Where to Stay in Amelia Island: The Best Hotels & Accommodations on Amelia Island, Florida

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A fascinating chain of Sea Islands that stretch along the East Coast, all the way from South Carolina to Florida, Amelia Island is located at the northernmost of the barrier islands on Florida’s Atlantic coast. In this article we share the best areas to stay in Amelia Island, the top and safest neighborhoods, as well … Read more

The Ultimate Florida Road Trip Itinerary: See the Best of Florida in 10 Days!

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There’s no denying it. Florida is massive. Bordered by Alabama and Georgia, Florida covers an expanse of over 65,000 square miles – perfect for planning a big Florida road trip! Here’s everything you need to know to have an amazing Florida road trip: itinerary, travel tips, what to pack, and more. This itinerary is designed to help … Read more

21 Reasons to Visit Amelia Island, Florida, an Atlantic Coast Gem

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While Amelia Island might not technically be a hidden gem, it gets far fewer tourists than Florida hotspots like Orlando and Palm Beach.  This means that if you choose to visit Amelia Island, you’ll get to see a different side of Florida – one that is more culturally aligned with the Southern cities of Savannah and Charleston than … Read more

3 Days on Amelia Island: Itinerary for a Magical Amelia Island Weekend Getaway + 1-4 Day Itineraries

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Are you planning on spending two or three days on Amelia Island and wondering how to get the most out of your vacation time? Look no further! To have a magical Amelia Island weekend getaway, you’ll want to see as much of the island as possible, enjoy the wonderful food scene (wild-caught shrimp, I mean really!), spend … Read more

17 Essential Amelia Island Travel Tips: Planning a Trip to Amelia Island, Florida made Simple!

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Are you planning an Amelia Island getaway for your next vacation?  The island and the historic town of Fernandina Beach belong on every traveler’s Florida bucket list! An Amelia Island vacation is more than just a beach fly-and-flop (though its location off the coast of Florida is ideal for accessing some of the country’s best beaches).  However, there’s something here for everyone! … Read more

The Best Quotes about the Everglades in Florida

There are no other Everglades in the world.  -Marjory Stoneman Douglas I’ll talk about the Everglades at the drop of a hat.  -Marjory Stoneman Douglas If the devil ever raised a garden, the Everglades was it.  -James Carlos Blake Since 1972, I’ve been going around making speeches on the Everglades.  -Marjory Stoneman Douglas The Everglades … Read more

The 11 National Parks in Florida: Why + How to See Each One!

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Big Cyprus National Preserve Located about 45 miles west of Miami lies Big Cyprus National Reserve. At over 720,000 acres, this reserve became one of the first two national preserves in the United States National Park System on October 11, 1974. Drawing a large crowd of approximately one million visitors a year, this reserve offers … Read more

51 Perfect Things to Do in Palm Beach, Florida + Palm Beach County!

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I love to travel, and I love almost every kind of travel that there is. While you will find me backpacking the Caucasus and staying in central Asian hostels, I also love a great luxury vacation! And without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to is Palm Beach.  From … Read more