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Amelia Island Historic District

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Address: Amelia Island, FL
Phone Number: 9042770717
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"The Keys and NOLA Mix"

Amelia Historic District is an awesome display of architect, history ,shopping and eateries! Immersed within huge oak trees, Spanish moss, busy streets and arts abound! Close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Diana M
Bonifay, Florida
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Bonifay, Florida
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amelia Historic District is an awesome display of architect, history ,shopping and eateries! Immersed within huge oak trees, Spanish moss, busy streets and arts abound! Close to Marina, parks, historical homes so much like New Orleans and Key West mixed together! Can walk, bike, trolley or drive. Plenty of seating areas for those who need to rest between sights. This... More 

Thank Diana M
Clearwater, Florida
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Assorted shops, art galleries and studios, plus eateries invite tourists to stroll and browse.The 1988 movie Adventures of Pippi Longstocking was filmed here and is the location of her house, Villa Villakula - a must for young readers!

Thank Rosanne B
Belleair, Florida
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The past four New Year's Holidays we have spent in Amelia Island. Great place to unwind and stroll the downtown. Full of history and many local shops and places to dine.

Thank Bruce M
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433 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying on Amelia Island and went to the historic area to spend time getting acquainted with the area. We had a lovely walk for many blocks just seeing what kind of shops and restaurants are here. I had ice cream at Fantastic Fudge, don't miss stopping here! There is a variety of shops from clothes, jewelry to art... More 

2 Thank Lisa S
Decatur, GA
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105 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The historic downtown and surrounding area have been well taken care of. Many local shops and restaurants with historic homes and churches surrounding. Get one of the historic walking tour guides and learn more.

1 Thank Stevedec
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 Historic District is one of the most charming towns we've had the privilege to visit. The smaller homes downtown are unique and there are some informative publications to help you identify the homes and the stories behind them. Be sure to see both sides of Centre Street downtown and walk the side streets. Take a short ride to... More 

2 Thank Pchee72
Melbourne, Florida
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Spent a few days here on vacation. Stayed a few blocks from Center St, right in the historic district. Everything is within walking distance. Lots of great antique shops, restaurants, bars, and the like. The home within the historic district are also ery nice, worth a stroll through a few blocks.

1 Thank beechner224
Shelby, North Carolina
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is an old proud city working to tie the past with the present. The old is situated with the new to provide an interesting and entertaining experience. Centre St is the main through fair going from Front St, 2nd and up to 8th st. The Old Palace Saloon and old churches and homes mixed with new business such as... More 

1 Thank MDT2001
Galax, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Historic District beautifully lit. Wonderful for night strolls in town. Enjoyed birding on the uncrowded beaches. Take your bike and binos.

Thank Deborah D
Long Island
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207 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

What a delightful step back in time! The ambiance makes you let out a stressful breath and breathe in calmness. We arrived in town just in time to attend a sweet children's Christmas Eve service at the lovely local Methodist church and then wander around a bit to see the shops and restaurants that abound in this little Victorian corner... More 

Thank LongIslandMabel

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