Why Amelia Island

Family Picnic at the Beach

Now that summer is here and the kids are looking forward to vacation time, you should consider having a family picnic at the beach. I remember my childhood here on the Island, we always did things that included the family,…
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Enjoying Main Beach on Amelia Island

Main Beach on Amelia Island, Florida, offers one of the finest beaches in the world for you to enjoy and just simply relax. Main Beach is only a small piece of Fernandina Beach, but has always been the center of…
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Nature Walks at the Egans Creek Greenway

By: Cyndi Jones Egan‚Äôs Creek Greenway, located on the northern end of Amelia Island, hosts walking tours on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 ‚Äì 11:00am, and the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10:00am ‚Äì 12:00pm. The…
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So Much to Do This Weekend

There are an amazing number of things to do surrounding Amelia Island this weekend. Take a look at our calendar of events on the right side of this page and select the activities that interest you the most. Book signings,…
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Amelia Island Lighthouse

The Amelia Island Lighthouse was originally built in 1820 on Cumberland Island, Georgia. In 1838, the tower was dismantled and reassembled on Amelia Island, atop a 60 foot bluff and

Discovery Launched Successfully

Living on Fernandina Beach assures you a spectacular seat for shuttle launches and the Sunday evening launch of the shuttle Discovery was no different. Kennedy Space Center, Florida – At 7:43 pm (ET) Sunday March 15, STS-119 (Space Transportation System…
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Spring Break on Amelia Island

The O.A. Bloxom is a 1901 Chesapeake Bay Bugeye. This antique oyster boat has been upgraded to accommodate guests for up to a week in seclusion, intent on relaxation and rejuvenation. The Bloxom is featuring some fantastic spring specials such…
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Injured Animal Assistance

A volunteer from Cats Angels recently publicized some incredibly useful information that I feel compelled to pass along. For emergency road services regarding injured or dead animals there are numbers you can call for assistance or removal. If you see…
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Why Amelia Island

“Why Amelia Island”? You hear folks ask. You and I know why we love Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island, Florida, now everyone else can, too!

Why Amelia Island?

“Why Amelia Island”? You hear folks ask. You and I know why we love Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island, Florida, know everyone else can, too!

The Crescent Moon, Jupiter and Venus

Around twilight last night in the southwestern sky, the crescent moon, Jupiter and Venus were all in a tight space together and visible to the naked eye. The moon was the closest of the three to Earth at 252,000 miles…
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The New Fernandina Post Office

Photo submitted by Nick Deonas Located in the Historic District of Fernandina Beach is this stunning example of Greek Revival architecture, originally built to house the Federal Court.