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Jacksonville Named Among Top Summer Destinations, creative commons
Downtown Jacksonville

What does Jacksonville have in common with Dominica; Havana, Cuba; Las Vegas; or Austin, Texas?

These destinations are among20 selected by Forbes for its best cities for summer travel list. The publication called the River City "a hidden gem that's packed with attractions." Included in those attractions are the Five Points and San Marco neighborhoods, which are "are home to numerous bars, boutiques and bistros, just outside downtown," Forbes wrote. 

And Jacksonville, by the way, was the lone city in Florida to make the list.

Other selections included:

  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Montreal, Canada
  • Oakland, California
  • Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Palm Springs, California
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Portland, Oregon
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Tulum, Mexico

Read the entire Forbes story.