Area Info

Downtown Jacksonville

There’s something to do for everyone in downtown Jacksonville! From family dining to exciting nightlife, you can find whatever you’re looking for downtown. Download the #DTJAX app on your smartphone on the App Store or on Google Play to get a map of downtown and a full listing of restaurants and events. Downtown Jacksonville features events like the First Wednesday Art Walk, every first Wednesday of the month. Take the opportunity to explore street art, live music, food trucks and more! When the sun goes down, doesn’t mean the fun is over, either. Art Walk After Dark begins at 9 p.m. at the Elbow, a district walking distance from the Hyatt Regency Riverfront hotel. Food and beverage specials, vintage video games, and karaoke are just a few reasons to check out Art Walk After Dark.

 

 Things to do downtown:

  • Phillips Collection After 5 
  • Go to the Kids Campus and Metropolitan Park just across the Football Stadium
  • Go for a river walk for about 1.5 miles starting at Hyatt Regency and ending at Fuller Warren Bridge
  • Go to the Museum of Science and History just across the Main Street Bridge, new improved planetarium onsite
  • Visit Museum Of Contemporary Arts
  • Visit Main Library and its bookstore
  • Go to Chamblin’s Bookstore on Laura Street
  • Go to Florida Theater for a performance
  • Go to Times Union Center for a performance (symphony, Moran theatre,
  • Go to Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens
  • Go to Memorial Park, just short walk from Cummer Museum, has beautiful views of the river
  • Go to San Marco Square for dinner and to San Marco Movie theatre
  • Go to a volunteer community theater called Jacksonville Theatre in San Marco
  • Affair in the Square every third Thursday (live music, wine tasting, dance performances)
  • Enjoy live music in the Jacksonville Landing Courtyard
  • Riverside Arts Market every Saturday from 10am-4pm
  • Downtown Art Walk every first Wednesday of the month

Tours

For guided tours of Washington, consider these  tours. Each offers a unique way to experience the beauty and history of Washington, DC.

Washington DC Guided Night TourTake a guided evening tour of Washington DC’s monuments and memorials — majestic by day and spectacular when floodlit at night! See the Lincoln Memorial and more from the comfort of a state-of-the-art luxury 30-passenger coach, and discover why Washington DC is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities at night. View Here

Stay Arlington There are plenty of guided and self-guided tours on which you can explore Arlington and the capital region. From the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery and the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial to memorials honoring presidents and America’s armed forces, you’ll discover Arlington and Washington, D.C.’s rich past. View Here

Shopping

Crystal City Shops (Connected to hotel by tunnels) 

2100 Crystal Dr.

703-413-4380

Pentagon Centre 

1201 S Hayes St

703-415-7612

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

1100 S Hayes St

703-415-2401

Pentagon Row 

1101 S Joyce St

877-265-7417

Pharmacy

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Shops at 1750 Crystal Drive
1671 Crystal Square Arcade
Telephone: 703-413-5430

CVS Pharmacy 

2400 Richmond Hwy,
Telephone: 703-418-0813