Photo Safari Amelia Island

Historic Photo Safari

Want a fun way to see what historic downtown Fernandina Beach has to offer?  Grab your friends and your camera and see if you can find: 1. A seagoing vessel that hauls in the tasty crustaceans that go great in a basket 2. The oldest hotel in Florida (and the …

Tastys Burgers & Fries Amelia Island

Tasty’s Burgers and Fries

Elevate your Summer cookout with this recipe from Justin Southwell of Tasty’s Burgers and Fries. Lamb Burger with Summer Corn Relish and Quick Pickle: Lamb Burger -1 lb ground chuck -1 lb ground lamb -Kosher Salt and Cumin Blend together chuck and lamb and form into 5 oz. patties. Season …

Ice Cream Month Amelia Island

Ice Cream Island

Amelia Island is packed with ice cream spots, with one of the most popular being Fernandina’s Fantastic Fudge,  who just introduced their newest flavor, lemon berry cupcake. Also downtown, Island Time Premium Frozen Yogurt serves up all-natural yogurts and sorbets with 14 flavors to choose from as well as over 50 toppings.  Closer to the beach, Denucci’s …

Great Southern Tailgate Cook off - Amelia Island

Sauces and Sounds at the Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off

Come to where the beach meets the brisket. 50 barbeque teams will be cooking to compete for over $12,000 in cash, and guests can enjoy live entertainment and family fun activities.  The Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off  is a phenomenal two-day event held on August 23 and 24,   with just a $5 admission …

Bring your pet to Amelia Island

Bring Your Pet Along

Want to escape to Amelia Island without having to leave your four-legged family members behind?  Here is a guide to pet-friendly places to stay.  The Hoyt House even offers pet-friendly rooms on the first floor – close to the exit door for ease of walking your pet – and doggy bones and …

Horizons Restaurant Amelia Island

Horizons Restaurant

Continental cuisine in an all-new location at the south end of the island in the Park Place Center (5472 First Coast Highway, between the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and Omni Amelia Island Plantation), Horizons serves up continental cuisine for lunch Tuesday- Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and dinner Wednesday- Saturday from …