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Amelia Island Historic District

Amelia Island, FL
+1 904-277-0717
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Historical Buildings Maintained Well--Very Good Atmosphere

The old buildings have been well maintained in the historical area of the town and although the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greater Melbourne, Australia

Small town charm galore. The nicest area is only a handful of blocks and a few blocks wide so you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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“lots of shops” (10 reviews)
“downtown area” (17 reviews)
“center street” (12 reviews)
Amelia Island, FL
+1 904-277-0717
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The old buildings have been well maintained in the historical area of the town and although the shops are restaurants and tourist places they have not lost their old historical feel. The buildings with history are well signed and the place has an excellent feel...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small town charm galore. The nicest area is only a handful of blocks and a few blocks wide so you can browse around in an hour or so. But you get views of the river, plenty of good restaurants, nightly music, and gift shops. Not...More

Thank CTManny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family made a day trip to the Historic District of Amelia Island. We will definitely be back for a longer stay in the future. Just a charming place. The shopping and restaurants are in abundance. Boutiques, art galleries, antiques... it’s all there in about...More

Thank KatieV68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed several walks through the town this past week. The Welcome Center has excellent information about the history of the town as well as a walking tour to look at the historic homes. Plenty of restaurants to stop for lunch, dinner or ice cream as...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute shops, delicious fudge and ice cream shop, great restaurants! I love walking around and going in all the stores!

Thank pdv524
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This area of town is a nice opportunity to get away from the beach for a few hours, walk around, window shop, pose w/ pirates here and there, view the harbor, and grab something to eat at one of the many interesting restaurants. Don't miss...More

1  Thank Gloria K
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I didn't get much time to spend in the Historical district. But what I did see was reminiscent of Key West. Many hidden gems to explore, plus antique stores,boutique shops and great restaurants. This was once a settlement for pirates. Fort Clinch is a must...More

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Love being able to walk around in the Historic District and never having to get in your car. A good assortment of shops and restaurants and friendly shop owners.

Thank bjw97
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Remarkably charming historic old town. Great restaurants and shopping including galleries to gift shops. The lighting after dark was charming.

Thank brayk
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great for shopping for take home gifts. Get those Christmas and birthday presents. Unique items for every budget. Or just browse and enjoy the history.

Thank JMark133
Nearby Restaurants
Fantastic Fudge
999 reviews
.09 km away
Le Clos
803 reviews
.08 km away
Joe's 2nd Street Bistro
1,021 reviews
.04 km away
Nana Teresa's Bake Shop
213 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Amelia Island Welcome Center
229 reviews
.06 km away
Fernandina Beach
484 reviews
.02 km away
Island Art Association
45 reviews
.09 km away
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12 December 2016|
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Response from FLworldwanderer | Reviewed this property |
Long walk, suggest you drive. Once there, you can park your car and walk everywhere within four blocks, give or take. Several good casual restaurants in area. Recommendation ... visit the Welcome/information Center, right... More
Sarrah P
13 September 2016|
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