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, Florida 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
The 40 year old hotel has just undergone a $85 million renovation and is in tip-top shape. But aside from that, what makes this place so unique are the cool people that work there. It's a place that values humans, and their ideas, including some...
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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