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Fernandina Beach

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Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904-277-5269
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Hiking
Description: Thirty block historic district.

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Nice Little Island Town

Fernandina Beach is a great place to eat and shop and sight see while on Amelia Island. It is very walkable with nice shops all along the steets and a very nice marina area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Fernandina Beach is a great place to eat and shop and sight see while on Amelia Island. It is very walkable with nice shops all along the steets and a very nice marina area.

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Horsham, PA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for just a few hours on the way from Jacksonville Airport to Savannah. Very nice small town on the water. One main street easily walkable. Public restrooms near a small but very nice wharf area. Nice looking restaurant right on the water.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Not lots of tourists, very clean and local facilities right off the beach for bathroom and showers. I loved Peters Point

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RESTON
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Amelia Island is 13 miles in length and two miles wide. All 13 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches are open and free to the public. On the northern half of the island, there are numbered, public beach accesses every tenth of a mile. Many, but not all, have several parking spaces. So far, parking is also free.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Visit downtown Fernandina when the Sun sets. Get on the plankway near Bretts. You can't miss it. Time your visit as the Sun is setting and you won't be dissappointed. Best of all it is free. Just google images for "downtown fernandina sunset images". As a nearby resident it cannot be beat.

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are looking for a place away from the Disney masses, look no more, go to Fernandina Beach. Only 3 hours from Orlando, but feels like have been transaported in time! stroll the Victorian houses neighborhood, take a tour of the museum. Fernandina Beaach in Amelia Island, it is the only area in the USA that has changed flags... More 

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Ga
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126 reviews 126 reviews
19 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We happened to be in town during the shrimp festival. I am told this is one of the largest art shows in the US. It engulfed the entire town and it was well worth seeing. In more normal times, the town has a good mix of restaurants, bars and shops to provide plenty of recreation and culinary opportunities. Fernandina Beach... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Sand was nice, looked for sharks teeth at the beach. Get there early because on the weekends the parking spots are all taken.

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Colorado
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach are our favorite place in Florida, we came down for our second trip after a long, cold winter in the Adirondacks and the weather was just perfect. It is quiet, beautiful, there are great restaurants, shopping if you want it, quiet hotels, chain hotels and condos. We look forward to our trip back next year.

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Jacksonville, Florida, Usa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The staff seem happy and friendly, and the food is healthy and organic. They have lots of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options. I like the original artwork in there and the atmosphere is local friendly.

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