Stanly Flyte

To Jacksonville, FL


Dear Connor,

Your FLAT STANLEY came all the way to my city Jacksonville, Florida,


While he was here, these are some of the exciting things he saw and/

or did:

Your brother Austin and I decided it would be a perfect day to visit a

nearby beach. We collected seashells, played in the waves and grabbed

a slice of pizza at a local Italian restaurant.

The distance between Harlan, IA and my city Jacksonville, FL is

approximately 1,371.8 miles.

If FLAT STANLEY should come back to visit, he should wear: Shorts, a

tee shirt, flip flops, a hat, sunglasses and plenty of sunscreen!

Some other interesting facts about my city include:

Jacksonville is the largest city in the United States.

The Blue Angels, the world’s premier flight demonstration team, took flight at Naval Air

Station Jacksonville on the city’s Westside.

Jacksonville is home to the country's largest urban park system with 111,669 acres of


Jacksonville was once a haven for filmmakers. It was known as the Winter Film Capital

of the World.

Jacksonville is home to the US's oldest skate park, Kona Skatepark in Arlington.

Before becoming famous, Tony Hawk competed at the venue.