Florida’s largest city, Jacksonville, boasts the nation’s largest urban park system, 22 miles of beaches, and 1,100 miles of navigable water to go with its stand-out performing arts venues and museums. Meanwhile, secluded Amelia Island is a true retreat just 40 miles north. The barrier island offers quiet beaches as far as the eye can see and a unique culture all its own. With an enchanting Victorian seaport village reminiscent of the Guilded Age, cultural festivals, historic places, and artisan finds, this island delivers old Southern charm with a twist of luxury.
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Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) Located 14 miles north of downtown Jacksonville and just over 20 to Amelia Island, JAX is home to 200 daily arrivals and departures from more than 15 major carriers, including American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and United.
The Jacksonville/Amelia Island area offers one of Florida’s most seasonal climates, moderate and comfortable year-round.