Experience how our Union and Confederate soldiers lived at Fort Clinch under what would seem today like very harsh conditions.
From the quaint shops lining Centre Street to the stunningly dramatic views from Fort Clinch, this barrier island is a popular destination for those looking to capture precious memories with their lens.
Whether you’re shooting sunsets on the beach or sunrises over Fernandina Harbor, there’s sure to be something on Amelia Island that will satisfy any creative craving!
Starting the Day
Start your day with some coffee art while researching what’s happening on Amelia Island.
The Amelia Island Map & Guide is full of information on different activities worth investigating including car shows and concerts.
One of Amelia Island’s favorite places to visit and opportunities to find unique photos.
This photo of the barracks inside the fort was taken on a cloudy day with full sun on the building and with no visitors, I think I had to wait for about 12 minutes for this photo to come together.
Breath Taking Sunrises & Sunsets
Sunrise on the Beach
The beach spans almost the whole island and is usually within walking distance of most resorts or hotels.
Check your Golden Hour app for the best times to hit the beach for a sunrise or catch the blue and gold at the same time.
Sunsets by the Docks
Just to the left of the docks at the end of Center Street is a small area where you will find a different sunset every night.
Be sure to check your golden hour phone app and plan to be there at least half an hour before sunset.
No matter your skill level, Amelia Island is a perfect destination for photographers to capture beautiful images. With its stunning landscapes and historic sites, Amelia Island provides an array of photographic opportunities that will leave you with captivating images. So what are you waiting for? Grab your camera and start capturing Amelia Island’s incredible beauty today!
Enjoy the beautiful weather, pool eating locations, and of course Amelia Island when you stay at the Omni Plantation Hotel resort.
Amelia Island Coffee Shop is the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee and hang out to plan the day. The warm atmosphere and friendly staff make it a great place to catch up with friends or take a break from exploring the island.
Capture unique and captivating sunsets each evening and embrace the enchanting morning fog at the docks of Oasis Marinas located in Fernandina Beach.
Pogo's Kitchen, believes in offering a unique dining experience that is sure to delight every taste bud. Their cuisine emphasizes locally-sourced ingredients from local farmers and fishermen as well as world-renowned flavors.