travel42 Port Guide: Amelia Island

Amelia Island travel42 Port of Call Guide

Located in the far northeastern corner of Florida at the border with Georgia, 155 mi/250 km north of Orlando, Amelia Island was one of the state's first resorts, drawing visitors back in the 1800s. Today, it retains some of that Victorian atmosphere, though its low-key elegance and relative tranquility compared to Miami, Daytona and St. Petersburg are its best assets.

The city of Fernandina Beach has some appealing old homes in the historic district, and you can stop in for a drink at what's ...

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