22680 North Hampton Club Way Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 +1 904 548 0000
Arnold Palmer designed the golf course and we treat you like "ROYALTY!" This par 72 championship design is wrapped around over ten crisp spring fed lakes lined with coquina boulders and offers elevations over 40 feet. The wild grasses and rolling hills give you a feel of an Old Scottish links Course. Be the first to play one of "The King's" newest Florida creations, North Hampton, an Arnold Palmer Signature Course will offer you an outstanding golf experience.
4700 Amelia Island Parkway Amelia Island Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 +1 904 277 8015/+1 800 245 4224(Toll Free)
Designed by Mark McCumber and Gene Littler, both PGA Tour Veterans, to present players with the ultimate in pure golfing pleasure. The private course winds through the natural beauty of Amelia Island and is meticulously maintained by veteran crew. Demanding but fun, the front nine was designed around large oak trees and lakes; and the back nine around beautiful marshes, wide fairways and ocean breezes. The eighteen hole championship course is located on Summer Beach Resort, adjacent to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The club is an ideal place to host private parties and events. Check website for more details.
3670 Clubhouse Drive Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 +1 904 269 9276
Magnolia Point Golf & CC features elevation changes from 6 to 80', with many areas heavily wooded. There are 18 lakes in play throughout, with several forced carries. The greens are Tif-dwarf Bermuda, the fairways 419 Bermuda. All holes are well guarded, and all bunkers on the White and Blue 9's have recently been reworked by McCumber Golf to improve playability, drainage, and appearance. The golf course has a combination of open and tight fairways, long and short par-4s, an excellent variety of par-3 holes, and a few 'grip-and-rip holes' that lets you swing away. The greens are very large with subtle slopes which, depending on the pin placement, gives the course a different look on a daily basis. Although challenging, there are no unfair holes, golfers find the course fun to play.
This Clyde Johnston design is exciting, challenging, well maintained, and skillfully carved into a forest of 60-foot-high pines. Featured at Eagle Harbor Golf Club are multiple tees, multi-tiered greens, rolling fairways, and a variety of sand and grass bunkers. Surrounded by numerous lakes, this terrific layout has become one of Jacksonville's most popular courses. A new, modern clubhouse adds to the golf experience.
Michael Cason Road & 17 Mile Camp Road off Highway 90, 2 miles East of Olustee Olustee, FL 32072 +1 386 758 0400
Olustee Battlefield is a beautiful, tree-filled historic site commemorating the largest Civil War battle fought in Florida. There is an on-site museum that offers many informative details about the battle and the area. In February, an annual re-enactment of the battle between the North and South is held. This includes a large festival, arts, crafts, foods and various vendors and exhibits. The re-enactment draws thousands of visitors each year. Admission is free. Open daily from 8a onwards.
18 North Second Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 +1 904 261 7020
Beautiful paintings and creative sculptures await your attention at this gallery, which is conveniently located on Center Street in beautiful downtown Fernandina Beach, on scenic Amelia Island. A co-op gallery of Nassau County artists, this attractive collection features a variety of mixed media works, from watercolors and acrylics to pottery, stained glass and woodcuts. Works from more than 52 artists are on display and there is no charge for admission.
White Street & Amelia Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32035 +1 904 261 5841
More than 50 blocks of historic homes and boutiques surround the Centre street of Fernandina. Pretty tree-lined streets offer ample shade for a day of exploring the Victorian architecture. Home to elegant restaurants and chic stores, the town offers you an opportunity to enjoy breakfast overlooking sparkling waters or lunch in a charming sidewalk café. Hop on a click-clacking horsedrawn carriage and watch the sun set over the Atlantic in majestic splendor-it is a grand way to end a memorable day.
2800 Bill Melton Road Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 +1 904 277 7370
Operating since 1953, the Fernandina Beach Golf Club includes three nine-hole courses-West, with a par of 37, South, with a par of 36 and North, with a par of 35. Teaching pros are on site for personal lessons and instruction. This course boasts of thick stands of oaks and sand hazards. The Atlantic ocean is but just 17 miles northeast of Jacksonville.
4610 Ocean Street Mayport, FL 32233 +1 904 241 9969
Take a scenic break from highway travel aboard the last remaining ferry in the state, connecting to the historic village of Mayport to Fort George Island. The Jean Ribault, built in honor of the French explorer who settled on the First Coast in 1562, leaves Fort George Island at 15 and 45 minutes past each hour, with the final departure at 10:15pm daily. Departures from Mayport village are at 6:20am, 7am and on the hour and half hour until 10pm daily.
Magnolia Avenue & Spring Street Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 +1 904 529 2200
This city park, located behind City Hall and less than a half-hour drive south of Jacksonville on the St Johns River, features a spring-fed pool, for which the town is named. There is plenty for children to do here, including a playground, picnic areas, and the pool itself, which remains a cozy 72 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. You can fish off the city pier, or just enjoy a romantic stroll by the gazebo with views of the river.
This charming riverside dining and entertainment boardwalk is a popular
riverfront meeting place for locals and visitors alike. You will find 1.2 miles of restaurants, bars, shops, museums and a marina. Riverwalk is linked to area hotels, including the ...
This park features a breathtaking coastal habitat covered with oak,
holly and magnolia, along with sea oat covered dunes overlooking the ocean. Hiking is a favorite activity on the scenic nature trails and fishing, canoeing or swimming on the ...
Courtyard by Marriott is conveniently situated just 2.5 miles from
Jacksonville International Airport and offers the high level of comfort and affordability that Courtyard visitors have come to expect. Business travelers will appreciate its proximity to some of Jacksonville's ...