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Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 904-277-5269
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Thirty block historic district.

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peaceful and uncrowded

clean beaches. not crowded. lots of families. plenty of public beach access paths. several beach "parks" with facilities

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ablkeee
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York, South Carolina
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York, South Carolina
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

clean beaches. not crowded. lots of families. plenty of public beach access paths. several beach "parks" with facilities

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1 Thank ablkeee
Bonifay, Florida
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live near PCB and this place is comparable in some ways! The sand is white, shells are amazing in varieties and sizes! Beach is clean, well kept and you are right on the Atlantic Ocean!! Water is clean, watch when rough and swim together! Fun for some surfing, all sorts of water activities!

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Thank Diana M
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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109 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course it is January, but I can't stay away from any opportunity to get near the ocean...and Fernandina Beach, on lovely Amelia Island is beautiful...even at 50 degrees! Great public access and parking, benches, and silky white sand. And yes, I did go barefoot and walk right along the edge of the lapping waves of the Atlantic. Enjoy!!

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Thank jbla1951
Clearwater, Florida
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fernandino Beach has something for everyone! On the ocean with sandy beaches, fishing, boating, birding, deep water harbor, and the birthplace of the shrimping industry. Visit Fort Clinch for an informative tour led by a Union soldier of the Civil War era. Steeped in history, five different flags flew over Fernandino Beach. A talented local art colony welcomes visitors into... More 

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Thank Rosanne B
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was easy to find. It was beautiful, clean and lots of sea shells to find. We didn't see any trash and no unsavory characters milling around. I would bring my family back.

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1 Thank Sally W
Berwick, Maine
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65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most amazing beach. You can literally walk forever. There are millions of shells to pick through and I've even managed to find some sharks teeth. Being on the Atlantic, there are some beautiful sunrises in the morning. I'll never get tired of this beach.

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1 Thank Deb D
PA
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475 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on New Year's Eve on a Taxslayer Bowl visit. Really nice downtown with many shops and dining options. Just a fantastic family atmosphere as we observed with their Shrimp Drop for New Year's Eve (7:00pm was official world NYE - Greenwich Time) ... They had a lot of things for families to do

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Thank Chuck2010
Greenville, South Carolina
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has everything! There is a public park that is busy, but never so much it's annoying...just a nice park. There are creeks, a route out to the ocean, piers, playgrounds, etc...the beaches are all REALLY nice. The island is small so everybody knows everybody. It has a South Carolina feel but a Florida weather and smell. It just... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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227 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fernandina Beach is not just any little beach town, there are a myriad of activities for all ages. It is the first barrier island located in the most northeastern corner of Florida. It is home to the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, it has a vibrant arts community including the Island Art Association, the Amelia Community Theater, A Musical Theater... More 

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Oil City, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling down A1A we came across Fernandina Beach. There were not many people there and the beach was clean. We enjoyed wading and walking the beach. There are also some shops, restaurants, and bar right off the beach area.

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