Amelia Island is a coastal destination with plenty of beachfront to enjoy, but that’s just the beginning, as you’ll also find golf, history and several unique experiences. Fernandina Beach, located on the northern tip of the island, is among the top locations here and boats crystal-clear waters and soft sands along a beachfront that stretches 13 miles. Of course, some travelers may prefer to explore the historic district, which is home to notable and often brightly colored buildings from the Victorian era.

    Family vacations are popular here since there are plenty of activities for kids to enjoy, including several museums and the standout attraction known as Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum. This private collection of pinball machines features some that date back to the 1930s, and visitors can play them all. If you’re looking for more adult-oriented activities, you could visit the Marlin and Barrel Distillery to enjoy a tasting of locally made, aged rums, vodka and more.

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      Amelia Island is home to endless adventures that you and the whole family can enjoy, including outdoor beachfront fun, museums, and miniature golf. Whether you're interested in the city or the natural wonders of Florida, you can enjoy both in equal measure here with destinations like Fernandina Beach that offer both just steps away from each other. Activities can be...

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