In this issue

FEATURES
2017 Fun in the SUmmer Sun Guide
Whether you’re headed to the beach, relaxing by the pool, or seeking adventure by boat, bike, or jet ski, our annual “Fun in the Summer Sun” guide is a great way for the whole family to find fun things to do this summer on and around Amelia Island! Read more.

From Jailhouse to Museum
In addition to preserving the island’s rich history, the Amelia Island Museum of History offers something for everyone, from innovative programs to classes for kids.

Catching the Wave
With regular service on the north end of Amelia Island, the distinctive Island Hopper provides welcome public transportation and an unbeatable summer special.

Creating a Happy Sea
Through the colorful gear she creates with her company The Happy Sea, Fernandina Beach’s Owyn Porter is working to protect the oceans she loves so much. Read more.

Backyard Adventure
The oldest standing plantation home in the state, Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island offers a fascinating and poignant window into antebellum Florida.

INSIDE
Everything Amelia The people, events, & history that make Amelia a special place
Galleries & Antiques Amelia’s art galleries & antique stores
In the Neighborhood Profiles of area businesses and organizations
Beach Combing Great shopping on Amelia Island
Maps of the Island and downtown, with telephone numbers
Tide Table Tides at the Amelia River
Around Town What’s happening around Amelia Island
Snapshots Islanders out and about.
In The Garden IAs summer temperatures heat up, make your seaside garden shine with color and texture by adding the beautiful Aloha Lily and the new Gold Breeze.
Island Home When Paula and Bob Clarkson began looking for a place to retire in the Southeast, their love of the beach, boating, and cars led them straight to Amelia Island.
Eating Scene With spectacular ocean views from its comfortable porch, The Pointe Restaurant offers a delicious homemade breakfast buffet and lunch every day. Read more.
Open House Premium real estate offerings on and around Amelia Island