Amelia Island, Florida is one of the most wonderful places to spend the holiday season, especially during the annual Dickens on Centre festivities. Held annually over a weekend in December, the downtown area of Fernandina Beach is transformed into a Victorian-era village, inspired by the classic Charles Dickens tale A Christmas Carol. It's is the island’s biggest holiday … [Read more...] about A First Timer’s Guide to Dickens on Centre
16 Lighthouses to Visit in Florida
Lighthouses were created to safely signal to incoming boats and once were found throughout the Southeast. Few remain today because of erosion and hurricanes, but Florida is blessed with over sixteen that travelers can visit. We've left out the ones that are in open water and not easily accessible. Some are also temporarily closed. You'll find the majority clustered … [Read more...] about 16 Lighthouses to Visit in Florida
11 Small Southern Towns to Visit for the Holidays
If you're planning a trip for the holiday season, consider these charming small towns that feature annual festivities, seasonal decorations, and community events. This post contains affiliate links. Tuscumbia, Alabama Tuscumbia is one of the towns that make up the Muscle Shoals region of northern Alabama. It played an important role in the music industry with its … [Read more...] about 11 Small Southern Towns to Visit for the Holidays
Amelia Island vs. Hilton Head Island: Who Does It Better?
It seems that just about everyone has a favorite beach town and they are rarely the same. Two of the most popular for travelers to the South, especially families, are Amelia Island, Florida, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Both are a short drive from places like Savannah and Charleston and have popular resorts. Both have incredible restaurants showcasing the … [Read more...] about Amelia Island vs. Hilton Head Island: Who Does It Better?
Southern Stays: Amelia Schoolhouse Inn
The Amelia Schoolhouse Inn is located in Fernandina Beach in Amelia Island, Florida and opened to guests in 2017 after years as an office building. As the name implies, this stylish inn is located in a historic schoolhouse dating back to 1886, designed by Robert Sands Schuyler. He was the architect behind many of Fernandina's buildings like the Fairbanks and Tabby houses. … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: Amelia Schoolhouse Inn