Day Trips

Spotlighting History: Amelia Island Lighthouse is Florida’s Oldest

History is all around when you live at Amelia National Golf & Country Club.

This private, gated community 30 minutes north of Jacksonville lies 10 minutes west of the historic town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, where pristine Atlantic beaches, coastal forests and waterways have attracted civilization from way back — and we do mean WAY BACK.

Native people likely were its first residents. Then, the past five centuries have witnessed discovery, colonial settlements, wars, and finally stabilization and peace.

Flags from eight European and North American countries and ruling entities have flown over this northeast Florida corner, and you don’t […]

Amelia National Anglers: Go Fish the George Crady Bridge

Love your new custom Florida home at Amelia National Golf & Country Club, but hankering for some serious fishing grounds?

Much wildlife abounds at this gated enclave only 10 minutes west of Amelia Island and 30 minutes north of Jacksonville, but if you’re looking to hook dinner, or a trophy, you’ll have to leave Amelia National.

Fishing in the Sunshine State is an angler’s dream. So many people move here to take it up, indulge their favorite outdoor hobby, or become involved in a local fishing group.

Almost endless saltwater and freshwater opportunities abound near Amelia National, but we’re going to point […]

Amelia National Bucket List: Horseback Riding at the Beach

Whether you already enjoy the active lifestyle at Amelia National Golf & Country Club, or are considering it, we’re here with another outdoor resource to explore in this corner of northeast Florida.

Amelia National is only minutes from Amelia Island, one of Florida’s most sought-after destinations. If you haven’t explored Amelia Island State Park at the island’s southern tip, you’re missing a great day excursion and some amazing natural terrain almost in your own backyard.

And horseback riding on the beach! More below.

Your new custom home at Amelia National isn’t far from Amelia Island State Park — only 16 miles and […]

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