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Top Tips About Fort Lauderdale Everglades Airboat Rides You've picked Fort Lauderdale in Florida as your holiday destination. Great choice, especially if you're all about that beach life. The sunny climate and hot temperatures will get you that lovely tan but let's face it, the beach...
Having Fun In Florida: A Reveller's Guide Florida is a magnet for every type of traveler. Pleasure crafts choke the harbors of all the major cities in the state, and everyone has a happy-go-lucky kind of attitude. It’s infectious. When you’re in Florida, you can’t for...
Beautiful Beaches, Intriguing History, Gorgeous Inns, Divine Food, Good Shopping – Wow What A Great Vacation Spot! I’ve just spent a completely magical long weekend on Amelia Island in Florida. If you’ve never visited this beautiful and fascinating island just off the coast of Jacksonville Florida, you’re missing a lot. When I think of what makes a great island getaway destination, a few musts come to mind – long stretches of soft sand beach, awesome restaurants in varying price categories, friendly pubs with quirky personalities, interesting accommodation choices, great walks, a bit of history to learn about, excursions out on the water, and oh yes… artsy boutique shopping. Amelia Island has all these in SPADES! Let me tell you about our 3 days of fun on Amelia Island.
Getting to Amelia Island – We stopped by on our (end of winter) drive north from Florida back to Boston. Amelia Island is located along the Jacksonville coast, making it a quick detour off Route 95 to Route 17 then over the bridge onto A1A. If you’re flying there’s more good news – JetBlue often has reasonably priced nonstop flights to Jacksonville from many of the cities they serve. You should be able to find a good array of flight choices into Jacksonville (JAX) airport.