Though Jacksonville may be better known for its business community and its beaches, this thriving, young city has an exciting arts scene, as well. Jax has more than a dozen museums to visit, ranging from modern art to science and history. The performing arts are also alive and well in Jacksonville, home to the largest symphony orchestra in Florida. And theater buffs can catch the latest Broadway hits at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts and more than 200 performances of all kinds each year at the Florida Theatre. The city is a hub for makers and hosts a monthly Artwalk, numerous craft festivals and so much more. Fun Fact: Jacksonville is “The Birthplace of Southern Rock,” which is probably why the city hosts numerous music festivals throughout the year, including an impressive jazz festival.
Jax is the premier destination for avid sports fans. Jacksonville is host to a wide variety of professional sports teams, most popular being the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Sports Complex in Downtown Jacksonville is home to TIAA Bank Field, which has been voted one of the Top Fan Experiences in the NFL. It houses two swimming pools, cabanas, live DJs, VIP Suites, and a wide variety of food options. And its newest addition, Daily’s Place, a state-of-the-art amphitheater, is the perfect venue for live entertainment. Also calling Jacksonville home are the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and Jacksonville Icemen, the baseball and hockey minor league affiliates that the locals love to watch. And for those who would rather be active themselves, the Jacksonville area is home to many top golf courses and is the perfect place to enjoy fishing or learn to surf.
When it comes to shopping and dining, Northeast Florida is incredibly diverse. With indoor and outdoor retail centers aplenty, shoppers will find all their favorite brands—along with luxury splurges, quaint antique shops and fresh, local treats at farmer’s markets. Whether you’re looking for a trendy bistro, an elegant dining room or a rustic fish camp, each serves up a big dose of southern charm along with their delicious food. Beer lovers may want to hit the Jax Ale Trail, as Jacksonville is also known for its many craft breweries. A hot spot near the airport and just minutes from Tributary is the popular River City Marketplace where you can shop for your favorite brands, enjoy dinner at a popular eatery and catch the latest flick.
Tributary’s ideal location on the Atlantic Coast offers water lovers a unique opportunity to Explore More. Residents enjoy easy access to sprawling tributaries and tidal creeks feeding Nassau Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. For more natural wonders, stroll the miles of pristine beaches, or splash in the crystal-clear Atlantic waters. Neighboring Four Creeks State Forest is home to many priceless estuaries and parks. Hiking trails meander into the dense canopies, with percolating creeks winding over mossy plateaus. Calling Tributary home means an abundant, healthy lifestyle, and the endless possibilities to Explore More.
At Tributary, everything in North Florida is at your doorstep. Nassau County’s economic growth has created a mecca for shopping, dining and so much more. Historic Downtown Fernandina on Amelia Island’s north end offers endless boutique shopping, a selection of delectable restaurants and a bevy of events and festivals for all to enjoy. North Florida is the gateway to everything exciting and an eclectic mix of natural wonders waiting to be discovered. Whether it’s the white sand beaches or the natural springs parks and rustic canopies, you’ll never run out of things to explore.