From Jonkoping, Gothenburg is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the west from here and Malmo is about 130 miles (209 kilometers) to the southwest.
For adventures of a cultural kind, spend a day or two exploring the lovingly curated museums in Jonkoping. Some of the main museum collections in Jonkoping are the Radio Museum and the thought-provoking Vetlanda Museum. Culture vultures will also enjoy the Bruno Mathsson Center or the Vandalorum.
Take a break from sightseeing in the Jonkoping area, and rub shoulders with golf-obsessed locals at these great golf courses. Keen golfers will appreciate the well-designed fairways at Isaberg Golf Club or Hooks Golf Club. Nassjo Golf Club and Gotastrom Golf Club are two more links sure to delight visiting golfers.
Racing fans will find plenty to get revved up about at the Anderstorp Raceway and the Vetlanda Speedway Arena, two of the most popular motorsports destinations in the Jonkoping area. Learn about the local racing scene, visit the pits and check out the garages, then enjoy all the tyre-squealing action as local speed demons do battle for the chequered flag.
Head to Lake Slattsjon or Lake Algustorpasjon. These are two picturesque places where visitors of Jonkoping like to escape to recharge their batteries. In this area these lakes are attractive locations to savour a picnic in the shade.
While in Jonkoping, set aside some time to see its most popular family attractions. Make your way to High Chaparral Theme Park, Vrigstad Moose Park and if you have the time, Rosenlundsbaden Aqua Park, the ideal destinations for those traveling with children.
Escape the bustling streets by heading to the nearby natural parks, such as Store Mosse National Park and Nassjo Lake Park. Go for a hike through the park and try to spot the local flora and fauna, before having a snack in the preserves’ pristine surrounds.
Apladalen Open-Air Museum and Park is among the most popular public green spaces around Jonkoping. Keen gardeners love to visit here for the relaxed atmosphere and well-designed botanical displays.
In this artistic city there are a few interesting exhibit spaces, such as the Horle Castle Gallery, where you can see local exhibits. Admire the building or see if a tour guide is available and view the exhibits.