Where to go, what to do in Amelia Island, Fla.
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Amelia Island, Fla.? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Nov. 20-22:
Delta is offering one-stop flights from BWI Marshall to Jacksonville, Fla., which is a half-hour drive from Amelia Island, for $225 round trip.
WHERE TO STAY
Amelia Island Plantation, 6800 First Coast Hwy., 888-261-6161, http:/
Ritz-Carlton, 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy., 904-277-1100, http:/
Florida House Inn and Restaurant, 20-22 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 800-258-3301, http:/
WHERE TO EAT
Brett's Waterway Cafe, 1 S. Front St., Fernandina Beach, 904-261-2660. A favorite with locals. This is the place if you want fresh grouper. Entrees start in the $20s, with a good prix-fixe menu for $28.
Espana, 22 S. Fourth St., Fernandina Beach, 904-261-7700, http:/
T-Rays Burger Station, 202 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach, 904-261-6310. Burgers or breakfast for less than $10. Look for the Exxon pumps outside.
WHAT TO DO
Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, 904-261-7378, http:/
Eight Flags Antique Market, 602 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, 904-277-8550. More than 50 antiques dealers.
Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, 904-277-7274, http:/
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Amelia Island Tourist Development Council, 800-226-3542, http:/
Prices for flights and accommodations were valid as of press time on Thursday, Nov. 12.