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Above: "Top to Bottom" tour in Jacksonville
"Jacksonville has flexible meeting venues
eager to host your event, convention hotels that
offer way more than just convenient meeting
space and a fun nightlife vibe to keep everyone
entertained during their visit."
public. Groups start by seeing the skyline
views of downtown from the rooftop of its
tallest building, then venture into the secret
underground tunnels that were originally built
to move money between the city's banks.
In downtown Jax-as it is called by
locals-a 30-acre development on the St.
Johns River known as The District will
include an AC Hotel by Marriott with 200
rooms, a lounge and restaurant, and fitness
center. A 220-room Margaritaville Resort
on the oceanfront is also in the proposal
stages. The Atlantis Project, a $77 million
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luxury resort and full-service hotel is about to
break ground in Jacksonville Beach, and the
Lexington Hotel & Conference Center is
in the midst of a $20 million renovation of its
"Jacksonville has flexible meeting
venues eager to host your event,
convention hotels that offer way more than
just convenient meeting space and a fun
nightlife vibe to keep everyone entertained
during their visit. Your imagination is the
limit in Jax!" says Monica Smith, VP of
sales and services for Visit Jacksonville.