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Europe’s Top 5 Cities For Romance

5 Best Places to Visit in Europe With Your Lover in 2016! 2016 could be your chance to tell your other half how much you love them. While some will buy presents or place rose petals on every piece of household furniture, you should take it...

Valentine’s Day Escapes to Intimate Bed and Breakfast Inns

Don’t look now but Cupid is making moves. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and he’s sharpening his arrows and stocking his quiver in playful preparation. He’s aiming to ratchet up the romance on couples of all kinds, from youthful sweethearts to long-time partners....

Amelia Island – An Enchanting Getaway Destination That’s Easy To Reach and Full of Fun

Amelia Island BeachBeautiful 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.

Fernandina Amelia IslandGetting 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.