Whether you are a culture vulture or just want to tour the town, we have the perfect day planned for you! Because we are walking distance from Fort Clinch State Park, guests of the hotel can enjoy seasonal tours, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, or a bicycle ride! Be sure to pack a lunch for you and your loved ones, so you can enjoy a wonderful picnic amid the incredible scenery. The Museum of History is a must-see experience! You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy the museum or the many tours that are offered.
Are you a nature aficionado? Rent a bike or go horseback riding and enjoy the beautiful landscape and the warm Florida sun! Did you know that Amelia Island is one of only three destinations in the country that offer horseback riding on the beach? We highly recommend a sunset ride.
Amelia Island is a major destination for runners, hikers, bikers and triathletes, hosting several world-class cycling and triathlon events each year. Many come to train on the areas numerous cycling and running trails. If you are looking for a unique training experience, we challenge you to train on the island.
Amelia Island offers over 60 restaurants that are sure to please the pickiest of palates. We are located next to Sand Bar and Kitchen, which is under new ownership and is scheduled to reopen end of May 2017 with a new look and new menus, with oceanfront dining right on the beach. Enjoy their wide array of popular island eats and treats, while listening to live music daily.
Guest of the Seaside Amelia Inn will fall in love with the eclectic collection of local stores, unique galleries, and boutique shops in this historic Florida destination! While shopping fans enjoy the many intriguing options at The Shops at Omni Amelia Island Planation Resort or along Centre Street in historic downtown Fernandina Beach, golf enthusiasts can have their own treat! Amelia Island boasts over 110 holes of championship-caliber golf, including a PGA tournament course. Whatever level you are a high handicapper or a scratch golfer, we have the perfect course for you!
Just a few recommendations from the locals…Kayaking & Fishing
Amelia Island Kayak Excursions
Amelia Island Charter Boat Association
The Anglers Mark
Amelia Island Charters
Vamanos Fishing Charters
Amelia Horseback Riding
Kelly Sea Horse Ranch
Happy Trails Walking Horses
Walking, Trolley, River, and Carriage Tours
Amelia Island Trolley - Historical Tour of Downtown Fernandina Beach
Amelia Carriage Tours - Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Amelia Island Ghost or Historical Walking Tour
Amelia River Cruises & Charters
Bicycle, Surfing, and Other Beach Rentals
Beach Rental and More
Pipeline Surf Shop
Driftwood Surf Shop
Golf and Tennis
Amelia River Golf Club
The Golf Club of Amelia Island
Omni Island Plantation Resort Golf
Fernandina Beach Golf Club
The Amelia Island Club
Tennis at the Villas of Amelia Island Plantation