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The Amelia Island Lighthouse is considered the oldest structure on the island. First constructed in 1820 on Georgia's Cumberland Island, it was dismantled and moved in 1938 and reconstructed on Amelia Island. Construction was completed in 1839.

For those interested in a closer look, lighthouse tours are offered on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Tours depart from the Atlantic Recreation Center. The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children age 12 and under.

The Amelia Island Museum of History is housed in the historic Nassau County jail and showcases some 4,000 years of Florida history, including its eight flags of occupation. The museum offers exhibits, educational lectures, walking tours and ghost tours.

233 South Third Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
(904) 261-7378


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Amelia Island Gift Shops, Collectibles, Florists, Book Stores, and Farmer's Market


Artistic Florist
1875 B South 14th St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-5546

Artistic Florist is located in the heart of Amelia Island. The business is owned and operated by Stephen and Brooke Grubbs Raulerson. We also carry a large selection of green and blooming plants. Choose from our collection of fine gift items from around the world such as signed collector’s vases or Heritage leaded crystal made in Waterford, Ireland.

Books Plus
107 Centre St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-0303

Local independent bookstore selling books, greeting cards, stationary and gifts. You'll see both visitors and locals mingle in the busy shop found in downtown Fernandina Beach at the western end of the town's popular Centre Street shopping area.

Brittany Brock Photography
1927 South 14th St. #108
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-583-1120

Fernandina Farmers Market
Corner of Centre St. & 7th St. North
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-491-4872

Visitors looking for something out of the ordinary during their stay will enjoy a trip to the Fernandina Farmers Market in Historic Downtown. Mingle with local farmers and business owners as you wonder through a dizzying selection of farm-direct fruits and vegetaables harvested just before Market day, as well as a variety of organic products, and specialty foods. You'll also discover gourmet baked goods, from crusty beads to delectable desserts, and prepared foods such as jellies, relishes and marinades. The market is also the perfect location to choose from a wide variety of specialty tropical plants and landscaping plants, including orchids, herbs, and garden flowers.

Fernandina's Fantastic Fudge
218 Centre Street
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-277-4801

Fudge and Chocolates made in the traditional way using all natural ingredients, cooked in a copper kettle and made on a marble slab.

Front & Centre
1 South Front St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-277-2660

La Torre's Gallery & Gifts
3 North 4th St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-0444

Last Flight Out
114 Centre St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-321-0510

Our mission is to identify unique island lifestyle items that are always comfortable, wearable and eye-catching. We look for clothing and gifts that remind us of warm beach days, and cool summer nights. Our suppliers have provided us with some of the best paradise items that the LFO Cargo can fly to Amelia Island.

Redbones Dog Bakery and Boutique
809 South 8th St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-321-0020

All of our treats are of the highest quality only using human grade ingredients like fresh apples, pineapple, pumpkin, cheese and peanut butter. We strive to find the finest selection of upscale boutique items, gifts and accessories from all around the world. We have built our reputation on outstanding customer service with a friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Ship's Lantern
210 Centre St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-5821

The Book Loft
214 Centre St.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-8991

Two floors of finest in fiction and non-fiction for adults and children of all ages, including: over 1500 rare/signed; largest collection of pirate books; huge Florida/Georgia historic section.

The Shops at Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Hwy.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-2030

Set in an “Old Florida” style village, The Spa & Shops at Amelia Island Plantation house a variety of boutiques sure to please even the most creative shopper. From an old fashioned gourmet food market and deli to the latest trends in island fashion, The Spa & Shops at Amelia Island Plantation is where you’ll find top designers in every store.

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Getting to Amelia Island
Amelia is only 30 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport. By auto, two bridges connect Amelia Island with the mainland. From I-95, take Fernandina Beach Exit 129, turn east onto A1A and travel 15 miles, cross the Intracoastal Waterway into the heart of Amelia Island.

Visitors traveling from the south may prefer to take A1A north of Jacksonville to the Mayport auto ferry which crosses the St. Johns River, or take A1A farther north to J. Turner Butler Blvd., then north on Hwy 115 over the Dames Point Bridge. Both options continue on A1A north over Big and Little Talbot Island onto Amelia.

Amelia Island Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Golfing on Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach is a splendid pleasure, with natural surroundings, oceanfront golf courses and pristine golf resorts that challenge skilled golfers and reward those lucky enough to experience all the wonderful golfing that Amelia has to offer. Public and Private courses abound as well as Golf Lessons and Instruction from the Pros.

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