“It’s all about the water,” Fernandina Beach

For those who love the water, Fernandina Beach is a mariner’s paradise with adjoining local waterways — the Amelia River/intracoastal, Cumberland Sound and Atlantic Ocean (plus Egans Creek within the island).

AMELIA ISLAND BLOOMS: Wildflower Walk, Egans Greenway

Besides being an ideal place to observe birds and alligators, take a wildflower walk in Egans Greenway.

10 Best USA Islands: Amelia Island Voted 5th, USA Today

Amelia Island, Florida is one of the nominees chosen by USA TODAY for contest category “Best U.S. Island.” Here’s a chance to vote for favorite U.S. island.

Waves of Accolades Regular As Incoming Tide, Amelia Island

Amelia Island needs another accolade like it needs more trees or beaches or marshes. But it can’t hurt. Accolades keep rolling in with the regularity of the incoming tide.