Fort Clinch & Amelia Island State Park Closed

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

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.

Fort Clinch (All State Parks), Limit Daily Visitors

Florida State Parks have reduced daily operating hours and number of visitors amid coronavirus public health emergency.

Restrictions At Florida Beaches, Bars & Restaurants

Bars are closed for 30 days. Beaches and restaurants have new restrictions in this rapidly changing world of Coronavirus.

Buy Local, Eat Local To Support Community

If there ever has been a time to buy local, it’s now. Shop local, eat local, support local. (But follow the restrictions, of course.)

Cumberland Island Ferry Service Suspended

Ferry service from St. Marys, GA to Cumberland Island National Seashore “has been suspended until further notice,” says the National Park Service.

Shrimp Festival Canceled Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The 2020 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival has been canceled.

Coronavirus Impacts Hospitality Industry

Amelia Island tourism is a dominant industry here. The travel/leisure/hospitality sector is feeling the sting of the coronavirus outbreak more than others.