Jacksonville – Things to do with your Team

Florida, nicknamed the Sunshine State, is a favorite travel destination for families because of its warm, sunny weather. What its nickname fails to mention however, is the occasional rainy days that the state is also infamous for.

If Jacksonville is your Floridian destination however, there’s no need to worry about a bit of rain. Jacksonville is home to plenty of indoor attractions that will be sure to keep your team entertained in inclement weather, as well as many outdoor attractions, so everyone can soak up some Sunshine State sun during your visit.


Beaches Town Center

There’s no better way to soak up the Florida sun with your team than a relaxing day at Atlantic Beach, followed by a stop inland at Beaches Town Center, an inviting, pedestrian-friendly area offering shopping, restaurants, and more.

You can all grab a bite to eat at Sliders Seafood Grille, Joseph’s Pizza, or one of the many other unique dining options at Beaches Town Center; catch some exciting live entertainment; or just walk along bricked walkways past beautiful courtyards while enjoying the seaside breeze. Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL 32266


Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events

The speedsters on your team will surely be satisfied by one of newest attractions in the Jacksonville area, Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events, offering an exhilarating, European style indoor go-karting experience.

The 80,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility is the largest, completely indoor, air conditioned karting facility in Florida, allowing for perfect racing conditions every day.

At Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events your team will zip across two Grand Prix-style tracks in F-1-inspired electric karts reaching speeds of up to 50 mph! 6601 Executive Park Ct N, Jacksonville, FL 32216


Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Walk on the wild side at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, the only walking safari in Northeast Florida. You and your team will discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences that both kids and adults will enjoy.

A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing and changing daily and is dedicated to consistently improving. This zoo has something for everyone with more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals, from alligators to zebras, as well as 1,000 varieties of plants.

When it’s time to cool off, bring the group to the Play Park and Splash Ground, where the kids can find their way through two mazes; climb, jump, and get wet in the 4,000 square-foot Splash Ground; or discover and create in the Discovery Center.

Once it’s time to take a break from the wild fun, grab a bite to eat at the Play Park Café. 370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32218


Adventure Landing

Jacksonville - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsIf you’re on the lookout for a fun day out, set your course for Adventure Landing. Your team can choose from Adventure Speedway go-karts; two uniquely-themed 18-hole miniature golf courses running through mountains and waterfalls; laser tag, complete with mind turning mazes, strategic attack zones, out of this world lighting and sound; and a mega-arcade packed with over 50 games.

There are also on-site food services and themed snack bars serving up every kid’s favorites, like pizza, fries, hot dogs, funnel cake, nachos, and much more.

If you’re looking to plan your visit ahead, Adventure Landing offers special packages for sport team parties. 1944 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32250


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One Way Out Jacksonville

Encourage teamwork and problem solving skills at One Way Out Jacksonville, where your team can attempt to escape from one of four differently-themed puzzle rooms.

There’s ESC201, where you must save your kidnapped friend after being locked in your dorm room by a serial stalker; The Patient, a puzzle set in a hospital where only your team must provide assistance to a patient in critical condition before time runs out; Convicted, a behind-bars race against the clock; and Collision, a mind-bending thriller of a puzzle set around the scene of an automobile accident.

If your team’s up for a real challenge, try one of the room’s with a lower chance of escape, like Convicted and Collision. 8011 Phillips Hwy Ste 3, Jacksonville, FL 32256


Museum of Science and History

Young or old, Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History makes science, history, and innovation accessible for all! Awaken your team’s scientific curiosity as they explore across three levels of exciting exhibits filled with fascinating fun.

From interactive, award-winning favorites like Currents of Time, which tells the story of 12,000 years of Northeast Florida history, and Atlantic Tails, where you can get up close and personal with animals found along the First Coast at the Intertidal Touch Tank, to the Florida Naturalist’s Center, which houses animals that are native to Northeast Florida, there is something for everyone on in your group to discover. Indulge your imagination with a science or live animal show, or explore distant galaxies in one of our planetarium programs.

If you’re traveling with younger children under the age of five, be sure to bring them by Kidspace, a fun and immersive exhibit where they can freely explore, experience, and enjoy science and history. 1025 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, FL 32207


Cinemark Tinseltown and XD

If you and your team are looking to wind down at the end of a busy day or just need some escape from the unpredictable Florida weather, why not catch a flick at Cinemark Tinseltown and XD?

This theater features a state-of-the-art XD auditorium, with a wall-to-wall movie screen and custom surround sound speaker system, allowing for an immersive experience that will make you feel as if you’re a part of the movie!

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If you would prefer to relax rather than be a part of the cinematic action onscreen, Cinemark Tinseltown and XD offers Luxury Loungers that you can reserve in advance. These plush seats are specially-designed to upgrade your movie-going experience, with electric-powered reclining and extendable footrests, and cup holders to keep your favorite drink close by. 4535 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216


Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens

Get in touch with nature at Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, a 120-acre woodland oasis in the midst of the city.

Explore three miles of rustic winding trails through distinct ecological habitats, enjoy the views of the arboretum’s lake from the surrounding walkway, or just enjoy lunch outside with the team on a picnic tables nestled under the shade of tall trees.

Interpretive signs and over 100 labeled plants will enhance your visit, and best of all, it’s free! 1445 Milcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225


Being the largest city in the state, Jacksonville is a great way to get the Florida experience. From picture-perfect beaches to exciting indoor attractions, there’s sure to never be a dull moment during your team’s stay, rain or shine.