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It's Shrimp Festival Time

Posted on April 01, 2016
Celebrating the island’s heritage as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry (and recognizing its colorful history as a pirate port,) the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival is almost here. Here's what's new and how you can experience it.

It's Shrimp Festival Time

Posted on April 01, 2016
Celebrating the island’s heritage as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry (and recognizing its colorful history as a pirate port,) the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival is almost here. Here's what's new and how you can experience it.

Introducing The Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix

Posted on February 23, 2016
Sportscar Vintage Racing Association adds the heart-pounding excitement of car racing to the elegance of vintage automobiles during 2016's prestigious Amelia Concours Week. The line-up of Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix events from March 17-20 (with races open to the ticketed public March 19-20) includes not only auto racing, but a vintage aircraft show and vintage motorcycle racing, as well. 
 

Introducing The Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix

Posted on February 23, 2016
Sportscar Vintage Racing Association adds the heart-pounding excitement of car racing to the elegance of vintage automobiles during 2016's prestigious Amelia Concours Week. The line-up of Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix events from March 17-20 (with races open to the ticketed public March 19-20) includes not only auto racing, but a vintage aircraft show and vintage motorcycle racing, as well. 
 

Readers' Island

Posted on February 10, 2016
The sea air, a beach chair, that book you've been saving:  reading on the beach is one of life's greatest pleasures (and one we definitely recommend for you next visit to Amelia Island.)  But did you know that this barrier island offers pages of experiences for book lovers of all ages?   

Readers' Island

Posted on February 10, 2016
The sea air, a beach chair, that book you've been saving:  reading on the beach is one of life's greatest pleasures (and one we definitely recommend for you next visit to Amelia Island.)  But did you know that this barrier island offers pages of experiences for book lovers of all ages?   

History and Heritage at American Beach and Kingsley Plantation

Posted on February 08, 2016
The story of the African-American experience on and around Amelia Island is long, fascinating, and on special display this month, with the annual Heritage Celebrations taking place at Kingsley Plantation on February 20th and 27th. 

History and Heritage at American Beach and Kingsley Plantation

Posted on February 08, 2016
The story of the African-American experience on and around Amelia Island is long, fascinating, and on special display this month, with the annual Heritage Celebrations taking place at Kingsley Plantation on February 20th and 27th. 

16 Amelia Island Things to Do in 2016

Posted on January 21, 2016
There's no time like a winter day to start thinking about how to have more unforgettable travel experiences this year.  And there's no place like Amelia Island to enjoy everything from active adventures to totally unplugged tranquility.  Here are 16 ideas to get you started, inspired by TripAdvisor favorites and Facebook fans.

16 Amelia Island Things to Do in 2016

Posted on January 21, 2016
There's no time like a winter day to start thinking about how to have more unforgettable travel experiences this year.  And there's no place like Amelia Island to enjoy everything from active adventures to totally unplugged tranquility.  Here are 16 ideas to get you started, inspired by TripAdvisor favorites and Facebook fans.

About Amelia Island

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.

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