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American Beach

Amelia Island, FL
+1 904-510-7036
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My favorite place! Beautiful beach, town and people! Everyone is friendly and our dog loved the... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Central Florida, Florida
Quiet Beach Lots of Parking

Great place to go shelling and collect sand dollars. It did not seems like a swimming beach. Nice... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Amelia Island, FL
+1 904-510-7036
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

My favorite place! Beautiful beach, town and people! Everyone is friendly and our dog loved the beach but not as much as I do!

Thank Lagar_7
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Great place to go shelling and collect sand dollars. It did not seems like a swimming beach. Nice parking and facilities.

Thank delen1
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This is the place to go if you want to escape the busier beaches on the island......you can actually read a book or take a snooze without having to hear someone being towed out for getting stuck (you really do need a 4 wheel drive...More

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed March 24, 2017

My cousin had her wedding here, (free) I would recommend parking close by the board walk, there are several down the stretch.... Sand Dune 106 is a great spot... Right off of Julia Street, just behind the American Beach Community Center...

Thank Kendra B
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

The information boards were interesting however the location needs some attention. There was no life or energy to the location

Thank Nadine S
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Due to tropical depression in the Atlanta, there were not many people on the beach. You could drive your vehicle on the beach, which I never seen before. We drove around a little in the area. I will do research to learn more about American...More

Thank jewels229
Reviewed August 19, 2016

American Beach was the only beach African Americans could go to prior to integration. It is now a National Historic Site. The beach there is a long stretch of quiet, peaceful beach. Few people and some fishermen. The water is clear and the beach is...More

2  Thank Seveen
Reviewed July 4, 2016

wasn't crowded, loved watching people catch fish, can drive on beach , put up tents and close to town

2  Thank Cyberwebb
Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you like beaches lined with high rises and having to ply through a crowd to find a spot to spread your,towel, Americsn Beach is not for you. If you like spending time on a beautiful beach with little development and very few people, then...More

2  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach for family and friends, not over commercialized, needs refurbishing and preserved from driving on the beach no lifeguard on duty

1  Thank Roderick J
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Can you park your camper. in the parking lot. and is there a cost.
October 11, 2016|
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I cannot find anything anywhere regarding whether or not a grill with a lid is considered an open fire or not..due to me also using open fires to grill(either a grill with no lid or using a grate over open coals) please advise
July 24, 2016|
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What is the admission??
April 24, 2016|
Response from Americanbeachlover | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission. You can however must purchase a pass to park on the beach. Otherwise parking is free. There is a park named Burney park we have always taken covered grills here as the wind is at time... More