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10 Sweet Shrimp Festival To-Dos

There’s so much to see and do at this weekend’s Shrimp Festival – how can you make the most of it?  Here are ten ideas inspired by the picks of our friends at Fantastic Fudge, a legendary downtown destination where they make fudge from an 1887 recipe and scoop up ice …

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Unique Amelia Island Ideas for Every Mom

Think outside the bouquet this year and give the Mom in your life an experience she’ll treasure (and talk about) for years to come. You’ll find something for every style on this inviting island – plus a great selection of places to stay while you enjoy exploring it. Adventure Mama:  Take …

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Seaside Amelia Inn Spring Offer

The Seaside Amelia Inn, an affordable beachfront boutique hotel located near Main Beach, Fort Clinch, and Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach is now offering a 15% discount for Friday-Saturday stays (excluding special events and holidays) and 25% off the regular rate for Sunday-Thursday.  These deals run through May 22nd.  (May is a gorgeous time …

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Fish to Fork Weekend

Omni Amelia Island Plantation is hosting its second annual Fish to Fork culinary weekend  May 1-3, benefitting the James Beard Foundation scholarship program. The event brings together some of the top names in the culinary world to fish the waters of Amelia Island and prepare mouthwatering dishes in a competition-style …

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Easter Weekend Roundup

Celebrate on Amelia Island with festive fun for the entire family along with dining options for Easter Sunday. Saturday, April 4th Cottontail Tea Party at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island 12 pm – 2 pm Join the Easter Bunny and Mad Hatter for stories, afternoon tea, petite sandwiches, sweets and a …

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Slide Into Spring Music and Craft Beer Festival

Rock, Reggae, Funk, Soul, Bluegrass – and the taste of unique craft beers –  come together to get Spring started on Amelia Island when the Goin’ Coastal Music Series returns the weekend of March 27th.  Headliners include Matisyahu, Railroad Earth, and the Wailers. (Yes, the remaining members of Bob Marley & The …

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Cycle into Spring with the Katie Ride

Whether you’re a dedicated cyclist, a weekend cruiser, an occasional Spin class visitor or just enjoy experiencing nature’s beauty and helping support a worthy cause, the Katie Ride for Life is a great way to kick off spring on Amelia Island. “Last year the Katie Ride attracted participants from 24 …

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48 Hours to Vote for Ameliaisland.com

The new ameliaisland.com has been named one of the  top three finalists for the 2014 Kentico Site of the Year in the Travel and Events Category. Kentico runs over 18,000 websites in 90 countries including more than 450 Travel and Tourism sites such as Seattle and San Antonio. It takes about 90 seconds to vote; …

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5 Cool Things To Do In Cooler Weather

Winter is fading, but Spring hasn’t quite sprung – this makes for cooler but still very pleasant temperatures on Amelia Island.  This time of year is especially popular with nature lovers and photographers; here are five fun activities you can enjoy right now. Explore the Greenway.  Egan’s Creek Greenway consists …

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Readers’ Island: Book Festival is Coming

Books, writing, song and story are the emphasis over three days at the Amelia Island Book Festival, February 19-21. Whether you dream of escaping to a beautiful island to write your own story or prefer to enjoy diving into a book from the comfort of the beach, a quaint cafe, …

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