Amelia Island, Florida, where beautiful Victorian homes blend with eight different countries’ influences, dating back to the 1500s. Where pirates, epic storms and the first shrimpers in America shaped a history like no other. RV camping on Amelia Island is outstanding, so read through our quick overview and start planning your own RV trip to the Island!
Amelia Island Attractions
- Fort Clinch State Park – This delightful state park on Amelia Island embraces all the things Florida RV travelers enjoy—gorgeous beaches, picturesque campgrounds, outdoor recreation and Florida history. Camp along the Amelia River or on the beach at full-service state park campgrounds. Explore the 19th century fort to see how troops lived during the Civil War. We think you’ll find something at this state park for everyone in your group to enjoy.
- Amelia Island Tours: Get to know the area by taking a tour of natural attractions, historical sites and quaint island towns. Area tour companies are happy to help you plan a tour that suits your group’s interests. Here are just a few ideas to whet your appetite:
- Amelia River Cruises: Let local guides teach you the wonders of Amelia Island’s salt marshes and waterways. Watch for dolphins and the legendary wild horses of nearby Cumberland Island and hear how pirates haunted the coastline of northeast Florida.
- Amelia Island Carriage Tours: A nice way to get to know the history of this barrier island – in a vintage carriage pulled by Belgian Draft Horses. Roll along past Victorian homes and visit the island’s attractions at a leisurely pace.
- Amelia Island Lighthouse Tour: Take a tour of this lighthouse built in 1838 and allow fascinating guides to engage you in Florida’s early maritime history.
- Fernandina Beach Tours: Get to know this historic beach town by taking one of the tours offered by the Amelia Island Museum of History. Adults will enjoy the Pub Crawl and the kids will be thrilled by the nighttime Ghost Tour!
- Amelia Island State Park: At the southern end of the island, you’ll find a state park that preserves the free and easy beauty of coastal Florida. Ride a horse along the beach or fish in the surf. Part of the Great Florida Birding Trail, park visitors have the chance to watch and photograph dozens of wildlife species.
There’s so much more to see and do on Amelia Island! Our Orlando El Monte RV office can help with an RV rental, and Amelia Island’s Tourism Development Council offers great trip planning resources. Isn’t it time you took an RV trip to Florida’s northeastern shore?