Tourists Embrace Amelia Island, Record Number Step Ashore

Once considered a less discovered destination, this northeast Florida barrier island has experienced a few consecutive years of record-breaking tourism. With near perfect visitor satisfaction (according to surveys — 98%), it seems this island has the right recipe for rest, relaxation, and recreation (word has gotten out). Folks love the beach by day, downtown by night and using pedal power to explore.

Holiday Fun: Home Tour, Caroling, Glow Night, Parades

Peek inside some of Fernandina’s lovely, historic private residences during Holiday Home Tour. Enjoy a bonfire while listening to carolers at Fort Clinch. Luminaries light “Christmas Glow” night, plus the Fernandina Lighted Christmas Parade and more…

Learn About Resurrection Fern. Grow “Super” Food Kale

Resurrection fern is commonly seen locally, learn more about this native epiphyte. A “super” food for your garden, grow Kale during Florida’s cool season.

Banking on the Future of Northeast Florida

While many areas are experiencing a decline in bricks-and-mortar banks, Northeast Florida is unique. Here, the number of bank locations has increased over the last year — leading the nation.