Historic Fernandina and Amelia Island is more vibrant than ever! There is always something exciting to do or see. Many nationally acclaimed magazines have discovered the island and the surrounding marshes and waterways. Whether it is taking in a show, enjoying our outdoor festivals, attending a community class, or simply hanging out and enjoying the unique culture. It is the people that make our community special. This is a place to work, live and call home.
Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach are also widely known for their annual Festivals and Events such as
• The Amelia Island Concours d’Elégance Car Show – March 9 and 10, 2013
• The Amelia Island Film Festival – March 21 -24, 2013
• Amelia Island Book Festival – April 26 – 27, 2013
• The Great Southern Tailgate Cookoff – August 23 – 24, 2013
• The Amelia Island Blues Festival – September 13 and 14, 2013
• The Amelia Island Jazz Festival – October 6-13, 2013
• Pétanque America International Open – November 8,9 and 10, 2013
and a never ending list of summer and weekend activities
Prestigious Amelia Island is also home to world-class golf and tennis, fishing, sailing and a rich historical past. A storied Victorian seaport provides ample opportunities for your to shop or dine in a diverse array of boutiques and restaurants.
- • Amelia Island Museum
• Atlantic Ocean Beach Access
• Concours d’Elegance
• Fort Clinch
• City Marina and Charter Services
• Baptist Hospital
• Skateboard Park
• Historic Amelia Island Lighthouse
• Northhampton Golf Course
An undiscovered jewel, Nassau County is the least populated county on Florida’s east coast. In fact, Fernandina Beach was named one of the top 50 places to live in the country by Men’s Journal Magazine.
Jacksonville is a major port and home to US Naval Bases, Florida’s insurance and financial centers as well as the world renowned Mayo Clinic. With nearly perfect weather year round, endless opportunities to live, work and plan and an abundance of charm, Jacksonville is genuinely “The Last True Southern City”.
- Jacksonville International Airport
Everbank Stadium (Home if the NFL Jaguars)
Time-Union Center for Performing Arts
Cumberland Island is designated the Cumberland Island National Seashore by the National Park Service, and, as such, is preserved and protected from development. The daily visitor rate is limited, ensuring a tranquil setting for the island’s population of wild horses, deer, bobcat, boar, turkeys, armadillos and birds.
Come spend a day birding (over 300 species appear during the course of a year), swimming, biking, hiking, kayaking and fishing, or simply stroll our pristine, white sand beach and savor unparalleled privacy.