Many Fairbanks House guests come here because they appreciate the historic nature of our inn – while enjoying all of the modern added amenities. Many of them even have their own historic homes – or hope to have one someday. We are often complimented on our upkeep of our property, even though most recognize that it’s […]Read More
Helloooo readers, writers and #bookclubs! There’s still time to get your reservations for the Amelia Island Book Festival.
We have lots of great watering holes here in Fernandina, and the Dog Star Tavern is definitely a favorite of ours… and our guests.
This is the greeting that awaits me every evening after my walk.
I have a hobby of collecting boat names and trying to read the minds of the owners who named them.
In a sea of beautiful Victorian buildings on Centre Street in Fernandina Beach, our beautiful red brick courthouse is a standout.
Over the last couple of years, Fernandina has been putting in a few “pocket parks” – little vacant spits of land between buildings that have been a bit of an eyesore in the past but are now quite lovely. They’ve added grass, trees, benches and sometimes sculpture by local artists. This one on Centre Street […]
Most of the lovely flowering baskets on Centre Street have recently been updated with the change of season. This particular one outside of the Marina Seafood Restaurant caught my eye – and you can see why. Nothing says “summer” like blazing orange impatiens. I’m not sure how long they’ll hang in there in that direct […]
This beautiful egret and I were the only ones out during my early morning walk. It’s such a peaceful time: before Fernandina rises for work, before the tourists get up from their sleep-in and before any cars have hit the street. There’s also no traffic on the water – or the docks – so the birds […]