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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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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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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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American Beach and Kingsley Plantation

“Kingsley Plantation, Jacksonville, and American Beach form a golden triangle for black history for northeast Florida, and Kingsley Plantation is the gem of that triangle.”  – MaVynee Betsch Black History Month presents a great opportunity to take a look at a particularly fascinating family story from Amelia Island’s history and …

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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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Five Car Draw

Every spring, like a migration of rare and elegant birds, an amazing array of automobiles roost on Amelia Island.  Plenty of spectacular specimens will be drawing attention at the Amelia Concours Week (March 12-15.) As a preview, we’re throwing a spotlight on five rare beauties you can expect to see …

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8 Ways to Warm Your Heart on Amelia Island

With a long, uncrowded stretch of Atlantic coast beach, a canopy of live oaks, a richly historic downtown and an array of accommodations for every style, there are few places that can match Amelia Island as the ideal place for a romantic escape.  Travel + Leisure singled it out as …

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#LoveAmelia

Share the Warmth and Wonder of Florida’s Legendary Island Amelia Island, with its 13 miles of beautiful beaches, pristine waters, and historic Southern charm, has long been beloved by visitors and residents alike. So gorgeous, you could say it’s made for Instagram!  Now’s your chance to share with us why you love …

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New at the Museum

The Amelia Island Museum of History has made some exciting announcements lately. From a new Shrimping Museum to new exhibits announced for 2015, you will be able to get new, fascinating looks at the rich history of Amelia Island this year.  At the end of November, the first-ever Amelia Island Shrimping Museum (pictured) …

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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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