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Jacksonville Historic District is a must visit sites in the city, especially for those with a keen inclination for all things vintage. A designated Historic Landmark, this is a good spot for a look into the city's rich past. Peppered with several vintage buildings, culture centers, parks and historic landmarks, everything about this spot is perfect for an old-fashioned evening stroll.
Jackson Wellsprings Courtyard is a perfect picnic spot for all. The center offers spas, yoga, fitness sessions and a lot of water activities. You can enroll here for a daily swim or just drop by for a Jacuzzi day. The center is also open to live musical concert and various cultural events. In its open outdoor space, you can have your own picnic shelters or even go camping on the site. Jackson Wellsprings Courtyard is great recreational space for all age groups.
Found at the height of 800 feet (243 meters), the Upper and Lower Table Rock are two old volcanic plateaus. A seven million-year-old andesitic lava flow is the reason behind their formation. The sites are historically significant because of the inhabitation of Native Americans approximately 15,000 years before the settlement of European-Americans. Home to nearly 340 species of flora, the dwarf woolly meadowfoam, a type of wildflower can be found near the rocks.
Bask in the summer breeze and watch colorful lavender fields undulate beneath bright blue skies. Promising a fun experience for all ages, Lavender Fields Forever offers visitors the opportunity to pick variants of lavender during the warmer months and join workshops that demonstrate how these are cultivated and harvested. During June and July, lavender festivals in the region beckon to those looking to acquaint themselves with the herbs that have various culinary and skincare uses. You can also visit the onsite shop to carry lavender-infused products of your choice home.
Located at the northeast of Nevada street, this park features ample sports spaces such as three soccer fields, two softball fields, two baseball fields, a playground, covered picnic area and nature centre. The picnic area is often available on a rental basis as a ground for onetime events whereas the nature centre conducts programs and activities to promote the local natural environment.