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Things to Do in Amelia Island

Guided walking tours, self-guided tours, driving tours and bicycling tours of the historic district are available through the Amelia Island Museum of History. Try a narrated horse drawn carriage ride with the Old Towne Carriage Company. Seahorse Stables is open daily and they offer horseback beach riding. Boat cruises and charters are through the Amelia Island Adventure, Fernandina Charter Boat Association, Tradewinds Charter Fishing Party, and Miss Content Charters boat excursions, sailing trips, deep sea fishing, cruises Sailboating off Amelia Island and sightseeing are a vailable.

Water Sports on Amelia Island

Aqua Explorers Dive Center teaches certification courses, arranges charters and rents needed equipment.

Amelia Island's Sports Activities

Batter Up batting cages, Island Falls Adventure Golf , tennis courts, and the Fernandina Municipal Golf Course are waiting for the sport enthusiasts.

A Day at the Beach or at the Park on Amelia Island

The beaches are exceptional places to spend the day relaxing, shelling, Lifeguards on Amelia Island swimming or sunbathing. The beaches are white sandy stretches dotted with dunes. The sand at Fernandina is dark and hard packed. The secondary ridge of sand dunes is lined with sea oats and many salt resistant plants. Watch out for alligators, small birds and other wild animals on the nature trail at Fort Clinch State Park.

Amelia Island Natural Attractions

On a warm spring evening you might come face to face with a giant loggerhead sea turtle. Amelia Island is a haven for these creatures who are protected by the Endangered Driving the beaches of Amelia Island Species Act. They come in the night during spring and early summer to lay their eggs. The chance of survival for the hatchlings is around one in a thousand. It is important never to interfere or disturb a turtle or her nest.

Amelia Island: a Shoppers Dream

The downtown streets of Fernandina Beach are overflowing with vintage shops and charming boutiques. The Eight Flags Antique Mart is open daily. The Unusual shop Picnic on the beach of Amelia Island lives up to its name. Under a canopy of live oaks you will find the Palmetto Walk.

Fine antiques, exquisite silver frames and needlepoint pillows can be found at The Plantation Shop. Personalities is a chic boutique for women. For Florida history visit the Book Loft and baskets and crafts are in abundance at Southern Touch. Helen D'Agnese has a variety of artist media, including bronze and limestone sculptures. Crafter can be seen hard at work creating fine jewelry out of gold at Jeff Steel Jewelers.

Restaurants and Night Life on Amelia Island

Thee place to be on the island is Slider's Lounge, which features homegrown and visiting bands. If disco is your thing go on Thursday nights.

Amelia Island Plantation offers villas with an ocean view and fine dining in the signature dining room. The entire inn has a garden theme with terraces, verandahs, lounges and a sports theme oceanfront restaurant. Ritz-Carlton hostelry is a luxurious beachfront resort serving award winning cuisine.

The Sandbar is hidden and out of the way serving fresh seafood caught daily. Brett's Waterway Cafe' offers indoor and outdoor dining. If you don't mind waiting in line to get a table on the back porch try Snug Harbor. The dining possibilities are endless.

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