Welcome to Amelia Island, where an abundance of sights, activities, and events eagerly await exploration and discovery—regardless of whether you're a first-time visitor or an old friend returning. As Florida's exclusive barrier island, it's a haven that caters to every traveler, every season—whether you're staying for a quick two days or indulging in a luxurious twenty. Craft your ideal Amelia Island experience by delving into our handcrafted itineraries, thoughtfully curated by locals who cherish this hidden gem as their home. Get ready to embrace an adventure that speaks uniquely to you and make every minute on the island count.
Our little island paradise is the perfect place to break bread with those you love and begin the holiday season.
Sure, Amelia Island is known for her beautiful beaches, sunsets, and nature, but did you also know that our eclectic retail therapy has brought many an ardent shopper to our island?
From sunup to sundown and beyond, Amelia Island holds a myriad of ways for you to feel good and “well”. Start planning your getaway now.
Looking for ideas on how to make the most of your Amelia Island vacation? Check out these hand-picked itineraries for some of the best ways to immerse yourself in the true island experience. Feel free to follow these recommendations, or simply use them as thought starters to help you plan your trip.
In her recent visit to Amelia Island, Guest Blogger Sylvia Longmire allows us to spend a day in the life of a wheelchair user.
To learn more about Sylvia and her Wheelchair User’s Guide to Accessible Florida, please visit her website.
Amelia Island is arguably one of the most beautiful vacation spots in Florida, and the City of Fernandina Beach is filled with several family-friendly and wheelchair accessible things to see and do. From beautiful beaches to historic forts, museums, and Victorian homes, a full weekend is the perfect amount of time to enjoy much of what Amelia Island has to offer wheelchair users and their families. Here’s a suggested itinerary of things to see and do, including some cool places to eat. Your accessible itinerary starts on a Friday early evening and ends mid-afternoon on Sunday.