#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. Tis the Season for Shopping and Gift Giving Posted on November 23, 2020 Take home a bit of Amelia Island this holiday season. Whether you prefer intangibles or keepsakes, the shopping on Amelia Island offers unique treasures of every kind, sure to be remembered by everyone on your Christmas list. Read Post » 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 » 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.