It is the prestigious brand of Amelia Island that draws tourists from around the world and earns accolades from travel publications. Tourism numbers are improving dramatically over last year. And while some come to visit, others come to stay. Famed author John Grisham has reportedly purchased several oceanfront lots.
Amelia Island is struggling to its feet, readying for another dash of prosperity. Glimpses of encouragement abound here, including new life at two historic inns.