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November 2017 Amelia Island Events

Whether you’re looking for a cooking class, a Thanksgiving-inspired fun run, or sparkles and lights to coax you into the Christmas season, Amelia Island has it all. With many events close to vacation rentals on Amelia Island, you won’t have... Read more

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The Historic Palace Saloon on Amelia Island

Amelia Island not only is rich in white-sand beaches and blue waters, but in history as well. The colorful history here dates back to the Revolutionary War, British rule, and even Native American inhabitance. Part of the fun of visiting... Read more

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Amelia Island Post Irma

Amelia Island fared quite well during Hurricane Irma like many other parts of Florida, although there was some structural damage, downed trees, flooding and power outages. Many buildings and homes only sustained minor and repairable damage as reported by local... Read more

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October 2017 Amelia Island Events

Fall is in the air in northern Florida. With the summer heat subsiding a bit and Halloween on the way, it’s a great time to enjoy some activities like ghostly walking tours, fall marathons, and fishing tournaments along with very... Read more

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4 Cheap Eats on Amelia Island

Nothing works up an appetite like a full day frolicking and doing water sports activities at the famed beaches of Amelia Island. Good news is that it has a diverse range of Amelia Island restaurants that serve cuisines from all... Read more

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The Colorful Pirate History of Amelia Island

Ahoy, matey! is a greeting you would not be hearing these days in the modern world, but it is not uncommon to hear it used today in Amelia Island. Aside from being a popular beach destination, it is also known... Read more

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Why you shouldn’t miss booking a fishing charter when you’re on Amelia Island

Located off the Atlantic coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is an idyllic family friendly holiday destinationwell known for its luxury Amelia Island vacation rentals, breathtaking beaches, pristine waters and numerous water-sports activities. For those who are getting tired of... Read more

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Wildlife Tours on Amelia Island

Amelia Island is home to several exciting outdoor activities and family friendly wildlife tours which offer a fun-filled adventure for individuals and families alike. These tours take you through the waters of the Atlantic or nearby nature preserves that are... Read more

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The History of Fort Clinch on Amelia Island

Fort Clinch is one of the most exciting and interesting historic attractions on Amelia Island, drawing thousands of visitors each year, along with its surrounding state park. As the northernmost attraction on the northernmost barrier island in the state of... Read more

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4 Family Friendly Restaurants on Amelia Island

The wide selection of Amelia Island restaurants and dining options is certainly one of the top draws to the island. During your next vacation, you’ll have plenty of family friendly restaurants to choose from, with casual atmospheres, great prices, and... Read more

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White Oak Conservation Center

For nature and wildlife enthusiasts, a visit to White Oak Conservation Center is a must. Known globally as one of the world’s leading research, breeding and training facilities, White Oak strives to protect endangered species from extinction. 13,000 acres of... Read more

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5 Best Seafood Restaurants

Footsteps away from the vast ocean, lies a cluster of some of the best Amelia Island seafood restaurants. Scope out your catch of the day at one of Seafood Row’s delicious fin-inspired eateries. There’s a vibe to suit all, an... Read more

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Hiking Near Fernandina Beach

There are several incredible Amelia Island nature trails to consider for any serious hiking enthusiast and outdoor adventurer. In addition to several fascinating Amelia Island parks conveniently located right on the island, the state parks near Fernandina Beach provide a... Read more

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Kingsley Plantation

Your family trip to Amelia Island isn’t complete without visiting the ecological and historic preserve on the Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville. You’ll find it located at 11676 Palmetto Ave, Jacksonville, FL on the beautiful Fort George River, at the sprawling... Read more

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Amelia Island Tours

Historic Amelia Island has so much more than just great seafood and beautiful beaches. There are countless ways to spend your family vacation here and plenty of activities to fill your schedule with. If you’re not sure where to begin,... Read more

History of Amelia Island

Amelia Island is steeped in mystique and tradition, with a history that dates back centuries. 8 different nations at one point controlled this prized and scenic island. The full history of Amelia Island is quite complex, interesting and detailed. It’s... Read more

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Guide to an Amelia Island Summer

The summer is truly an ideal time for Amelia Island vacations, although every season is enjoyable here. During this summer, you’ll always have pleasant enough weather to swim at any of the island’s numerous beaches. Explore Amelia Island Whether you... Read more

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Where is Amelia Island and How to Get There

Amelia Island is an exciting and fun-filled island vacation getaway located just 45-minutes northeast of Jacksonville. As one of the Florida’s historic first vacation destinations, it is a sunny getaway for families seeking less crowded beaches and nature preserves, and... Read more

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Explore Cumberland Island National Seashore

Cumberland Island is Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island, and it is one of the most frequently visited and famous marine protected areas in the United States. The sprawling 9,800 acres of Cumberland Island National Seashore are as diverse in... Read more

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Amelia Island Seafood Markets

The seafood markets of Amelia Island offer fresh, delicious locally caught seafood throughout the year, and they are a popular among locals, vacationers and travelers from Jacksonville and surrounding areas. Visitors to Amelia Island who plan on cooking homemade meals... Read more

