St Johns River, Florida

St. Johns River is the longest river in the state of Florida. At 310 miles (500 km) long, it winds through or borders twelve counties, three of which are the state's largest. Starting in Indian River County and meeting the Atlantic Ocean at Duval County, the St. Johns is Florida's primary commercial and recreational waterway.

The towns and cities along the lower basin of the river are some of the oldest in Florida, and their histories have centered on the river. The final 35 miles (56 km) of the river's course runs through Jacksonville, the largest city by area in the state of Florida, with a population of more than a million.

Things to See and Do

* Downtown area
* Heming Plaza
* Jacksonville Riverwalks
* Avondale
* Jacksonville Landing

General information

Cruise Season – May – October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 1,986.53 km²(Jacksonville)
Population – 820,000 approx (Jacksonville)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The Jaxport cruise terminal is located at Dames Point in North Jacksonville.

Travel Links - Amtrak serves Jacksonville by the daily Silver Meteor and Silver Star long distance trains. The current station is situated on Clifford Lane in the northwest section of the city.
Jacksonville is serviced by Jacksonville International Airport, located on the Northside.

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