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THINGS TO DO IN AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Steeped in history and natural beauty, Amelia Island, FL is not just home to museums, forts, nature paths, eco-tours, golf courses and more, but to one of the most exquisite Florida hotels – The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Guests of this gorgeous barrier island resort will discover a treasure trove of attractions and activities near our hotel to keep them enthralled from one gorgeous sunrise to the next.
Situated along 13 miles of pristine, picturesque Atlantic coastline, Amelia Island is the southernmost of the Sea Islands, a chain of barrier islands along the eastern U.S. seaboard. Once a vibrant Victorian village by the sea, Amelia Island also owns the unique distinction of being the only U.S. city to have been under the domain of eight different nations, and is still known as the Isle of 8 Flags.
With a pool at the hotel and diverse attractions nearby, this is the perfect getaway for nature lovers and those who thrive on sun, sand and outdoor sports. Our location offers an abundance of things to discover, including Amelia Island's wealth of fine dining destinations and golf courses and a variety of interesting shops and museums to browse along the cobblestone streets in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach, Florida.
For additional Amelia Island information and things to do, please select one of the links to the left, visit our Calendar of Events page or, let us create a special experience for you with our resort packages highlighting the latest offers at our hotel.