Posted on: July 12, 2023
It’s the peak of summertime, which means there is nothing but sunny skies, poolside barbecues, and typically hectic family vacations. While many parents feel the pressure to take their families on extravagant vacations during the summer months when kids are out of school, living in the Sunshine State calls for an alternative solution. From pristine white-sand beaches and charming downtowns to state parks and bustling city centers, residents of North Florida, including those at Tributary, the area’s newest master-planned community, are choosing to embrace their region’s charm this year by opting for a summer staycation. See what there is to explore less than 30 minutes away from Tributary.
Recognized as a cherished vacation destination by many, residents of Tributary have the perfect spot for enjoying endless summer beach days. Unwind on the island’s miles of sandy shores, take a leisurely stroll while hunting for seashells, or cool off by splashing and surfing in the crystal-clear Atlantic waters. For those seeking more time on the water, hop on a boat and cruise along the scenic Nassau Sound. The sprawling tributaries and tidal creeks feeding Nassau Sound and the Atlantic Ocean ensures endless opportunities for fishing, sailing, and kayaking adventures.
Just north of Amelia Island lies Fernandina Beach, a charming Old Florida-style destination brimming with charisma and historical intrigue. Fashionistas can stroll over 50 blocks of beautifully preserved Victorian-era buildings, filled with eclectic art galleries, antique stores, and gift shops with one-of-a-kind treasures. Foodies will enjoy the area’s vibrant culinary scene, with local restaurants offering fresh seafood and globally inspired dishes that cater to every taste bud. History buffs will find plenty of adventure on Fernandina Beach as well. Fort Clinch State Park and the Amelia Island Lighthouse, both established in the 19th century, create a captivating journey through centuries-old stories.
As one of the biggest metropolitans in Florida, Jacksonville is filled with a variety of attractions that will not only entertain every family member but also keep children learning while they are on school breaks. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ over 2,000 animals and numerous interactive exhibits allow visitors to experience exotic animals up close. For little ones with boundless imaginations, the Museum of Science & History provides three levels of hands-on activities in science, history, and innovation. Art lovers will be delighted by the abundance of art museums in the area, including the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. End the night at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, an entertainment hub that hosts a year-round lineup of professional sporting events, and captivating performances by the world’s best musicians and comedians.
Located along Tributary’s western border, Four Creeks State Forest offers families an idyllic retreat into the heart of nature. Encompassing nearly 14,000 acres of diverse ecosystems and sprawling landscapes, this natural neighbor provides the perfect backdrop for a day filled with outdoor adventures. Whether on foot, bike, or horseback, families can traverse the miles of nature trails that meander through the forest. They may even catch a glimpse of white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, gopher tortoises, or a myriad of bird species that call this sanctuary home. Four naturally flowing creeks within the park provide a wealth of water-based adventures as well. Fishing enthusiasts can cast their lines for prized catches, while tranquil waters provide the perfect playground for canoeing and kayaking excursions.
One of Nassau County’s newest recreational gems, the 40-acre Tributary Regional Park offers entertainment and adventure for visitors of all ages. Let younger children run wild at the playground, while a multipurpose recreational field and numerous baseball fields offer plentiful opportunities for pick-up kickball, baseball, or soccer games. Bring a blanket and some lunch for an afternoon picnic in the wide-open green spaces, or adventure down endless trails to spot all the area’s wildlife. Future plans will also include a dog park and a canoe and kayak launch at Boggy Creek.
Along with a vibrant surrounding area, Tributary’s Lookout Amenity Center is providing a stylish social hub for residents in their own backyard. Overlooking a wide lake with a forested natural shoreline, the clubhouse provides a comfortable and rustic indoor lounge space as well as an outdoor bar with patio seating perfect for hosting a wide variety of events. A state-of-the-art Fitness Center, two pickleball courts, a children’s playground, and a recreational play field offer plentiful opportunities for residents of all ages to get outside and be actively engaged in fun activities. Even furry friends have a space to call their own at the Pawsome Dog Park, with separate play areas for large and small dogs, and obstacle course challenges for energetic pups. At the end of the day, a refreshing cool down in the resort-style pool allows residents to feel like they are on a tropical vacation, with an abundance of stylish chaise lounges and seating areas providing a welcoming leisurely atmosphere with plenty of shade.
Located just north of Jacksonville in Nassau County, Tributary is a new master-planned community that spans 1,550 acres of land. Tributary offers an impressive selection of new, single-family homes starting from the $300s, built by Dream Finders Homes, Lennar and Richmond American Homes. Additionally, Tributary announced the addition of Lakeview 55+, Nassau County’s newest active-adult neighborhood within the community.
Tributary’s Model Home Village features 6 designer-decorated models and is open daily for tours. These models can also be virtually toured here. To hear from residents themselves on what makes life at Tributary so unique and rewarding, watch our new Community Video or request a complimentary copy of our Explore More lifestyle magazine, which provides an overview of the neighborhood and surrounding area. For more information, you can also visit TributaryLiving.com.
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