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MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS WHEN VISITING AMELIA ISLAND
Fort Clinch State Park – With over 1,100 acres, this Florida State Park sprawls across Amelia Island’s northern tip and is the largest natural area on Amelia Island, gateway to the Great Florida Birding Trail. The park features beautiful beaches, hiking and biking trails under ancient oak tree canopy, fishing pier, campgrounds and an amazing panoramic waterfront view from the cannon wall at the historic Civil War-era fortress. Click here to find out more and watch Fort Clinch video.
HISTORIC DISTRICT – DOWNTOWN FERNANDINA BEACH
For those with a short timeframe to explore Amelia Island, be sure to also drive “downtown” to the 50-plus block historic district in Fernandina Beach with its main corridor along Centre Street. Easily spend a few hours in this foot-friendly area, walking the quaint streets, admiring the Victorian-era architecture. This historic district has more than 400 structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Fernandina showcases the various architectural styles fashionable during the Victorian era (1850 to 1910 period). Queen Anne, Italianate, Greek Revival, Folk Victorian, Classical Revival (Georgian) and other styles offer an eclectic mix to admire. Bed & breakfast inns, boutiques, art galleries, antique shops, restaurants, and pubs are all within walking distance of Centre Street and the city marina.
AMELIA ISLAND TOURS
Various sight-seeing tours are available, including historic walking tours led by Amelia Island Museum docents, horse & carriage rides with narrative, and trolley tours. Also, get out on the water with Amelia River Cruises offering nature discovery and sunset boat tours on the Amelia River and around Cumberland Island, Georgia.
AMELIA ISLAND REAL ESTATE — THE ISLAND LIFE
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