As the "Island of Eight Flags," Amelia Island has a rich history. The voices of pirates, nobles and confederates are still alive on this Florida island, enchanting visitors of all ages. This escape from reality is located just off the coast of northeast Florida. Wildlife, beaches and sunny skies make it a great vacation destination all year-round. Sites like Fort Clinch, which dates back to the Civil War, turn a beach vacation into something educational for the kids. Families can really step back in time by taking carriage rides through old town, or simply enjoy the sound of the surf. No matter what, all visitors are sure to get lost in the intrigue of Amelia Island.
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