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Fernandina Beach

Amelia Island, FL
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Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Hiking, City walk sightseeing
Traveler Description: This little seaport town located on Amelia Island has had an extremely  lively history from the Timacuan Indians to the Spanish Explorers, Pirates to... more »
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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Only a word.....beautiful. we enjoy to be there watching the sea Is peaceful a good place to let the worries go.

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The beaches are beautiful and you can even drive SUVs on the beach, except the week we went was probably the coldest and it was 0 degrees C and it was super cold to go to the beach and we didn't get one sunny day, so that was a bit of a shame.

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My husband and I drove up from Tampa and it was definitely worth the extra hour to pass St. Augustine and spend our 3 day weekend here. We stayed at a historic B&B, The Florida House, which has the best location in town. Everything was within walking distance. There is plenty to keep you busy; from antiquing to bar hopping.... More

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Top Contributor
907 reviews 907 reviews
637 attraction reviews
595 helpful votes 595 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Since we were camping at the State Park we visited Fernandina Beach and Amelia Village for a change of pace. The beach is beautiful with everything from rock hounding, light surfing, bird or people watching. It is a nice beach to walk. The Village has the typical gift shops, bakery, restaurants and and art galleries. There is something for everyone..a... More

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Palm Coast, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Nice quaint town on Amelia Island with fun shopping and some imteresting bars. Town has many B&Bs' if you decide to spend the nignt. Most of the accomidations are Victorian houses and very pleasant. Lots to see!

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Piqua, Ohio
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Spent 4 days over Thanksgiving at Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach. Rented a condo on the beach just a short drive from the small town of Fernandina Beach. Lovely little community, friendly people, great little shops, wonderful restaurants. Artists and authors are drawn to this barrier island just northeast of Jacksonville and just a hair's breadth from the Georgia state line. Would... More

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Parkland, Florida, United States
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94 reviews 94 reviews
66 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

This is the third time we've been in Fernandina Beach little town. When we are near Jacksonville, we do not miss it. It is a small old town with a few interesting shops and restaurants and a marina. Great place for sunsets, photography and relaxed walking. Inviting scents from the restaurants around. Delicious yogurt ice cream! Can't wait to go... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Nice little shops, but if you travel a lot, one cute little historic town is the same as others. We just drove through in the evening, so maybe one would enjoy a daytime walk.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We had an awesome time with family. This is not the first time we come. Like usual it was great and very peaceful!! The people are very friendly. The restaurants are great and the stores are decorated for Christmas already! It looks cute....especially in the downtown area!

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Amelia Island, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

we recently moved to the island, very nice place, lots of shopping and dining choices and nice weather, close to jacksonville and airport, expensive place to live, high rent

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