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Stories beckon from every corner of Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach.

#LOVEAMELIA GOES DOWNTOWN

This enchanting Victorian seaport village was once a stomping ground for pirates, Gilded Age millionaires, bootleggers, shrimpers,
 and other colorful characters. Take a look.  

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DINING IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT

From local, wild-caught shrimp and international specialties to inviting patio spaces and fine dining restaurants, there’s something for every palate. 

WHAT'S COOKING DOWNTOWN

A SHOPPER'S PARADISE

Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach is full of eclectic and independent shops that stretch from the harbor-front to down and around Centre Street. 

Find Your Treasures
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9 US BEACH TOWNS WHERE YOU'LL COME FOR SUMMER BUT STAY FOREVER (#1)
-Huffington Post, 2017

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HAPPIEST SEASIDE TOWN (#4) - Coastal Living, 2017
BEST PLACES TO LIVE - BEST HISTORIC DOWNTOWN (#5) - Coastal Living, 2017

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TOP 10 ISLANDS IN THE US (#6) - Travel + Leisure's 2018 World's Best Awards

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17 Beautiful Small Towns to Visit in the U.S.

 

ONLY ON AMELIA

AMELIA ISLAND
MUSEUM OF HISTORY

ISLAND OF
EIGHT FLAGS

FERNANDINA BEACH
MAIN STREET

SPIRITS OF
AMELIA ISLAND

Uniquely
Amelia Island

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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.