downtown Art Walk
Navigate your Jacksonville car rental along Palmetto Avenue until you reach the Kingsley Plantation, located on the Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve. It's a designated site of the National Park Service and the oldest plantation in the state. On the grounds, you'll find a living history exhibit that teaches you about the owners and slaves that once resided here. Explore a an array of colorful gardens, the plantation house, an old barn and 20 well-preserved slave cabins. Admission is always free, and you can join along on a guided tour or take your own with the help of an audio guide.
Leave your Jacksonville car rental
behind for this activity - the Downtown Art Walk is a free event held on the first Wednesday of each month between 5 and 9 p.m. that lets you explore the downtown arts scene by foot. You'll view work by local artists in more than 40 galleries, venues, museums, bars, cafes and stores spanning 15 blocks in the heart of the city. The art walk also takes over Hemming Plaza, where artists display their pieces in pop-up galleries and area musicians put on live performances