Where to Live
Located off the banks of the St. John’s River, the Fort Caroline area offers waterfront and ranch-style single-family homes. You’ll find quiet areas surrounded by oak trees that canopy the streets providing shelter on a rainy day. You can expect to find apartment-style living in the neighborhood providing the same touch of nature. There’s a replica of the original Fort Caroline built by the French over 500 years ago nearby. If you are looking for less nature and more city life with affordable living, head east where you will find different areas offering a mix of apartments and single-family homes that will fit your style and budget.
Where to Eat
If you are looking for fine dining or a quick bite to eat, head down Atlantic Boulevard where you will find Mexican cuisine and Asian fare. You can also check out the local sports bar where you can watch your favorite team on the big screen while indulging in fresh food from the grill. Grab some dessert from the local ice cream shop where it’s made on site.
What You'll See
Residents come together for neighborhood garage sales, community neighborhood watch programs, and yard of the month contests. Golf enthusiasts enjoy a well-groomed golf course located in Blue Cypress Park within the residential neighborhood. Young people or folks young at heart get together for a game of disc golf at the community park. Residents of the East Arlington neighborhood unite to create a one-of-a-kind Christmas light display where spectators from all over drive through to see the holiday arrangement.
Friday Night Fun
Enjoy a night of Broadway-style live theater and fine dining at the nation’s oldest dinner theater. Try your luck at Florida’s largest poker room and have a Vegas-style night in the comfort of your hometown. Head down Atlantic Boulevard and dance the night away at the local nightclub or catch the latest film in Regency Square and make it a movie night.
The Perfect Sunday
Hike the trails at the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens located in the heart of Arlington. Enjoy a day of fishing, boating, and nature watching at one of Arlington’s historic landmarks. Sit outside with some friends and enjoy the breeze while having brunch at a local cafe. Walk off your meal and visit the shops on Regency Square Boulevard.
Nearby shopping • Many dining options • Historical landmarks • Family-friendly.
Locals Don't Love
Traffic on Arlington Expressway • Overcrowded retail shops on the weekends.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.
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