Fernandina Beach Vacation Rentals & Apartments - 34 Rentals Available
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Fernandina Beach House
- 2 bedrooms 2
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6 6
- Min stay varies
- Child friendly
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About Fernandina Beach
ClimateLike most places in Florida, Fernandina Beach has hot summers and warm winters, making it the perfect getaway spot for any time of the year. Even as one of Florida's northernmost cities, Fernandina Beach offers an average winter temperature of 68, so trade in the snow and cold for its sun and the warmth. If you're concerned about rainy weather during your trip, Fernandina Beach averages 50 inches of rain per year, so leave the umbrella and rain coat at home and pack those swimsuits and snorkels!
Things to doWhen spending time at Fernandina Beach, it is important to remember there is much more to do than lying out in the sun or splashing in the waves. For example, there are a number of great museums for you and your family. Set off the beaten track, Amelia Island Museum of History takes you through the many layers of Fernandina Beach and Florida history. With a variety of tours and exhibits for many interests and age levels, it will please the history buff in your family, or turn you into one!
Fernandina Beach is home to numerous attractions, many of which are outdoors. Main Beach Park is a popular attraction for families. Fernandina Beach has also installed a boardwalk that adds to its appeal. Amelia Island Kayak Excursions is another outdoor adventure that is suitable for family members of all ages. For kids in the family ages 12 and over, a visit to Amelia Island Ghost Tours makes for a fun day out. Fort Clinch State Park is yet another destination for families staying in vacation rentals. Fernandina Beach, FL, is home to this preserved fort from the 19th century that is also a good place for the family to camp, hike, or bike.
If experiencing a place first hand is more your style, then make sure you go on a skydiving or hang gliding tour of Fernandina Beach. What better way to see everything than from up above! Just make sure you hold onto your camera!
EventsSince 1964, Fernandina Beach has been known for its Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival. Held the first week in May, shrimp lovers flock to the festival and enjoy activities such as display and sale of shrimp arts and crafts, shrimp collectibles, live music, tons of shrimp and seafood, fireworks displays, a parade celebrating shrimp and even the Miss Shrimp Festival pageant! During other times of the year, Fernandina Beach offers a variety of other festivals, concerts and events that will provide fun to the whole family, so make sure to check out the calendar of events to see what's planned for when you and your family are visiting.
FoodAs mentioned previously, shrimp and seafood are big in this area; however, Fernandina Beach offers more than just seafood. Thanks to its colorful history, there are a number of great dining options for you and your family to choose from.
If you are looking for mouth watering food and stunning views, look no further than Oceanside. Flip-flop friendly, Oceanside's chefs will not only amaze you with culinary delights, but the view of the Atlantic Ocean will leave you breathless. Looking for something to grab while on the go? Swing by Natural Slice and pick up some pizza for the whole family!
Shopping and NightlifeFernandina Beach is a great place to find unique and one-of-a-kind items and support small local businesses. For the nautical family member, step into Ship's Lantern and browse through their wood carvings, beach-themed items and nautical gifts. If you want to give surfing a try, Pipeline Surf Shop is a "must" visit to get all of your surftime needs! Fernandina Beach also has your four-legged friends in mind with the Redbones Dog Bakery and Boutique where you can get homemade doggie treats, toys and “doggie bling”.
When you're done shopping for the day and want to continue the fun, twist the night away with the Crescendo Amelia Big Band. Bringing the incredible legacy and history of jazz and Big Band music alive, you're guaranteed to have an evening to remember long after your vacation ends. And don't worry if you aren't big on dancing, you'll still be a cool cat in their books!
Thanks to the rich history of Fernandina Beach, you and your family will not run out of things to do during your visit. With so much to do, see and eat, the most important thing is to take it all in so you can really feel like one of the locals!
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