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Top Exhibits at the Amelia Island Museum of History

When the Amelia Island Museum of History opened in the late ‘70s, it was not necessarily designed as the historic gem it is today. What was humbly opened by a board of 15 trustees who hired a single person to... Read more

Taking a Day Trip to Jacksonville From Amelia Island

While most people come to Amelia Island to enjoy its laid-back beach town vibe, it’s nice to enjoy some urban energy, too. Jacksonville is a sprawling metropolis, the largest by area in the country, and the most populated city in... Read more

A Guide to Parking and Getting Around Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach is a hotspot for some excellent boutique shopping, many historic attractions, and some good, old-fashioned rustic exploring. The historic district is the center of the action. You can take the family for an exciting afternoon at one of... Read more

Amelia Island Pinball Museum

It’s peculiar, nostalgic, family friendly, and certainly off-the-radar. It’s the Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum, and it is one of the oddest and most appealing attractions on Amelia Island. Below is your guide to this throwback museum, featuring bizarre stories about... Read more

Beachgoing on Amelia Island

Along the coast of Amelia Island, you can find some truly spectacular beaches for days upon days of fun on a family vacation or an unforgettable romantic getaway. From the popular northern public beach accesses to the pristine protected beaches... Read more

10 Unique Facts About Amelia Island

The battle for control of Amelia Island between the Spanish, French, English, and other parties throughout its history led to sporadic periods of settlement and a unique blend of cultures. This has helped Amelia Island develop a distinctly iconic historic... Read more

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

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... Read more

Planning a Beach Day on Amelia Island

Amelia Island beaches are perfect for a day full of family-friendly activities and relaxation. So, pick a beach, grab your bikini, and check out one of the great public beaches on the island. Pick Your Beach The island is home... Read more

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