2008 in review: First visit to Amelia Island a highlight

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – 2008 was an exciting travel year. My favorite “new” destination I visited was Amelia Island.

Located near Jacksonville in northeastern Florida, Amelia Island is a roughly six-hour drive from Atlanta. Though it’s surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Intra-coastal waterway, Nassau Sound and the Cumberland Sound, one of the East’s largest and deepest inlets, Amelia Island hardly seems like an island.

Once there, visitors will find plenty of history and culture.

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Todd DeFeo loves to travel anywhere, anytime, taking pictures and notes. An award-winning reporter, Todd revels in the experience and the fact that every place has a story to tell. He is the owner of The DeFeo Groupe and also edits Express Telegraph and Railfanning.org.