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Jason M. Dougherty: writer A Fictional Biographical Sketch

Summer Time  Summer is one of the most exciting and invigorating times to experience the unique beauty, distinctive Southern charm and abundance of outdoor activities that await you on Amelia Island. From outdoor excursions to world-class dining and interactive tours, spend your summer on Amelia Island with fantastic weather to explore by both water and […]

Summer Activities

“Never go too long without watching a sunset.” -Atticus How do you wind down at the end of the day? How do you separate your days from running together into one long week? Taking the time at the end of the day to behold the magnificent sky and the masterpiece created is one way we […]

Sunset Island

Over the years, Amelia Island has come to be known as having the best cycling in Florida. In fact, some would even challenge any visitor to name a better place to cycle in the state. The City of Fernandina Beach is one of only fifteen Florida communities to receive Bicycle Friendly Community status through the League […]

Amelia River to Sea Trail

Crane Island : Savour life from the porch, sunrise to sunset.  We didn’t have to spend much time dreaming or thinking what kind of community we envisioned Crane Island to be. In fact, being on Amelia Island was enough inspiration for the whole team to see that porch life was a vital part of making […]

Porch Life

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