Amelia Island is an enchanting blend of Southern charm and Florida style. The island, known for its natural beauty, uncrowded beaches, ocean activities, and incredible restaurants also boasts a charming historical district. Being the first barrier island off the northeastern coast of Florida, Amelia Island is an easy trip for Charlottean families. Amelia Island has 13 miles of gorgeous and uncrowded beaches, so you won’t have any trouble finding a favorite spot. Whether your family likes to sit back or stay active, there’s something for everyone’s favorite beachgoing style.