Tour Amelia Island



A Southern jewel in the Sea Island chain of barrier islands, Amelia Island has 13 miles of pristine, uncrowded beaches framed by natural beauty. Stroll, swim, or just take it in.



With more than 70 distinctive restaurants featuring fresh local seafood and produce, authentic international specialties, bistros, fine dining destinations and oceanfront restaurants, you could easily eat your way around Amelia Island.



Amelia Island loves to celebrate. The Shrimp Festival and the Concours d’Elegance draw thousands, and there are also events celebrating the arts (Blues, Jazz, Chamber Music, and Books) as well as the Pétanque America Open.



Amelia Island is home to 117 holes of stunning, world-class golf. From oceanfront holes and oak-lined fairways, the links of Amelia Island offer irresistible play for golfers of every skill level.


On the Water

Cruise into the sunset (as a passenger or a captain,) cast a line, kayak through the marshes or hop on a surfboard or paddleboard. Our 13 miles of beach are your playground.


Historic District

Florida's first luxury tourist destination, it's hosted a host of colorful characters including fabled pirates and Gilded Age millionaires. Discover Fernandina Beach's 50-block downtown historic district.



Experience the lush landscape of the maritime forest, marshlands, and the beaches. Take to one of the bike trails or hike through one of the state parks and enjoy this barrier island’s unique natural beauty.


Staying Here

From top-end resorts to unique historic hideaways, the comforts of your favorite hotel, a cozy beachfront condominium or villa or a campsite under the stars, there is something perfect for your family and your style.



What you find here, you won’t find everywhere: Amelia Island is covered with shops offering whimsical, artisan, local, one-of-a kind treasures. Make new discoveries (and enjoy the hunt.)

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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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