Start Labor Day Monday with a spectacular beach sunrise followed by a feel-good event supporting sea turtles.
Observe nature’s pink in plumes and blooms by venturing into Egans Greenway this summer in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida. It’s one of the best spots on the island for birdwatching and native wildflowers.
Like rock bands, Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch volunteers attract groupies who follow their turtle gigs.
2011 Great Southern Tailgate Cookoff August 26-27 features live bands and pro barbecue competition oceanfront. Special Amelia Island hotel deals. Admission is free to enjoy bands at the beach (Bush Doctors, Mustang Sally, Hoffman’s Voodoo, The Impediments, Touch of Grey and Wet Willie). Arts & crafts area and beach volleyball tournament. Food and beverages for purchase.
Haven’t been on Amelia Island since last summer or planning a first trip? For those unlocking the door to a summer beach escape, check out these tidbits about new stuff around Fernandina and the beaches.
AT THE SEASIDE: Warm weather, sunshine, barefoot at the beach. The summer season has arrived at beautiful Atlantic coast beaches of Fernandina in northeast Florida.