Spring Travel

Executive Orders Create New Procedures For Travelers & Lodging Providers

Arrivals from Coronavirus “hot spots,” New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Beaches Spring

Limited Beach Access To Be Discussed

Officials from the city of Fernandina Beach and Nassau County plan to discuss and explore possible “options to provide some limited access” to Amelia Island’s beaches.

Marketplace Spring

Tourism’s Shutdown Merits Austerity Mode

Hopefully, local officials are making contingency plans. Restarting the local economy is going to take time.

Beaches Spring Travel

Amelia Island Beaches Officially Closed

First, Florida State Parks closed down Fort Clinch and Amelia Island State Park. Then Fernandina closed its city beaches. Hours later, Nassau County’s Executive Order No. 2 closed the remaining beachfront on Amelia Island effective at 6 AM, Sun., March 22, 2020.

Beaches Fort Clinch Nature Spring

Fort Clinch & Amelia Island State Park Closed

Florida State Parks announced a growing list of park closures, effective March 21, 2020.

Downtown Topics Spring Travel

Restaurants Restricted To Takeout & Delivery

Florida’s Governor issued another executive order March 20, 2020, suspending on-premise food and alcohol consumption at restaurants. But allowing takeout, food delivery and booze to go.