Lodging near North Florida Activities & Outdoor Recreation
Amelia Island in north Florida offers an abundance of fun outdoor activities and recreation. Whether you’re interested in relaxing on the beach or more adventurous pursuits like Segway tours, sailing, or kayak expeditions, you’ll find it all within minutes of Residence Inn Amelia Island.
Fun Outdoor Segway Tours.
Tour the unique Florida wilderness of Fort George and Little Talbot Islands located adjacent to Amelia Island. EcoMotion Tours in Jacksonville, Florida offers exciting Segway tours that wind through diverse ecosystems in Florida state parks. The two-wheeled, battery-powered Segway machines are equipped with cross-terrain tires designed for natural terrain including dirt and sand trails. Segway tours are a fun and eco-friendly way to experience the sights and sounds of north Florida wilderness areas. Visit www.ecomotiontours.com. [Top]
Florida Kayak Expeditions.
Kayak the scenic and diverse Florida waterways of Amelia Island with Up the Creek Xpeditions. This experienced outfitter offers a variety of half- and full-day kayak tours for all ages and ability levels. The Cumberland Sound expedition is a popular tour that launches from the shore of Fort Clinch State Park near Residence Inn Amelia Island. Another popular option is the St. Mary’s River tour where biodiversity and recreation converge in the perfect package. Visit www.upthecreektrips.com. [Top]
Sailing Adventures in Florida.
Sailing is a fun year-round adventure in north Florida. Windward Sailing in Fernandina Beach offers sailboat rentals, sailing lessons, and charters. Experience the beautiful waterways of Amelia Island, including Cumberland Sound where wildlife abounds. Look for dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and the wild horses of Cumberland Island. Windward Sailing boats leave from Fernandina Beach Marina. Sailing packages are available. Visit www.windwardsailing.com. [Top]
Fishing North Florida Waterways.
Recreation fishing ranks among the top outdoor activities for visitors to North Florida and Amelia Island. The piers at Fort Clinch State Park and Amelia Island State Park offer exceptional access to Cumberland Sound and Nassau Sound. Anglers can also catch their limits from the surf line, on boat, or along river banks. Also available are sport fishing charters in Fernandina Beach. [Top]