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Tampa to Jacksonville drive

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Tampa to Jacksonville road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Tampa to Jacksonville. If you're planning a road trip to Jacksonville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Tampa
drive for about 59 minutes

10:59 am  Brooksville (Florida)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:59 am
drive for about 59 minutes

12:58 pm  Belleview
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:58 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

2:57 pm  Gainesville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:57 pm
drive for about 33 minutes

4:30 pm  Starke
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:30 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

6:05 pm  Macclenny
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:05 pm
drive for about 32 minutes

7:38 pm  arrive in Jacksonville

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Brooksville (Florida)


Gainesville  (6 answers)



What are some things to do in Jacksonville?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Jacksonville. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Jacksonville for a first time visitor?  (12 answers)

profile  Amanda from asked:
Great places to stop with kids!  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Jacksonville.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Jacksonville to Tampa drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Tampa? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Tampa.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Tampa to Jacksonville. Or get a full Tampa to Jacksonville flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Tampa well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Tampa!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 200 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 18 minutes
69 Tampa travel answers
1 Brooksville (Florida) travel answer
1 Belleview travel answer
6 Gainesville travel answers
26 Jacksonville travel answers


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