The Official Website of Amelia Island, FL

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.

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We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

- T.S. Elliot

Amelia Island Guide and Travel Information

Amelia Island Bicyling, Bike Rentals, Bicycle Rentals, Bike Trails, Cycling, Bike Shops, Beach Cruisers for Rent

Click here for a Bicyle Path from Amelia Island to St. Augustine, Florida

Click here to visit the North Florida Bicycle Club

Amelia's Wheels Bicycle and Cart Rentals on Amelia Island Plantation
At Amelia's Wheels, we rent bicycles, Island Hoppers (4 and 6 passengers motorized golf carts), tag a-long bikes, baby joggers and baby trailers. We are located conveniently between the Reception Center and The Spa & Shops.

Bicycle around the property on approximately seven miles of bicycle trails that will take you to some of Amelia Island Plantation's points of interest such as the Sunken Forest, Aury Island, Drummond Point Park and Walker's Landing. Plantation trail maps are available at Amelia's Wheels. Bike lessons for children.

Bike Eco-Tours of Amelia Island
Explore the uplands hammock of Talbot Islands & Ft. Clinch State Parks. This is NOT mountain biking! We will peddle the gently rolling trails on comfy Trek 300 bikes. Huge old oak trees shade the path. Various song birds, gopher tortoises, armadillos are the local residents. (reservations required). Yes there will be cookies!

Bike tours are scheduled for Mondays from 10AM-noon Fee-$45/person
(Contact us if you would like to set up a bike eco-tour for another time.
Minimum of 3 people needed to schedule a tour.)

Pipeline Surf Shop Bike Rentals and Beach Cruisers
Our Bike Rentals help make your vacation, a cruise through the beach! Enjoy the scenery as you bike through Amelia Island. With our wide selection of bicycles, I'm sure we'll have just what you're looking for to maximize your time in the FUNZONE!

Segway™ of Amelia Island
Authorized Segway™ Tours Guided Tour Experiences
Amelia Island Plantation is one of 17 Segway™ Tour Groups in the World.

Amelia's Wheels is offering new and adventurous ways to experience the Segway™ PT; take a tour of the resort or simply satisfy your curiosity with a brief lesson on the Segway™ PT.

The Safari’s take you through all of the natural surroundings at Amelia Island Plantation. These experiences are created with adults in mind, offering an exciting experience in the journey and the destinations! Our coached orientation is followed by a guided tour that travels through our mid level bike paths.

Contact Amelia's Wheels, Home to Segway™ of Amelia Island for more details on authorized guided tours and sales.

The mission of the Amelia Island Trail (AIT) Project Team is to provide safe paths that support and encourage pedestrian-friendly modes of transportation such as, walking, running, casual bicycling, and club bicycling

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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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