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American Beach and Kingsley Plantation: History and Heritage

Posted on January 11, 2018
The story of the African-American experience on and around Amelia Island is long, fascinating, and on special display this month, with the annual Heritage Celebrations taking place at Kingsley Plantation on February 17th and 24th. 

American Beach and Kingsley Plantation: History and Heritage

Posted on January 11, 2018
The story of the African-American experience on and around Amelia Island is long, fascinating, and on special display this month, with the annual Heritage Celebrations taking place at Kingsley Plantation on February 17th and 24th. 

18 Amelia Island Experiences for 2018

Posted on December 26, 2017
We asked local experts and FACEBOOK fans for their can't-miss experiences.  Here are 18 to get you started on the best year on Amelia Island yet and they include food, festivals, best-selling authors and, of course, beach adventures.  For more inspiration, check out @visitameliaisland on Instagram.

18 Amelia Island Experiences for 2018

Posted on December 26, 2017
We asked local experts and FACEBOOK fans for their can't-miss experiences.  Here are 18 to get you started on the best year on Amelia Island yet and they include food, festivals, best-selling authors and, of course, beach adventures.  For more inspiration, check out @visitameliaisland on Instagram.

10 Reasons You Won't Want to Miss the Pétanque Amelia Island Open

Posted on October 20, 2017
Amelia Island was once French.  From November 10-12, one of France's most popular exports, the sport of Pétanque, will be celebrated in style at the largest tournament in the Americas:  The Pétanque Amelia Island Open. 

10 Reasons You Won't Want to Miss the Pétanque Amelia Island Open

Posted on October 20, 2017
Amelia Island was once French.  From November 10-12, one of France's most popular exports, the sport of Pétanque, will be celebrated in style at the largest tournament in the Americas:  The Pétanque Amelia Island Open. 

8 Ways to Enjoy a Spirited Time on Amelia Island

Posted on October 15, 2017
It's the perfect season to discover Amelia Island's unique spirit - from the ghosts of residents past to the charm of Historic Downtown today (with libations to match.)

8 Ways to Enjoy a Spirited Time on Amelia Island

Posted on October 15, 2017
It's the perfect season to discover Amelia Island's unique spirit - from the ghosts of residents past to the charm of Historic Downtown today (with libations to match.)

Amelia Seaside Sculptures – Public Art with a Purpose

Posted on June 07, 2017

If you’re visiting an Amelia Island beach this summer, be sure to stop at one of four beach access to view the Amelia Seaside Sculptures – a public art component to the Island-wide Leave No Trace ordinance to keep area beaches clean of debris. These five installations that grace Amelia's coastline are made from repurposed debris.

Amelia Seaside Sculptures – Public Art with a Purpose

Posted on June 07, 2017

If you’re visiting an Amelia Island beach this summer, be sure to stop at one of four beach access to view the Amelia Seaside Sculptures – a public art component to the Island-wide Leave No Trace ordinance to keep area beaches clean of debris. These five installations that grace Amelia's coastline are made from repurposed debris.

About Amelia Island

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.

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