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#LoveAmelia and Win

Picture this, you entering the #LoveAmelia Photo Contest and winning a four or three-night stay on Amelia Island, an enchanting barrier island that has a way of capturing hearts. With prizes including a four nights at the Addison on Amelia plus dinner and a three-night escape to the Residence Inn …

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Enjoy Florida-Georgia Weekend on Amelia Island

The end of summer means the countdown to football season has begun.  Why not experience one of the most legendary college games, the Florida-Georgia matchup on Friday October 3oth at Everbank Field in Jacksonville from Amelia Island?  Everyone who visits over this weekend will feel like a winner, events, special offers, …

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8 Reasons Amelia Island is Florida’s Best Place to Bike

Veronica and Ted Lane live in Orange Park and they ride all over northeast Florida. But if you ask Veronica why she drives an hour each way to ride on Amelia Island, she will tell you the reasons are simple: “Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach are some of the best …

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Get in on the “Secret Season” Promotion

Have you heard about the Secret Season?  The beauty of Amelia Island in October and November is well-known to those in the know:  warm days, low humidity, temperate ocean, slower pace, nights just cool enough for a light jacket.  Our previous post mentioning this phenomenon was so popular, we’ve gone around the …

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Top Tips for Sea Turtle Time

Did you know that about 90 percent of sea turtle nesting in the U.S. takes place in Florida?  Amelia Island is one of the idyllic spots where the ancient rituals of nesting and hatching unfold during the summer. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy this unique time on the beach while helping to …

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Welcome Center Opens

During the last year of the 19th century, the train depot at the foot of Centre Street opened to travelers whose paths crossed the Gilded Age glory of Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach.  On June 8th, the next chapter in the little brick building’s history began with the grand re-opening of the Amelia …

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A Year of Amelia Island Events

Ladies and gentlemen, get out those new 2015 calendars.   You are invited to enjoy an exciting array of special events for the entire family, from colorful art festivals to a full week of automotive fun. Here are a few events – available only on Amelia Island – that will make …

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Mixology Tours (and Mojito Recipe)

Amelia Island Restaurant Week  has a fun new addition: the strolling Historic District ‘cocktail party’ that is the  Mixology Tour  hosted by Amelia Island Tasting Tours, offered on January 16, 17, 23, and 25. The two-hour tour starts at 5:30PM and  stops at four popular watering holes, allowing guests to meet the …

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ZOOMA is Coming: Race with Style

It’s an all-women boutique race in a beautiful location and a tradition of delivering a great experience (and one of the best swag bags you’ll find anywhere.)  Book the perfect active girls’ getaway and sign up for the ZOOMA Florida 5K and Half Marathon on Amelia Island. The Ritz-Carlton Amelia …

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Tasting Tours in Historic Downtown

 Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach just got more delicious with the launch of Amelia Island Tasting Tours. The Downtown Tasting Tour stops at 4-5 local favorite restaurants where owners and chefs will be on hand to personally present the delicious creations they have prepared especially for tour guests.  Each tasting is …

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