Amelia Island

Scenes from a Florida Civil War Fort

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fort Clinch was constructed in the mid-1800s and occupied by Confederate troops during the early days of the Civil War. Made of almost 5-million bricks, the coastal fortification proved vulnerable t...

Villa Villekulla Still Exists in Florida

If you're a child of the 80s, and lucky you if you are, perhaps you remember seeing the "blockbuster" film, The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking. The 1988 remake of the popular children's adventure book starred Tami Erin in the title role and rec...

Spend the Night in a Lighthouse

Built in 1980 as a replica of Chesapeake Bay's famous Thomas Point Lighthouse, Katie's Light on Amelia Island is the perfect spot for a family vacation or romantic honeymoon. This unique beachfront rental features wood floors and ceilings througho...

Experience a Soldier’s Life at Fort Clinch

One of the most complete and well-preserved examples of a 19th century American fort can be found at the mouth of the St. Mary's River in Fernandina Beach. While Fort Clinch never saw any major battles or skirmishes, it did house military troops d...

3 Vintage Shops You Should Visit on Amelia Island

If you're a lover of all things vintage and like to spend hours picking through antique shops for unique finds, Amelia Island should be on your list of junking destinations. Most of the shops, including our selections for the top 3 on Amelia Island, ...