It’s Leap Year…But What Does That Really Mean?

Leap Year is more than just an extra day on the calendar. Julius Caesar introduced Leap Years in the Roman empire over 2000 years ago, but the Julian calendar had only one rule: any year evenly divisible by 4 would be a leap year. As touched on above, a year that is divisible by 100, but not by 400, is

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2016 Amelia Island Book Festival

“Celebrating books, people, culture and creativity.” Join the Amelia Island Book Festival in celebrating all things literary in Fernandina Beach Florida! This exciting line-up is fun for all ages and filled with unique events:   THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2016 KICK-OFF LUNCHEON with New York Times Best Selling Author. Andrew Gross, introduced by International Best Selling Author Steve Berry TIME: Noon

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Amelia Island Florida Restaurant Week Kicks Off

I didn’t think it could get better….and then it did. Purple skies and palm trees hypnotized my senses as I stood by the fire pit on the terrace of The Ritz Carlton Amelia Island. Patiently awaiting the kick-off to restaurant week, I dreamed up visions of what their new restaurant Coast would look and feel like. Five masterminds were about

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Engagements and Weddings on Amelia Island

Congratulations! Are you one of the many couples that got engaged over the holidays or perhaps your waiting to pop the question on Valentine’s Day? Christmas and New Year’s are two of the most popular times to get engaged, as well as, you guessed it: Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a truly romantic getaway to mark this special occasion,

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2016 Amelia Island Restaurant Week

Amazing food. Innovative chefs. Come see what the Amelia Island food scene has to offer! If your 2016 resolutions include eating healthier, look no further! From locally sourced seafood to a bounty of fresh produce, Amelia Island is your destination for a healthy lifestyle! Kick-start your 2016 with Amelia Island’s Restaurant Week, January 22-31.   During this delectable ten day

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New Year’s Eve on Amelia Island 2015

Amelia Island is the perfect place to spend your New Year’s Eve! With events for all ages, there is something fun for everyone to celebrate ringing in the New Year 2016. If you’re still needing a place to stay or need a little separation from your family, The Residence Inn Amelia Island is your holiday hotel destination. From free full-hot

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Tax Slayer Bowl 2016

Penn State University and The University of Georgia will face off in the January 2, 2016 Tax Slayer Bowl in Jacksonville Florida. The only time that the two teams have met was in the 1983 Sugar Bowl where the Nittany Lions beat the undefeated Bulldogs. This time around Penn State is the underdawg and will most certainly be outnumbered by

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Things To Do On Amelia Island For The Holidays

Discover festive attractions and holiday events this season on Amelia Island. Enjoy a delicious full hot breakfast buffet at our hotel or venture out to find unique local restaurants and cafes. The Holiday Home Tour and the Dickens on Centre are some of the most popular Amelia Island holiday events for families. Stay at our pet friendly hotel and take

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Amelia Island Hotel Winter Promotion

Cold weather got you down? Head to The Residence Inn Amelia Island to warm up and wind down with 15% off your stay! Amelia Island will surprise your senses and whisk you away to a true beach paradise with a Southern accent. The Residence Inn by Marriott Amelia Island is the perfect place to celebrate this special time of year

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Spend the Holidays on Amelia Island

Celebrate the Holidays Island Style with Amelia Island Hotel Deals and Packages Spacious Suites Provide Room for Holiday Vacation Fun at the Residence Inn Amelia Island FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – October 30, 2015 – Discover festive attractions and holiday events this season on Amelia Island. Enjoy a delicious full hot breakfast buffet at our Amelia Island hotel or venture out

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