Things to Do in Amelia Island, FloridaIt’s no surprise that Conde Nast named Amelia Island, Florida one of the top island destinations in North America. With centuries of history, outdoor recreation, incredible scenery, and family friendly attractions, finding fun things to do in Amelia Island is never a question.
Residence Inn Amelia Island hotel is located minutes from such local attractions and activities as the Amelia Island Museum of History, the historic district of Fernandina Beach, The Kelly Seahorse Ranch, boating, and golf.
Fernandina Beach Historic Downtown District.Fernandina Beach’s historic roots as a Victorian seaport village are best experienced in the town’s Historic District. Spanning 50 blocks, the Fernandina Beach Historic District features distinctive 19th century Victorian homes and cottages, brick-façade building, shopping, art galleries, and dozens of restaurants. Fernandina Beach’s historic corridor is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit http://www.ameliaislandliving.com/newtourist/touristguide/historicdowntown.htm.
The Kelly Seahorse Ranch.Experience the thrill of horseback riding on the beaches of Amelia Island. The Kelly Seahorse Ranch offers guided horseback tours for those ages 13 or older. Tours are offered Tuesday - Sunday, including major holidays. No horseback riding experience is necessary. Tours are approximately one hour. Visit www.kellyranchinc.net. [Top]
Amelia Island Boating.From sailing to kayaking to fishing charters, the waters surrounding Amelia Island offer myriad opportunities for boating. Outfitters such as Kayak Amelia, Fly Fishing Amelia, and Up the Creek Xpeditions offer a variety of guided, open-water and river kayak tours around Amelia Island. Windward Sailing offers sailing charters and tours out of Fernandina Beach Marina. Visit www.ameliaisland.com and www.flyfishingameliaisland.com.
Golf on Amelia Island.In true Florida fashion, golf reigns supreme on Amelia Island. Designed by the industry’s top golf course architects, Amelia Island golf courses offer exceptional play that honors the island’s diverse landscape of oceanfront dunes, oak forests, and marshlands. There are several golf courses on and off the island designed to satisfy your inner golfer.
Shotgun Sports on Amelia Island. Amelia Shotgun Sports is located just west of Amelia Island, FL in the town of Yulee. The club offers sporting clay, skeet, trap, 5-Stand and F.I.T.A.C. courses. Come by for a great day of shooting sports and see what all we offer! Visit www.ameliashotgunsports.com [Top]