Every winter, the rare Atlantic right whales migrate over 1,000 miles to the waters off Amelia Island, where they give birth to and nurse their young calves. Full-grown whales are up to 55 feet long and can be spotted by keen eyes during December and January.
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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