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Waterfront Dining on Amelia Island

Amelia Island is home to several waterfront restaurants where you can enjoy scenic views of the ocean and delectable cuisine in pleasant indoor or outdoor settings. There’s nothing quite like the experience of waterfront dining on Amelia Island, so be... Read more

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Plan a Visit to the Amelia Island Lighthouse

The Amelia Island Lighthouse is a unique tourist attraction on Amelia Island and certainly one of the more intriguing places to visit in the area. Built in 1838, it is the state’s oldest lighthouse and is often a stop for... Read more

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Amelia Island Children’s Activities

Family Vacations on Amelia Island When it comes to beach vacations, there’s nothing quite like Amelia Island! This Florida coast island has miles of white-sand beaches that you and your family will love, from sunrise to stunning sunset. Stay right... Read more

Amelia Island Labor Day Events

As Labor Day approaches, many people will be flocking to the Florida Coast for the beautiful scenery, rich atmosphere and fantastic Labor Day weekend activities. And one of the most sought after spots is beautiful Amelia Island. Amelia Island is... Read more

Atlantis on Amelia Vacation Rentals

A Dream Vacation on Amelia Island If you’re lucky enough to be taking a Florida vacation on Amelia Island, then you’re in for a real treat. From perfect white sand to the bluest of ocean waters, from beach fishing to... Read more

Where are the best beaches on Amelia Island?

Amelia Island, the southernmost island of the Sea Islands off the upper northeast coast of Florida, boasts 13 miles of stunning beaches that offer tourists swimming, fishing, surfing, kite flying, and much more. The island’s beaches are excellent locations for... Read more

4th of July Activities and Events in the Amelia Island Area

You’ll find numerous activities and events planned for the 4th of July in the Amelia Island area if you’re planning on being there for an upcoming vacation or as a local. It’s the perfect 4th of July vacation destination to... Read more

Golf Near Amelia Island

With some of the most scenic, challenging and exciting golf courses in the United States, Amelia Island is the perfect destination for a golf vacation. You’ll find a wide range of Amelia Island golf courses that are suitable for many... Read more

Explore Amelia Island on Two Wheels

Amelia Island and the area surrounding is the perfect destination for a family friendly biking vacation. Filled with beautiful sights, sounds, food, and many safe bike trails and paths, you’ll love exploring this scenic island getaway on bicycle. Bike rentals... Read more

Memorial Day on Amelia Island

This Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of special attractions and events in the Fernandina Beach area that are sure to spark the interest of tourists and locals alike. Be sure to book your Lizzy Lu vacation rental early on,... Read more

Staying in an Amelia Island Vacation Rental

Amelia Island is a historic and long beloved jewel of the Sea Islands. Located right off the coast of northeast Florida, it is a tranquil and scenic beach getaway with golden toned sands and a remarkably pleasant climate in every... Read more

Let Mom Relax while on Vacation during Thanksgiving!!

Thanksgiving Dining Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2015 Amelia Island Plantation Marche Burette – 904-491-4834 Sunrise Café – 800-684-9999 Verandah – 800-684-9999 Oceanside – 800-684-9999 Falcon’s Nest – 904-491-4242 The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Salt – 904-277-1087 Thanksgiving Grand Feast –... Read more

Sea Turtles on Amelia Island

When you visit Amelia Island on vacation or a quick get-a-way, you may be lucky enough to spot evidence of Sea Turtles on our beaches. Did you know the nesting of these turtles is very protected locally and federally because... Read more

Island Weather

  With abundant sunshine and mild temperatures year round, it’s always a perfect time to visit Amelia Island.  End of Summer is near where temperatures are in the 90s during the day with winds to cool you down to the... Read more

Looking for a Pet Friendly Vacation Spot? Come to Amelia Island

One of the sweetest sights to a dog owner’s eyes is a sign that says “pets allowed.” Yet how often do you see those words posted when you’re on vacation? The answer is: all the time, when you visit Amelia... Read more

Amelia Island Named Top 6 Beach Destination!

In the June edition of Parent’s magazine, Amelia Island was the 6th best destination to bring your family. this is a recap of the article: Oceanfront Fun On the island’s 13 miles of coastline,Main Beach Park is a gem because... Read more

There’s Plenty to do on Amelia Island, Even on a Rainy Day

There’s a saying that’s popular here on Amelia Island: “if you don’t like the weather, then wait a minute and it will change.” So yes, it does rain on our lovely isle on occasion. But that’s no cause for worry,... Read more

Fernandina Beach Has Something For Everyone to Enjoy

Finding a vacation spot that’s sure to please everyone can be nearly impossible. This is true whether it’s just you and your partner or a few energetic kids as well. One person wants to explore nature, another wants to learn... Read more

Fun Filled Days

Amelia Island is a southern gem that boasts beautiful scenery and an abundance of fun things to do.  Your family will love the peace and quiet while on the white sand beaches or the fun and excitement of reeling in... Read more

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