Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

102 Centre Street 32034

Island Inspired Meetings

Tranquility meets productivity on Amelia Island. Consistently ranked in the top 10 North American Islands by the readers of Conde' Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, Amelia Island offers 13 miles of uncrowded beaches with pristine waters and abundant wildlife with unmatched ways to explore. Upscale resorts with world class spas, meeting facilities, championship golf and exclusive dining blend effortlessly with a captivating collection of bed and breakfast inns, boutique hotels and a historic district. Meet on Amelia Island and you'll have access to 26 square miles of a well-preserved sea island environment with a superb hospitality infrastructure that can serve all your group's needs.

Need dates

  • 12/01/202412/31/2024

Getting Here

Amelia Island is a short thirty-minute drive from Jacksonville International Airport. Convenient transportation companies that service the airport to Amelia Island and back are abundant and wonderful to work with. Major airlines include: Allegiant Airways, American Airlines, Breeze Airways, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, and United Airlines. Looking for something a little smaller and little more private? Bent Wing Flight Services at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport offers corporate airplanes and private jets the luxury of easy landings and carefree departures. This recently updated private airport delivers a truly unforgettable travel experience. Once you are here, traditional car and taxi services booked through your hotel or resort are the best way to continue exploring Amelia Island. But if you're looking for a more eco-friendly or health conscious style, beach cruisers, e-boards, mopeds and more are available for rent.

Distance from airport

  • Jacksonville International Airport

    26 mi. from city center

  • Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport

    2 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Amelia Island Welcome Center

Historical landmark
The Amelia Island Welcome Center is open to visitors 364 days a year. Remodeled to replicate the original railroad depot that operated from 1899 to the 1930's, this unique historic landmark is a must see during your stay.
102 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL, US 32034

Historic Old Town

The original location of the Town of Fernandina, Old Town was the last Spanish city platted in the Western Hemisphere in 1811. Fort Carlos once stood on the spot that is now open green space and the smallest Florida State Park. The iconic Captain's House was used in the movie "The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking" where the film was originally shot and captured.
Estrada St
Fernandina Beacch, FL, US 32034

Fernandina Beach Historic District

Business district
Found on the northern half of Amelia Island, the city of Fernandina Beach has been honored by the National Trust for its historic preservation and 50-block Historic District. The perfect location for off-site activities, whether it be a dine-around, shopping excursions, fishing charters, historic tours, team building activities or more!
Fernandina Beach, FL, US 32034

A.L. Lewis Museum at American Beach

American Beach was founded in 1935 by Afro-American Life Insurance Company President A.L. Lewis for "recreation and relaxation without humiliation" during the era of Jim Crow. In its heyday, American Beach drew luminaries from art, music and sports, and generations of families continue to enjoy it. The museum tells the story of this place and that of one of its most spirited advocates, MaVynee Oshun Betsch, the great-grandaughter of A. L. Lewis known as "The Beach Lady."
1600 Julia St
American Beach, FL, US 32034

Fort Clinch State Park

Historical landmark
Amelia Island is home to Civil War-era Fort Clinch, a great outdoor space to host an offsite function. Visit this historical landmark and step back in time to the year 1865. Explore the many rooms, galleries and grounds of the fort as you learn how the soldiers worked and lived each day. The fort is open 365 days a year from 8am - 5pm.
2601 Atlantic Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL, US 32034

Amelia Island Museum of History

Housed in the former county jail, the museum showcases more that 4,000 years of Amelia Island history. Highlights include: the story of the Timucuan Indians, the glamour of the Golden Age, the beginnings of the modern shrimping industry, and the interactive S.S. Margery pirate ship exhibit. Tours are available for a variety of interests and age levels. Space is available for private functions.
233 S. 3rd St.
Fernandina Beach, FL, US 32034

Marlin & Barrel Distillery

Host a private tasting with your group in Amelia Island's local distillery in downtown Fernandina Beach. Handcrafted liquors include vodkas, rums, cellos, gin, and whiskey.
232 S. 8th St.
Fernandina Beach, FL, US 32034

Amelia Community Theatre

A national award-winning theatre founded in 1981. Offers six productions each season on their main stage. The theatre is available for rental for group entertainment.
207 Cedar St
Fernandina Beach, FL, US 32034



High season
Mar 2 – Sep 10
Shoulder season
Sep 11 – Dec 5
Low season
Dec 6 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Mar 1