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Rainy Day? Ideas for Family Fun

If you’re dodging a shower or have had your share of sun for the day, here are ten treasures to discover on dry land. At the Amelia Island Nature Center, located at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort and open to all visitors, kids are greeted with a “hello” by …

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Amelia Antiquing – Teenager Style

article and photos by guest blogger Fiona Chace-Donahue (actual teenager visiting from Maine) Antiquing is an activity that young people just don’t seem to do. I want to challenge the idea that antiquing is not for teenagers, because as a teenager myself I truly feel that antiquing is an activity …

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5 Picks for Kids, from Pippi to Pirates

Who knows fun better than the pigtailed adventuress Pippi Longstocking? The main character of the classic children’s books by Astrid Lindgren is the daughter of a buccaneer captain who lives with a horse and a monkey and follows adventure wherever it takes her – including Amelia Island. Inspired by the …

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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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Ocean-friendly Eco Style

How did Laurie Moffit go from graphic designer to eco-friendly small business owner? “My daughter!” she says with a laugh. “She was out to save the ocean.” Moffit was inspired to start Color It Green, a gift shop featuring all green and mostly upcycled items that would keep plastic out …

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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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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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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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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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8 Perfect Little Presents

Looking for the perfect presents?  Visit Amelia Island and complete your holiday shopping in the most original, fun, and festive way (don’t forget a little something for yourself.)  This is just a sampling, check out the many delightful shops  you can enjoy here all year round.

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