Kingsley Plantation

History buffs will love exploring Kingsley Plantation, located just north of downtown Jacksonville on Fort George Island. This living history site allows you to step back in time and experience what life was like on a 19th century cotton plantation. Tour the main house, kitchen house, barn, and 25 restored slave quarters. Kingsley Plantation provides an immersive look at the lives of enslaved African Americans through engaging exhibits and knowledgeable park rangers. Getting There: Charter Bus Company Jacksonville offers comfortable transportation for groups of any size to Kingsley Plantation. Our charter buses allow you to travel together and make the most of your time exploring this fascinating historic site.

We’ll get your group there safely and on time! 11676 Palmetto Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32226 | (904) 251-3537

Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum houses an impressive collection of original manuscripts and documents from throughout history. See rare pieces like a draft of the Bill of Rights, manuscripts by Einstein and Edison, musical compositions, presidential documents, and more. History is brought to life at this fascinating museum, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at pivotal moments and figures. It’s a truly enlightening experience for visitors of all ages.

Getting There: Make traveling to the museum easy by booking one of our charter buses. We’ll get your group or club there comfortably so you can immerse yourselves in history. 101 W 1st St, Jacksonville, FL 32206 | (904) 356-2992

Tree Hill Nature Center

Immerse yourself in nature without leaving the city! Tree Hill Nature Center encompasses over 20 acres of wetlands, forests, and meadows along the St. Johns River. Explore wooded trails, observe wildlife in its natural habitat, and learn about the local ecosystem through educational programs. It’s a peaceful oasis minutes from downtown. Tree Hill Nature Center connects visitors to the natural world through guided hikes, kayaking, bird watching, and more family-friendly outdoor activities.

Getting There: Avoid the hassle of parking multiple cars and ride together in one of our charter buses. We’ll get your group to Tree Hill Nature Center ready to explore the trails and grounds. 7152 Lone Star Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32211 | (904) 724-4646

Beaches Museum & History Park

This unique museum brings the history of Jacksonville’s beaches communities to life. Located in a restored train depot, the Beaches Museum covers the development of Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach from the early 1900s to today. See exhibits on the original settlers, railroads, recreational attractions, architecture, and more. Outside, explore the History Park filled with historic buildings and artifacts. From the famous Roosevelt cottages to an old-fashioned soda shop, it’s a delightful trip back in time.

Getting There: Traveling in one of our charter buses allows your group to stay together while visiting this charming museum depicting Jacksonville’s coastal history. 381 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 | (904) 241-5657

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

This art museum houses an impressive collection of over 5,000 objects spanning from 2100 BC to the present day. The permanent collection includes works by Old Master and American artists. Special exhibitions also showcase artists from around the world. Outside, stroll through the beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking the St. Johns River. The Cummer Museum is a treat for art lovers and nature enthusiasts alike right in the heart of Jacksonville.

Getting There: Traveling by charter bus allows your group to avoid the hassle of parking downtown while visiting this exceptional riverfront museum. 829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204 | (904) 356-6857

Fort Caroline National Memorial

History is alive at Fort Caroline National Memorial, which commemorates the first French colony in what is now the United States. Walk in the footsteps of French Huguenots who settled here in 1564. Explore the fort’s remains and see a replica of the supply ship that brought colonists. Living history demonstrations give you a vivid look at life during France’s attempt to colonize Florida over 450 years ago. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience for Francophiles and history enthusiasts.

Getting There: Let our charter buses handle the transportation so you can immerse yourselves in this fascinating replica 16th-century fort. 12713 Fort Caroline Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225 | (904) 641-7155

Little Talbot Island State Park

Escape to nature without going far at Little Talbot Island State Park. Located just northeast of Jacksonville, this barrier island offers miles of pristine beaches, coastal forests, and saltwater marshes teeming with wildlife. Go hiking, fishing, kayaking, or swimming along the shore. Keep an eye out for river otters, marsh rabbits, bald eagles, and even wild horses! Little Talbot Island State Park is the perfect outdoor retreat right in Jacksonville’s backyard.

Getting There: Avoid the headache of multiple cars and ride together in our comfortable charter bus to this scenic state park. 12157 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226 | (904) 251-2320

Plan Your Trip With Party Buses Jacksonville

Now that you know about some of Jacksonville’s top hidden gem attractions, start planning your group trip! Party Buses Jacksonville provides convenient, comfortable transportation for groups of any size. Our charter buses allow you to travel together, avoid parking hassles, and make the most of your time exploring Jacksonville’s amazing hidden treasures. Call us today at (904) 203-1487 to book your bus and start your adventure!