Is Jacksonville Expensive?

Is Jacksonville expensive to visit?

Jacksonville is a popular destination that is also moderately priced. It falls in the middle range of travel cost prices globaly with a daily average travel cost of $220. If we compare it to the rest of North America, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It ranks in the top 50% of cities in North America for its travel costs. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Sonoma and Ketchikan.



Jacksonville, Florida

How expensive is Jacksonville?

Travelers spend an average of $220 per day when visiting Jacksonville (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Jacksonville here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Jacksonville?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Jacksonville costs around $659 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $1,318.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Jacksonville?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Jacksonville will cost around $1,537 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $3,075.

Is it expensive to backpack in Jacksonville?

Jacksonville has a very limited selection of hostels and budget accommodation, so it's not the first place that comes to mind for backpackers looking for social and cheap accommodations. This makes it hard at times to travel here as a backpacker, so you'll have to be resourceful to travel on a tight budget here. Low-cost hotels are always an option, as are guesthouses or couch surfing options. The difficulties in finding budget accommodation are especially tough for solo travelers who might need to pay for the full price of a hotel room on their own. Otherwise, you can save money here by finding free activities, eating at low-cost restaurants or cooking your own food, and using public transportation when available.

Are hotels expensive in Jacksonville?

When we look at our analysis of hotel prices in Jacksonville, we find them to be very economical in comparison to the rest of the world. The average nightly cost for a hotel room here is approximately $114. The area boasts about [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels with an average rate of [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For those seeking a balance between comfort and affordability, three-star hotels offer an average rate of $143 per night, while two-star hotels provide an even more budget-friendly option at $98 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Jacksonville
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 3 $151
3 stars 42 $143
2 stars 74 $98

1521 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville
Overall Rating 9.5
10605 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville
Overall Rating 9.0

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Jacksonville?

In Jacksonville, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $20 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is less than the country's average of $55.

    • Big Talbot Island Self Guided Tour with Smart Helmets: $115
    • Electric Bike Tour with Free Application for Navigation: $50
    • Murray Hill Walking Mural Tour: $25
    • The Avondale Tour (Jacksonville): $145
    • Amelia Island Guided Kayak Tour of Lofton Creek : $60
    • Self Guided Family Friendly Kayak Rental Experience Old Florida : $48
    • Half-Day City Tour in Downtown Jacksonville : $96
    • Florida Backroads E-Bike Tour: $100

    Is food expensive in Jacksonville?

    In Jacksonville, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $96 per day on food, which is more than the country's average of $58.

    • 1 Hour of Chocolate Pizza Making Class in Jacksonville: $18

    Is transportation expensive in Jacksonville?

    Exploring local transportation in Jacksonville shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $53 per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $46. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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