Located off the coast of Jacksonville on Florida's northern
Atlantic Coast, Amelia Island is the southernmost of the Sea
Island, which extend north along the coasts of Georgia and South
Carolina. Amelia Island is a popular weekend excursion from
Jacksonville, drawing tourists with its excellent golf and tennis
resorts, stunning natural scenery in Fort Clinch State Park, and
the lovely town of Fernandina Beach, which boasts beautiful
Victorian mansions and a number of shops and restaurants.