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Located just off the northeast coast of Florida, Amelia Island is a tranquil beach escape that exudes Southern charm.

Awaken your sense of wonder

Pristine beaches to the east. Stunning marshes to the west. Unique island discoveries everywhere in between.

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Discover eventful Amelia this Spring

Spring means warm breezes, wildlife babies and ... amazing events on Amelia Island

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13 miles of beaches

Endless views in every direction

Sink your toes into the appalachian-quartz sand as you stroll along the shore. Breathe in the salt air. Let the rhythmic sound of gentle waves be the soundtrack to your getaway. On Amelia Island, beach days are the best days.

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Over 90 independent restaurants

Delicious ways to dine

For families, couples and friends, dining is a culinary adventure. Farm-to-table, fresh seafood, international flavors and decadent desserts are a mere sampling of the menus that await.

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Outdoor recreation

Nature trails and waterways

Meander down a peaceful path that winds through a coastal maritime forest. Kayak through picturesque salt marsh estuaries. Whether you explore on land or on water, it’s an experience you’ll never forget.

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It's the warmth of the sun on your shoulders that puts you on cloud nine. The laid-back nature tour that becomes the adventure of a lifetime. The 13 miles of pristine beaches that simply take your breath away.

It's a special feeling that's difficult to put into words, but once you visit Amelia Island, you'll know it well. It's a real thing. It's an Island thing.

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Travel Guide

Arts & Culture

Amelia Island is alive with theater, art walks, concerts, and acclaimed music festivals.
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Beaches

The sun rises majestically over the horizon. The wildlife gracefully stirs, embracing a renewed sense of curiosity.
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Dining & Nightlife

Explore the flavors of Amelia Island especially for those with a taste for life.
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Downtown

As you meander through the historic streets of downtown Fernandina Beach, you are transported to a world where time stands still.
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Family

Bring the whole family and discover a timeless, friendly place with experiences for all ages.
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Golf

With 99 holes of championship golf awaiting players of every skill level, Amelia Island is a true golfer’s paradise.
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History

Discover the rich history of Amelia Island.
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Nature & Outdoors

Home to a rare maritime forest ecosystem and unique array of flora and fauna, Amelia Island offers an escape to the wonders of nature and the sea.
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Romance

Disconnect to reconnect with one another during your enchanted getaway on Amelia Island.
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Spa & Wellness

Discover a haven for recharging your mind, body, and spirit on blissful Amelia Island.
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FAQs

Have a question about Amelia Island? Whether you're curious about the best times to visit, things to do, or recommendations for dining and accommodations, you're likely to discover the information you need here. Take a look at our most frequently asked questions to the right. If you can't find what you're looking for, send a message to Info@AmeliaIsland.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

  • What is the difference between Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach?
  • What is the best month to visit Amelia Island?
  • Are there public beaches on Amelia Island?
  • Is Amelia Island a good choice for families with kids?
  • What accommodations are available?
  • Is Amelia Island dog friendly?
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FAQs

Have a question about Amelia Island? Whether you're curious about the best times to visit, things to do, or recommendations for dining and accommodations, you're likely to discover the information you need here. Take a look at our most frequently asked questions to the right. If you can't find what you're looking for, send a message to Info@AmeliaIsland.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Fernandina Beach is the town located on Amelia Island. It’s known for its charming downtown historic district and waterfront views. Discover more with our Downtown Fernandina Beach Travel Guide.

Unlike most Florida destinations, Amelia Island gets four seasons. June, July and August bring long, summer beach days and all the memories you can make. September, October and November mean slightly cooler temperatures, so fall is perfect for enjoying outdoor area activities, including many island events. December and January bring drier air and comfortable winter weather. March, April and May bring springtime blooms, and it’s a great time to enjoy sightseeing, beachcombing, biking and nature walks.

Amelia Island boasts beautiful public beaches that are open to residents and visitors alike. Some of the popular public beach access points include Main Beach Park, Peter’s Point Beachfront Park, Seaside Park, and American Beach. These beach accesses offer wide stretches of sand and amenities such as restrooms, picnic areas, and parking facilities. Several hotels and restaurants are right within walking distance. Plan your perfect beach getaway with the Amelia Island Beach Travel Guide.

With natural beauty, family-friendly attractions and accommodations, and welcoming atmosphere, Amelia Island is an excellent choice for families. 13 miles of uncrowded, clean beaches offer so many ways to play. Historic attractions and outdoor recreation, such as Fort Clinch State Park, are abundant. And sports, from mini-golf to electric skateboarding, are great for all ages. Get inspired with our Family Travel Guide.

The island is home to a variety of accommodations. Choose from luxury oceanfront resorts such as The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and Omni Amelia Island Resort; intimate Bed & Breakfasts; vacation rentals, hotels and campsites. See more places to stay.

Escape to Amelia Island without leaving your four-legged family members behind. We offer pet-friendly hotels/motels, resorts and vacation rentals where most pets are welcome to stay. Historic downtown Fernandina Beach is proud to be pet-friendly and you can tell by all the water bowls located outside many of the store fronts on Centre Street. If your furry family member wants to play on the beach, that’s fine. Leashed dogs are welcome to frolic in the surf just the same as you! Or, send them to one of the island’s dog parks for a fun canine experience with friends. Learn more about pet-friendly vacations on Amelia Island.

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