The University of Florida Gators and University of Georgia Bulldogs have been butting heads at EverBank Field in Jacksonville since 1933. They’ll be going at it again on Oct. 31, and nearby Amelia Island may just be one of the best places for fans to spend the weekend.
Its award-winning hotels, resorts and inns are offering discounted packages and special events during the weekend.Between the game and parties, guests at the Amelia Island Plantation will find comfy chairs to relax in. To further peak fans interest, the Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort are giving away a trip for two, including a two-night stay, two tickets to the football game and round-trip transportation between the resort and football field. For details, visit www.floridageorgiaweekend.com.
Other events include a “Bulldog Tail-Gator” menu at Sliders Seaside Grill; hot gator wings and pulled barbecue alligator rib sandwiches at Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen; and discounted pricing at some of the island’s top activities. For a complete list of offers and events visit www.FloridaGeorgiaWeekend.com.For more information, visit www.ameliaisland.com.