32 miles NE of Jacksonville, 192 miles NE of Orlando, 372 miles N of Miami
Alas, paradise is found on the northernmost barrier island of Florida. With 13 beautiful miles of beach and a quaint Victorian town, Amelia Island is a charming getaway about a 45-minute drive northeast of downtown Jacksonville. Overall, this skinny barrier island, 18 miles long by 3 miles wide, has more in common with the Low Country of Georgia (across Cumberland … Continue reading →
Excerpted from Frommer's Florida 2010, © 2009, Wiley Publishing, Inc.