The flowers are in full bloom. The birds are singing their songs. And the weather is unbelievably gorgeous. There are so many fantastic reasons to visit Amelia Island in the spring! It’s the perfect time of year to experience nature without worrying about crowds that often flock to the island in the summer. Experience the beauty and calm nature of Fernandina Beach before the busy season.
If you’re looking for more thoughtful suggestions regarding the best things to do on Amelia Island, then request a free copy of our Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll find information about the best restaurants, attractions, and more.
5 of the Best Reasons to Enjoy Spring on Amelia Island
Discover for yourself what makes spring one of the best times of year to visit our little slice of paradise.
1. The Weather Is Beautiful
The weather on Amelia Island is lovely year-round. In the springtime, the temperatures begin to reach the high 70s and low 80s, perfect for spending your days outdoors. The dreamy weather sets the scene for a pleasant day in the sunshine. To top it off, you’ll catch all the flowers blooming this time of year.
2. There Are Fewer Crowds
In the spring, the kids are still in school, and families are planning their summer vacations. This time of year is perfect for planning a little getaway to the island so that you can enjoy some peace and quiet before summer crowds arrive. You will run into fewer people on your beach walks, encounter fewer lines and shorter wait times at restaurants, and have more space to explore the downtown area.
3. Outdoor Adventures Await
From searching for seashells and fishing off the pier to biking around town and perusing outdoor markets, there are so many opportunities to spend your days outdoors. Some of our favorite outdoor activities include:
- Perusing the weekly Farmers Market on Saturdays
- Getting some fresh air at a local State Park
- Casting your line while fishing around the island
- Relaxing on our beautiful beaches
- Spending the morning bird watching
- Visiting the Amelia Island Lighthouse
- Cruising some of the best bike trails
- Horseback riding on the beach
4. Attend a Spring Event
What better way to celebrate the season than by attending one of the best local spring events? Locals and visitors alike gather to experience some of the year’s most exciting affairs, such as:
5. Stay in Lovely Accommodations at a Historic Bed and Breakfast
Make the most of your visit to Amelia Island in the spring when you stay with us at The Fairbanks House. Choose between charming B&B rooms, private suites, and cozy cottages. In the morning, wake up to freshly baked pastries, sizzling eggs and bacon, and delicious coffee. Our complimentary gourmet breakfast is one of our guest favorites! There’s no better destination to call your home away from home during your visit to Fernandina Beach.
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