Plan Your Trip Request a Visitor's Guide A guide to Florida's legendary island with a Southern accent. Includes listings of all lodging, dining, and features the best activities available on Amelia Island. Request your guide today. Getting Here By car, air, or boat, Amelia Island is surprisingly easy to get to. Although located only 30 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport, you'll feel miles away from it all on this charming, tranquil island. Island Weather No matter the season, Amelia Island offers the perfect climate. Enjoy warm spring temperatures, excellent summer swimming weather, crisp fall evenings, and temperate winter days - all comfortable for any type of island play.