Amelia Island Anniversary Getaway
Collected by Christina Saull, AFAR Ambassador
233 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA
You might not realize it when you drive onto Amelia Island, as its stately homes and quiet streets come into view, but this area used to be the busiest port in the Western Hemisphere thanks to a naturally deep harbor. Since it earned that...
Summer Beach Blvd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA
Amelia Island may be one of the most historically fascinating places in all of Florida, but let's be honest - you came for the 13 mile stretch of long, sandy beaches! Very swimmable, friendly and reasonably safe (watch for flags indicating...
12 N Front St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA
Hello from Sunday brunch along the waterfront in adorable Amelia Island! Ninety-nine percent of the time, my go-to brunch item is Eggs Benedict, but at Fernandina Beach's Salty Pelican Bar & Grill, my old favorite had a new twist. On the seasonal...
2601 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA
The site where Ft. Clinch now stands has been occupied since 1736 and it's easy to see why once you've taken in the view from atop its walls. Seated at the mouth of the St. Marys River and the Cumberland Sound, it's a perfect spot to mount a...
4 North 2nd St, Cumberland Island, GA 32034, USA
If you want to go to a non-commercial private island, your best bet in the US is Cumberland Island. The Greyfield Inn is the only hotel and, in fact, the only business on the entire island. At the Carnegie owned mansion turned into a charming Inn,...
39 Beach Lagoon Rd, Amelia Island, FL 32034, USA
What a beautiful, luxurious resort! Located on the southern end of Amelia Island (you're about 20-30 minutes from the town), this full service resort has everything you need for a few days of relaxation and luxury. We stayed for our anniversary...
29 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, USA
Carbs are pretty much my life, so when everyone told me I needed to go to 29 South, I got especially excited when I saw that they served something called the "Crust of the Day." Tucked into a quiet side street, this house turned farm-to-table...
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