AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — Some towns in Florida peddle glitz and glamour; others are meccas for sport fans. Amelia Island, nestled in the northeastern-most corner of the state, offers yearround, low-key pleasures. With winter temperatures averaging 65 degrees, this barrier island’s climate is tailor-made for fishing, golfing, kayaking, sightseeing, shopping, or simply strolling its 13 miles of beaches. Located about 16 miles from Jacksonville International Airport — a three-hour nonstop flight from Boston — Amelia Island makes for an easy weekend getaway.
John and Michele Holbrook – Realtors