Bike Tree

Family on floating dock


Ft. Clinch


Nature Walk

Why Amelia Island?

Escape the everyday world and find inspiration in our peaceful, relaxed community. Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget.

History & Heritage

Known as the “Isle of Eight Flags,” Amelia Island has had an amazing, interesting and tumultuous past, characterized by its diverse cast of pirates, shrimpers, nobles & more.

Island Weather

With abundant sunshine and mild temperatures year round, it's always a perfect time to visit Amelia Island.


Amelia Island is an easy 30-minute drive from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), making the airport a quick and convenient option for air travelers from all over the world.

Interactive Map

Use our interactive map to navigate around the island and find options for accommodations, dining and activities.

Photo Gallery

Take a look around our beautiful island, from activities and events to the breath taking beach scenery.  

Seaweed Facts

Learn why seaweed is important to Amelia Island's beaches.
  • Drive Time:
  • Jacksonville 45 min
  • St Augustine 1 hr 30 min
  • Savannah 2 hrs
  • Orlando 3 hrs
  • Tampa 4 hrs
Amelia Island Tourist Development Council 102 Centre Street, Amelia Island, FL 32034› Call 904-277-0717 Fax 904-432-8417
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