Amelia Top Picks
Think like an insider with these five tips to make the most of your visit on this super-cool island.
TAKE A TOUR
However you like your boat ride, be it fishing oriented or a quiet sunset cruise, the historic port at Fernandina beach has many options and a helpful information booth to help you choose.
CROSS THE BORDER
About an hour north of Amelia Island is Georgia’s Cumberland Island National Seashore. Accessible by ferry, visitors can explore the island known for its herds of wild horses and undisturbed natural beauty.
BRING THE KIDS
The draw at Timoti’s, besides the delish fish sandwiches and hush puppies, is the pirate ship playground where kids can play while mom and dad enjoy a glass of wine.
You may see manatees, gators and wild birds during a peaceful paddle through calm, inland waters. Ask your concierge for a suggestion on an outfitter.
Open since 1903, Palace Saloon serves beverages to sea-going folk and local yokels.
A Victorian home on Fernandina Beach