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Locale – Julington Creek in Fruit Cove and Switzerland

Julington Creek Plantation is a Master Planned Community which began construction in 1994 in Fruit Cove, Florida. Located conveniently between Jacksonville and St Augustine, Julington Creek offers 45 individually named neighborhoods spreading over 4,200 acres of land. This active lifestyle community provides its residents with multiple sports and exercise facilities, including an 18-hole championship golf course, a fitness center, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields, a skate park, biking and jogging trails as well as a competition pool for the avid swimmer to splash pools for the little ones. A St Johns County Library is also located within the Julington Creek development.

Switzerland is an unincorporated community, sitting on the eastern bank of the St Johns River, just south of Fruit Cove.



Currently, in the Julington Creek / Fruit Cove / Switzerland area, the local schools are comprised of:

  • 3 elementary schools (K–5)
  • 1 K-8 school (K–8)
  • 2 middle schools (6–8)
  • 2 high schools (9–12)

For more information regarding St Johns County schools and local colleges, please click the following links:



Delicious places to eat:

  • Blackstone Grill
  • Metro Diner
  • Twisted Compass Brewing Co
  • Julington Creek Fish Camp (Mandarin)
  • Woodpeckers BBQ
  • Brucci’s Pizza
  • Gator’s Dockside
  • Bono’s Pit BBQ
  • Brickstone Pizza
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill
  • Starbucks
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • PDQ
  • Vino’s Pizza
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Maple Street Biscuit Co
  • Moon Dog (Pizza) Pie House
  • Sonic
  • Iggy’s
  • Subway
  • La Nopalera
  • Pizza Hut
  • Yobe Frozen Yogurt
  • Saucy Taco
  • Marco’s Pizza
  • McDonalds
  • Burger King
  • Wendy’s
  • Little Caesars Pizza
  • The Loop
  • Wakame Japanese
  • Tropical Smoothie



Our favorite places to shop:

  • Embellish Designer Resale Boutique
  • Pink Nickel
  • Makk Fashion
  • Play Today Toys
  • Peterbrooke Chocolatier
  • Gretchen’s Hallmark
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
  • UPS Store
  • Publix
  • Walmart Neighborhood Market
  • Goodwill
  • Betty Griffin Thrift Shoppe
  • CVS
  • Walgreens
  • Broudy’s Liquor
  • Williams Athletics
  • Dollar Tree
  • Pinch A Penny Pool Supply



Facilities to help you heal:

  • Baptist Medical Center South – Emergency Room
  • Flagler Hospital, St Augustine
  • Brooks Rehabilitation, St Augustine


Points of Interest

Historic Sites

Amazing historical sites to visit:

  • Alpine Groves Park (54.5 acre park, previously an orange and lemon grove dating back to early 1900’s)


Parks and Beaches

Surf, Sand and Serenity:

  • Alpine Grove Park, Switzerland/Fruit Cove
  • Mills Field, Fruit Cove
  • RiverTown Park, St Johns
  • Veterans Park, St Johns
  • Durbin Park, St Johns
  • Mandarin Park Boat Ramp, Mandarin
  • Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Vilano Beach and Pier
  • St Johns County Ocean Pier
  • St Augustine Beach
  • Micklers Beach, Ponte Vedra
  • Davis Park, Ponte Vedra
  • Anastasia State Park, St Augustine
  • Palencia Park, St Augustine
  • Frank Butler County Park West, St Augustine


Bed and Breakfast

Comfy places to rest your head and fill your tummy:

  • Sorry, but you will have to travel to St Augustine to enjoy staying in a B&B!



Hit the links:

  • Julington Creek Golf Club, Fruit Cove
  • Cimarrone Golf Club, St Johns
  • St Johns Golf & Country Club, St Johns
  • The Golf Club at South Hampton, St Johns
  • World Golf Hall of Fame (Museum for both men & women golfers)
  • The PGA Tour Golf Academy, St Augustine
  • Slammer & Squire Golf Course, St Augustine
  • King & Bear Golf Course, St Augustine
  • The Palencia Club, St Augustine
  • Royal St Augustine Golf & Country Club, St Augustine
  • Palm Valley Golf Club, Palm Valley


Water Activities

Fun in the sun:

  • Freedom Boat Club, Mandarin
  • Julington Creek Marina, Mandarin
  • Mandarin Holiday Marina, Mandarin
  • Mandarin Park Boat Ramp
  • Hagan Coastal Outfitters (Hagen Ace Hardware), Mandarin
  • Raging Water Sports, St Augustine
  • Florida Water Tours, St Augustine
  • St Augustine ECO Tours, St Augustine
  • Flyboarding Hydro Flying & Jet Pack, St Augustine
  • Bluewater Adventure, St Augustine
  • Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboarding, St Augustine
  • Anastasia Watersports


Boating and Fishing

Where they are biting:

  • Freedom Boat Club, Julington Creek, Jacksonville Beach & St Augustine
  • Devils Elbow Fishing Resort & Boat Rental, St Augustine
  • St Augustine Boating Club
  • Emory King Charter Boat, St Augustine
  • Bay Ray Boat Rentals, St Augustine
  • Now & Zen Charters, St Augustine
  • St Augustine Fishing Charters
  • Camachee Island Charters, St Augustine
  • Florida Water Tours, St Augustine