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6 Amelia Island Places with a Haunted Past

“There are many ghosts in Amelia Island, which like an ancient but once lusty mariner, dreams of its stormy past…”                                                    -Alice Strickland, “City of Restless …

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You’ll #LoveAmelia’s Romantic Restaurants

The #LoveAmelia photo contest is in its final days (take a look and enter here) and we’ve been charmed by the many special moments travelers have enjoyed on Amelia Island.  One of the most popular experiences: taking time for a romantic meal in a place with that special Island ambience. …

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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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Nirvana on Amelia: 6 Great Spots for Yoga

Amelia Island offers some unexpected, highly inspired backdrops for yogis from absolute beginners to power practitioners. Here are six perfect places. On Board Leave your mat on the shore and hop onto a stand-up paddle board (SUP) for a floating class led by Amelia Island’s original and only certified SUP yoga instructor, Deb Cunningham. …

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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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Great Southern Tailgate Classic Is Coming

Kick off football season beach-style with the Great Southern Tailgate Classic on August 21-22. Packed with live music and celebrating the best of football season in the South, the fun starts on Friday night and continues through Saturday, leading up to a performance by alternative rock favorite Sister Hazel. Host hotel Residence Inn Amelia Island …

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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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Wild Amelia 2015 Photo Contest Winners

The annual Wild Amelia Nature Photography Contest is always a feast for the eyes.  Enjoy this selection of this years winners, including photographers of all ages ranging from beginner to seasoned shutterbug.

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