Jacksonville Attractions: Amelia Island
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Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
The festival, which began in 2002, features dozens of groups from around the world. For two weeks in May and June, classical trios and quartets perform in intimate venues ...
Amelia Island Museum of History
Housed in the old Nassau County jail, the museum covers Amelia Island's history from its first residents, the Timucuan Indians, through its occupation under eight flags-among ...
Amelia Island State Park
The park's 200 acres cover beaches, forests and salt marches. Recreators can fish, ride horses and walk the shore. There's a kayak outfitter six miles south of the park (see ...
Amelia River Cruises & Cumberland Sound Ferry
Tours leave from Fernandina Harbor Marina and head up the Cumberland Sound into Georgia territory. The hour-and-a-half Cumberland Sound Tour includes stories about Amelia ...
Fernandina moved from Old Town to its present location to become the terminus of Florida's first cross-state railroad. The historic district is on the National Register of ...
Fort Clinch State Park
Period re-enactors depict what it was like in the garrison and bring the fort to life for visitors. Sunbathing, swimming and beach-combing are popular activities at the ...
Les DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival
Jazz musicians from around the country converge on Amelia Island in early October every year for a week of performances. The lineup at various island venues is a blend of ...