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10 Reasons to Visit Amelia Island after the Great Lockdown

Posted on May 11, 2020
We know things aren’t “normal” anywhere right now but just as soon as they are and you feel healthy and safe, we hope you’ll come back to see our enchanted island. Here are 10 great reasons you’ll want to visit Amelia Island after the great lockdown!

10 Reasons to Visit Amelia Island after the Great Lockdown

Posted on May 11, 2020
We know things aren’t “normal” anywhere right now but just as soon as they are and you feel healthy and safe, we hope you’ll come back to see our enchanted island. Here are 10 great reasons you’ll want to visit Amelia Island after the great lockdown!

Isle of Eight Flags

Posted on May 05, 2020
Sought after and fought over for centuries, storied Amelia Island is the only place in the U.S. to have been under the dominion of eight different flags. Find out the colorful stories behind the banners and have fun exploring the treasure trove of history, heritage, and attractions. 

Isle of Eight Flags

Posted on May 05, 2020
Sought after and fought over for centuries, storied Amelia Island is the only place in the U.S. to have been under the dominion of eight different flags. Find out the colorful stories behind the banners and have fun exploring the treasure trove of history, heritage, and attractions. 

Shrimp Festival...with a Twist

Posted on May 01, 2020
Every May, businesses and residents of Amelia Island look forward to welcoming hundreds of vendors and visitors for the Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. It is unfortunate that the 2020 Shrimp Festival was cancelled due to concern for public health and safety, however, the town will still be commemorating Amelia Island's role as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry...with a bit of a twist this year. 

Shrimp Festival...with a Twist

Posted on May 01, 2020
Every May, businesses and residents of Amelia Island look forward to welcoming hundreds of vendors and visitors for the Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. It is unfortunate that the 2020 Shrimp Festival was cancelled due to concern for public health and safety, however, the town will still be commemorating Amelia Island's role as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry...with a bit of a twist this year. 

Classic Amelia 2020

Posted on February 06, 2020
From international stars of classical music to bestselling authors to the world's most legendary autos, January to March is an especially classical time to experience Amelia Island.

Classic Amelia 2020

Posted on February 06, 2020
From international stars of classical music to bestselling authors to the world's most legendary autos, January to March is an especially classical time to experience Amelia Island.

Amelia Island's African American History and Heritage; Celebrating Black History Month

Posted on February 01, 2020
February is Black History Month and an opportunity to take a look back and experience the depth of African-American history and heritage on our storied coast. Here is a look at some of the experiences, history and upcoming events on and around Amelia Island.

 

Amelia Island's African American History and Heritage; Celebrating Black History Month

Posted on February 01, 2020
February is Black History Month and an opportunity to take a look back and experience the depth of African-American history and heritage on our storied coast. Here is a look at some of the experiences, history and upcoming events on and around Amelia Island.

 

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.