Pokémon Go Around Amelia Island
We've spotted lots of Pokémon Go players around Amelia Island. If you're playing or just enjoying a walk with someone who is, here's a tour of some popular island Pokéstops "catch them all" (or just for fun.)
For summer fun, a treasure map containing some of travelers' favorite Amelia Island Pokéstops (where players can restock on Poké balls and other usable in-game items,) many located in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach.
If you'd like to come find them in person, don't miss the just-released limited lodging offers that invite you to Seize the Summer.
Amelia Island Museum of History
This former jail is said to be on haunted ground. Stock up and then check out one of their tours, both the Eight Flags tour inside the museum and the Ghost Tour and Pub Crawl tours around Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. [233 S 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach]
The Salty Pelican Bar and Grill
Beads adorn the winged creature in front of this favorite spot for watching an Amelia Island sunset over the harbor (with a view of Cumberland and Tiger islands) [12 N Front Street, Fernandina Beach]
Florida House Inn
Dating to 1857, the Inn has housed many guests throughout the years including Ulysses S. Grant, Jose Marti, Henry Ford, Laurel and Hardy and Mary Pickford and houses Leddy's Porch restaurant as well as the Mermaid Bar (known for the signature cocktail, the "Mermaid Slap" [22 S 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach]
Nassau County Historic Courthouse
Built in 1891, the beautiful Courthouse features in many a photo, and you may also see a horse and carriage pulled up in front to start a tour, or a couple heading in to pick up a marriage license. [416 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach]
The Palace Saloon (Pirate)
Florida's oldest bar, the Palace was once known as the "Ship Captain's Bar" during the late 1880s when Fernandina's docks were among the busiest in the south. Sunday's signature Bloody Mary's and the Pirates' Punch are favorite libations, and the pirate standing guard outside is always ready for a photo op.[117 Centre St, Fernandina Beach]
This seafood, beer house, wine boutique and event space has a welcoming courtyard and a special nautical mural that pops up as a Pokéstop. You'll find live music and entertainment here on a daily basis. [316 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach]
Family favorite offering ice cream delights, hot dogs, and burgers also has a playground with the beloved "green alligator" for the younger members of your Pokémon hunting party. [2210 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach]
Elizabeth Pointe Lodge
This Nantucket-style boutique hotel makes regular appearances on "best of" lists, is known for its oceanfront wraparound porch, and also has The Pointe restaurant open to the public serving lunch and Sunday brunch. [98 S Fletcher Avenue, Fernandina Beach]
Seaside Park Popular beach access with shaded picnic tables set on the middle of the island, set next to Slider's Seaside Grill which offers live music, painting nights, and bluegrass jams. [2020 S Fletcher Avenue, Fernandina Beach]
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