What’s the best way to get around Jacksonville?

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Natalie Wearstler

Traveling by car is the best way to get around Jacksonville’s many neighborhoods. Interstates 95 and 295 should connect you to most destinations, and busy thoroughfares like Butler Boulevard and Southside Boulevard cover quite a bit of ground, as well — just plan for congestion around lunch hour. When sightseeing in the city’s downtown area, park the car at a metered spot (they’re free on weekends and after 6:00 p.m. during the week) and take a ride on the Skyway. Its white cars run high along busy little one-ways, providing a fun way to see the city’s core while traveling quickly between its most popular points of interest. When the weather is nice, board the S.S. Marine Taxi for a short ride to various downtown destinations along the St. Johns River, including EverBank Field and the Jacksonville Landing.

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