There is always plenty to do on Amelia Island and surrounding areas. The list is long and seems to grow every year. You don’t need to love the beach to love our island. Although, our beaches are pretty darn spectacular!

A trip to the fudge shop on Centre Street, for sure.

Nana Teresa’s Bake Shop. 13 North 3rd Street.

Walk Centre Street, including one block North and one block South on the side streets. Pleasant surprises await.

A boat cruise with Amelia River Cruises to see the wild horses. Family cruise, BYO drinks cruise, live entertainment cruise.

An airplane tour of Amelia and Cumberland Islands. Skydiving. Ultralight airplane. Island airport: 904.277.7300

Explore inside Fort Clinch. Or the hiking and bike trails in Fort Clinch Park. Look sharp, there are deer. 904.277.7274

At night, look for the lighthouse, it’s on Egans Creek, not the ocean.

Attend a play or musical at one of our two theatres. or

Tour our small museum, it’s in the old City jail.

Kayak Amelia has single & double kayaks for rent, and guided tours. They also have Segway tours. 904.251.0016

Hire the shark tooth hunter and go find fossilized shark teeth. Or just head to the beach and look closely, they are there. Black, shiny, fossilized sharks teeth.

Farmer’s Market at Centre Street on 7th Street. Saturday mornings until 1pm.

Learn why American Beach is a National Landmark and so historically important. And why it is still important, Nana Dune, spiritual retreats.

DeNucci’s Soft Serve Ice Cream, food, and more. 2210 Sadler Road.

Take the children crabbing. Here’s how.…/take-kids…

Piano bar style entertainment by John Springer while you eat a delicious dinner. At the Patio Place on Ash Street, Saturdays in the evening.

Rent a jet ski or a boat for a few hours.
Riptide Water Sports

Watch the New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking movie, then go see the house where she lived, in Old Town, on the Square. And visit Centre Street to find the buildings in the movie.

Stop a friendly local and ask for fun places to eat. Everyone has a favorite place.

A great collection of pirate related books, books by local authors, local history books.

Events for children and adults, bookstore with food and beverages. Upstairs for the music, films, workshops, etc..

Fresh water swimming pools. Atlantic Recreation Center and YMCA.

A tour of Marlin & Barrel Distillery. Or a tasting.

Go fishing. With a charter boat. Or off the fishing bridge on the south end of the island.

A spa day together – Omni Resort or the Ritz Carlton

Fernandina Beach Library has activities, events, and more for children and adults. Scroll down the link to the calendar.

Go north on 14th Street, all the way to the end, at the public boat ramp. Walk to the end of the concrete seawall, out over the water. Look close and you might see dolphins, or in warm weather, manatees. An interesting boat or two may pass by as well.

Bird watching on the Egans Creek Greenway. Take binoculars. Miles of trails for walking, running, or bicycling. Stay away from any alligators you might find, you are in Florida, always be careful.

Pirate Playground an ADA friendly playground, sand, water, swings, climbing, music features, & more for younger children. Next to the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center.

Egans Creek Park on Atlantic Avenue. An exercise park for teens and adults.

Rent bikes, scooters, or electric skateboards and go for a beach ride at low tide. A longer bike trail runs the length of A1A on island. Or rent scooters and ride around the island.

Treasure hunting at our many antique/second hand shops. Especially the one at 8th & Lime. It doesn’t look like much on the outside, but it has really fun and interesting treasures inside.

A day at the beach looking for shells, making fantasy sand castles or sculptures.

Horseback riding on the beach. Contact Debbie Crispens Manser

Take the Ghost Tour. 904-548-0996

The skate park at Main Beach.

Play games at the Pinball Museum (904) 435-8424 On Sadler Road.

Rainy days at the movie theater on 14th and Lime Streets. They have reclining chairs. Stay awake, no snoring.

Get up very early, before sunrise, and go to the beach. Sunrises at the beach are often magical.

Amelia Island Escape Rooms. 1008 South 14th Street, 904-775-5083

Lunch overlooking the ocean upstairs at Sliders, Salt Life, Sand Bar or Elizabeth Pointe Lodge.

South end of island fishing bridge, go fishing, or go and ask people to see the different kinds of fish they caught, watch as someone catches a fish, especially a larger fish on light tackle. Take water and snacks, make it an adventure.

Big Talbot Island, just over the south end bridge. At low tide only, discover the adventure of Boneyard Beach, dozens of driftwood trees and branches marooned on the beach. Further on is Black Rock Beach, but not real rocks, try to figure out what they are. At high tide, woodland trails to enjoy walking or bike riding.

Sunset dinner overlooking the river from upstairs at Salty Pelican. Same for lunch, overlooking the river.

Visit the Pirate Treasure Museum and see real pirate treasure! (904) 432-7086

Horse drawn carriage rides downtown and through the historic homes district. They have stories to tell. (904) 556-2662

Four miniature putt putt golf courses. One at Main Beach. One on Sadler Road. One just outside of the security gate to the Plantation. One on North 2nd.

City of F.B. Golf Course
2800 Bill Melton Road
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 310-3175

White Oak
Is a part of Walter Conservation, is a one-of-a-kind center for conservation. With 17,000 acres in northeastern Florida, it has long been dedicated to the conservation and care of endangered and threatened species, including rhinoceros, okapi, bongos, zebras, condors, dama gazelles, and cheetahs.
581705 White Oak Rd, Yulee, FL 32097
(904) 225-3396

Electric Skateboard Rentals
Can roll all over the County on them.

Nassau Bowling
Bowling alley and live entertainment.
850822 US Highway 17, Yulee, FL 32097
(904) 225-1077

Amelia Shotgun Sports
Sporting Clays, Super Sporting, Skeet, Trap & 5-Stand
86300 Hot Shot Trail, Yulee, FL 32097
(904) 548-9818