#LoveAmelia GOES DOWNTOWN Stories beckon from every corner of Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. This enchanting Victorian seaport village was once a stomping ground for pirates, Gilded Age millionaires, bootleggers, shrimpers, and other colorful characters. Take a look. Dining From local wild-caught shrimp to international specialties, inviting patio spaces to fine dining, downtown has somethIng to tempt every palate. Click "Historic District" to see what's cooking downtown. Shopping A shopper's (and strollers) paradise full of eclectic and independent shops stretches from the harborfont down and around Centre Street. Click "Historic District' to start finding your treasures. Amelia Island Museum of History Housed in what was the Nassau County Jail, the Amelia Island Museum of History is Florida's first spoken history museum. An interactive children's exhibit brings the pirate days to life, and rotating exhibits and tours are heirs to the island's storytelling traditions. 5 Gifts & 5 Must-Do's on Amelia Island During the Holidays Posted on October 28, 2020 With the holidays upon us, it's never too early to shop or be prepared for fun. Take a look at these 5 gift ideas and 5 must-do's during the holidays on Amelia Island. Read Post » Fall Events on Amelia Island Posted on September 28, 2020 There's always something to experience on Amelia Island and although some of our fall events may look and feel a little different this year, they are still going to be great! Check out what we've got lined up for the remainder of 2020. Read Post » Island Insider - Artist Casey Matthews Artist Casey Matthews is known for her rich paintings with multi-media surfaces that are both visually intriguing and full of energy. We asked her to share the places and experiences she loves the most.