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Almost every spot along this drive overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the St. Johns River and the Timucuan Preserve offers unbelievably gorgeous views! Public Art Murals are popping up all over this city! From Downtown to Riverside to Brooklyn you can find some amazing murals that have been painted over the last few years!

Jacksonville Beach. Delight in close up views of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Enjoy the scene of the miles of remarkable beaches before you. Iconic Jacksonville spot! The River Taxi. The awe-inspiring view of the Downtown and skyline will meet you as you capture the shot from the River Taxi along the scenic banks of the St. It is one of the best museums in the South with a unique collection that spans from ancient Greek to modern art. The Museum features impressive waterfront gardens, a world-renowned art collection and the hands-on Art Connections activity center.

The Jacksonville looking first time Riverwalk. Renovated in and featuring the Roux Arts: Mirrored River art installation under the Main Street Bridge, this walk is easily accessible to all and breathtaking from so many different spots! Black Rock Beach — check out the video here if you missed it: Eerie fallen Oaks line up the shore looking like massive skeletons on the water. Boneyard Beach is a favorite with professional photographers in the city and a must see spot for visitors.

Memorial Park. Come on a sunny, clear day and enjoy this newly-refurbished tribute to our World War I veterans with the sparkling St. Johns River as your backdrop. The Timucuan Preserve. Pretty much anywhere in the preserve can be a stunning photo. Riverfront Park in San Marco. Visit this park around dusk and relish in the bright pink and yellow hues of the sunset as you witness Downtown Jacksonville light up before you. Ortega Bridge. Built in this bridge has a splendid view of the St. Johns River and the Jacksonville skyline.

Take a seat on the soft green grass next to the palm trees to catch the perfect shot! Or swing by Stockton Park located south of the bridge for views of the river and the skyline. The Florida Theatre.

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The majestic Florida Theatre is truly a sight to see! At the Jacksonville Zoo with the Tigers…or the giraffes. Experience the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens like never before! Enter the Land of the Tiger where you can capture a selfie with the Malayan and Sumatran tigers pacing above you or get a great shot of the tigers bathing under the waterfalls from inside the glassed in viewing room.

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Another great spot is in the Giraffe Overlook where you can feed the giraffes or take up close photos of others feeding them! Treaty Oak in Downtown Jacksonville. This magnificent live oak is one of the single oldest living things in Jacksonville.

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Capture a killer shot from underneath the shade of this octopus-like beauty with long, outstretched branches. Looking for the perfect ice cream cone pic? This is the place to do it! This charming little ice cream stand in Murray Hill has been serving it up for over 60 years! Mini bridges at FSCJ. No problem! Mandarin Park. Offering gorgeous views of the water and marina and are a perfect spot to catch a picturesque Jax sunset. Jacksonville Arboretum Lagoon and sculptures. Hidden off of Monument Road in Arlington, you would never expect to find this perfectly photogenic arboretum and gardens!

The lagoon offers beautiful views of lily p and, if you can catch him, the resident alligator along with miles of hiking trails dotted with sculptures. Aardwolf Brewing Company. Located in a former ice plant along the rail road tracks in San Marco, Aardwolf is one of the most beautifully decorated breweries you will ever see!

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This 80, square foot warehouse space turned art studios has outside walls that are an open canvas for artists to decorate! The Bleachers at the Baseball Grounds during a game at sunset. It may seem like a funny spot to mention — we know — but if you have been there to see it you know what we mean! And for those of you who have never visited Jacksonville before, we want to be sure you know all the best standard shots that are breathtaking on their own, just maybe not so super-secret!

Friendship Fountain with the Jax skyline behind you. Take a trip during the day and see the water dancing up and down, or come for a night light show and snap a photo in front of this iconic fountain, with the St. Johns River and Downtown skyline in the background.

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Sunrise at the beach. From the beach with the pier in the background? With the Lions at the San Marco Square. Located right in the heart of the San Marco Square are the impressive bronze Lions. Take a selfie by these kingly cats while checking out the magnificent culture and shops in San Marco.

Main Street and Acosta Bridge Downtown. Two of the most memorable bridges in Jacksonville, and you can access both by foot. Johns River from high up in the air. Jaguars will roar for you as you enter the home of the annual Florida vs. Take a selfie beside the two massive foot-long scoreboards, the largest HD LED screens of their kind in the world. Or hop in the pool at the end zone for a one-of-a-kind snapshot, just be sure to keep your camera dry! On game days you can see your social media selfies on the large screens, just use the hashtag JagsGameDayLive.

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