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Creative Shrimp Recipes

Every year in April, Amelia Islander Magazine brings out a special recipe issue in celebration of the 52nd Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, held on Amelia Island on the first weekend in May and commemorating its role as the birthplace of the modern shrimping industry.  Get a taste with these creative twists …

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17 Free and Budget-Friendly Activities

If you follow Amelia Island on Facebook, you’ve seen some of the great ideas that came up recently when travelers planning special spring trips asked for recommendations for activities that were both amazing and affordable.  Here are some of our fans’ picks including unique tours, the best views, restaurant recommendations, …

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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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Make it a Guys’ Getaway

It’s been a long, hard winter, and you’ve earned an escape:  get the guys together and come to Amelia Island to play.  Whether it’s a golf trip, a reunion of college friends, a bachelor weekend, or just a short break, Amelia Island has everything you need for a great time …

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Charming Amelia Island

by Marieve Herington (Marieve is an actress and singer who  has appeared in recurring roles on ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘Good Luck Charlie.’ She visited Amelia Island as part of a promotional video project to show the Island’s charms to her fellow Canadians.) I fell in love many times …

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15 Things To Do on Amelia Island in 2015

Planning your next getaway is a great way to beat the post-holiday blues.  Resolve to make 2015 rejuvenating, adventurous, and unforgettable on Amelia Island. Try Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga with Kayak Amelia.  Even if you’ve practiced Yoga for years, this is a uniquely tranquil experience:  surround by nature’s beauty, your …

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Delectable Restaurant Week Dinners

Amelia Island Restaurant Week opens and closes with special dinners hosted by the Island’s resorts – ticketed events that are open to the public, they feature some of the most creative and delicious dishes prepared by the area’s top chefs. On January 15th, Executive Chef Andrew Yeo of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia …

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Festive Tips and Recipe from Chef Ricky

Chef Ricky is the owner of Fernandina Beach’s popular dining hotspot, Joe’s 2nd Street Bistro (www.joesbistro.com). The menu focuses on elegant cuisine with customer favorites like Grouper Filet Grilled in Corn Husk Wrapper and Amelia Island Shrimp and Grits.  Situated in the heart of Fernandina Beach, the restaurant offers a …

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Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Staying on Amelia Island for Christmas?  There are a range of restaurants, at the resorts, around the island and in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach that are open on the 25th. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Marche Burette – 904-491-4834 Sunrise Café – 800-684-9999 Verandah – 800-684-9999 Oceanside – 800-684-9999 Falcon’s Nest …

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Dine Out on Thanksgiving

When you’re here to enjoy the holiday on Amelia Island, cooking your own turkey is completely optional!  These restaurants are open and serving Thanksgiving menus on the 27th.  Omni Amelia Island Plantation Marche Burette – 904-491-4834 Sunrise Café – 800-684-9999 Verandah – 800-684-9999 Oceanside – 800-684-9999 Falcon’s Nest – 904-491-4242 …

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