Overview of Arlington
Jacksonville, Florida is a large city near the border of both Georgia and Alabama, and centrally located north of Daytona Beach and somewhat southeast of Tallahassee. This conveniently situated city is the largest (in area) among the cities of the contiguous United States, and the neighborhood of Arlington Jacksonville just happens to be right in the middle of everything. Arlington Jacksonville apartments border the beaches of Jacksonville, which makes it the perfect home for beach and nature lovers. In Arlington Jacksonville, you get the great Florida weather, but because it is so close to the Georgia border, all four seasons are evident. In addition, every now and then, you may see a little snow.
Apartments in Jacksonville Florida
If you are moving to Jacksonville, but you don’t want to spend too much for rent, you can find apartments in Arlington Jacksonville for as low as $550 per month for a one bedroom, one bath. In fact, rent for most apartments is very reasonable, with some three bedroom apartments renting for only $900 per month. Common amenities include pools,playgrounds, a jogging track, and a sports court. There are also some more expensive choices that come with a separate set of perks and add-ons, but generally Arlington Jacksonville apartments are on the affordable side.
Local Insight on Dining & Culture
If you want to eat casually, but do not want to sacrifice flavor, try Beach Road Chicken Dinners on Atlantic Blvd, formerly Beach Road because it was once the only road that led to the beach. Open since 1939, it serves the best fried chicken dinners in Jacksonville, if not in creation. More than likely, it is a matter of taste, but it is a must try if only for the historic value. Arlington Jacksonville has many other restaurants from the casual to fine dining. It would be difficult to find a cuisine that is not represented in the area.
Later in the evening, you may want to relax in a musical atmosphere. From Karaoke to a little hookah bar, you can find it in Arlington Jacksonville. The hookah bar is aptly named The Tent Hookah Lounge and it is equipped with several huge tents decorated with floor cushions, candles and a fire pit (fake). However, if you prefer to drink and dance, Jacksonville is known for its many nightclubs and local bars.
Pet Friendly Apartments & Resources
For the care of your four legged companions in Arlington Jacksonville, the Arlington Animal Hospital has a “Free Vaccines for Life” program. A one-time enrollment fee and a once a year paid physical exam ensures that your pet is kept up to date on all vaccines for life. If you need spay and neuter services, the Jacksonville Humane Society provides a low cost program and for your pampered pet, there are several grooming and cage free boarding services. Many Arlington Jacksonville apartments allow for both cats and dogs, and since there are so many options for care in the area having a pet will be a breeze!
Transportation In Arlington Jacksonville, FL
Traveling around the Arlington Jacksonville area is normally done by car, but public transportation is also available. Although the pleasant weather lends itself to walking and bicycling, it is better to arrive by motor vehicle and use the parks and bike paths to enjoy yourself. Because much of Jacksonville is surrounded by water, boats are another pleasurable mode of transportation. You can tie your boat up to the dock at Jacksonville’s pier and walk about and enjoy a few cocktails and the night air.
Jacksonville FL Schools & Education
The Arlington neighborhood provides both public and private schools. Arlington Country Day School (ACDS) is one of the private schools in Arlington. It is a college prep school that offers classes for Kindergarten through 12th grade. It has at least seven separate athletic programs and the staff is dedicated to providing mentoring for your child’s athletic, creative, and intellectual pursuits. In addition, Arlington has several other types of schools, including one for the learning disabled child, and the public schools in this area are considered superior.