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The Amelia Island Lighthouse - A Beacon of Hope

Posted on August 01, 2019
In honor of National Lighthouse Day, here are some interesting, "little known" facts about the Amelia Island Lighthouse.

The Amelia Island Lighthouse - A Beacon of Hope

Posted on August 01, 2019
In honor of National Lighthouse Day, here are some interesting, "little known" facts about the Amelia Island Lighthouse.

Eventful Fall on Amelia

Posted on August 01, 2019
Plan your fall visit to Amelia Island and celebrate everything from music, film, and wellness, to sports, girlfriends, and whales! We have a little bit of everything going on.

Eventful Fall on Amelia

Posted on August 01, 2019
Plan your fall visit to Amelia Island and celebrate everything from music, film, and wellness, to sports, girlfriends, and whales! We have a little bit of everything going on.

Rainy Day Fun on Amelia

Posted on May 22, 2019
Skip the rain showers (or take a break from the sun) with these indoor attractions.
 

Rainy Day Fun on Amelia

Posted on May 22, 2019
Skip the rain showers (or take a break from the sun) with these indoor attractions.
 

Video: Meet Me at American Beach

Posted on April 08, 2019
One of the most fascinating chapters in Amelia Island's history continues to unfold on American Beach, a community that came to be through the efforts of Florida's first African American millionaire, Abraham Lincoln Lewis. His great-great granddaughter Peri Frances introduces us to American Beach, her storied aunt "The Beach Lady," a couple Hollywood connections - and why it's still "all happening at American Beach."

Video: Meet Me at American Beach

Posted on April 08, 2019
One of the most fascinating chapters in Amelia Island's history continues to unfold on American Beach, a community that came to be through the efforts of Florida's first African American millionaire, Abraham Lincoln Lewis. His great-great granddaughter Peri Frances introduces us to American Beach, her storied aunt "The Beach Lady," a couple Hollywood connections - and why it's still "all happening at American Beach."

Shrimp Festival 2019

Posted on April 01, 2019
Celebrating the island’s heritage as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry (and recognizing its colorful history as a pirate port,) the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival 2019 is almost here. Here's what's new and how you can experience it.

Shrimp Festival 2019

Posted on April 01, 2019
Celebrating the island’s heritage as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry (and recognizing its colorful history as a pirate port,) the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival 2019 is almost here. Here's what's new and how you can experience it.

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.