Posts Tagged ‘Amelia Island’

Amelia Island Shrimp Festival

April 30th, 2011 by Seth

A group of guests heading to the Amelia Island Shrimp Festival

April 29, 30 and May 1, 2011
with the Pirate Parade on April 28, 2011
 
The best way to experience the Shrimp Festival is to take the Cumberland Sound Ferry. Amelia River Cruises is offering a ferry that runs between downtown St. Marys and Fernandina Beach every hour on the hour Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-4pm for this festival weekend. You will not have to worry about fighting the traffic or finding a parking space and they provide a great narrative about the history and the wildlife of the area. For more information about the ferry, call 904-261-9972 or visit AmeliaRiverCruises.com. For information about the festival, visit ShrimpFestival.com.

Periscope Returns to Submarine Museum

April 12th, 2011 by Seth

Workers prep the new periscope for installation

 

After being out of commission for some time, the periscope has returned to the St. Marys Submarine Museum. Thanks to the Trident Refit Facility for donating the new periscope.
The periscope is very popular with visitors. Everyone likes to look around St. Marys. You can even see Fernandina Beach across the St. Marys River.
The Submarine Museum houses nearly 20,000 artifacts from submarines throughout history. Lining the walls of the museum are historic documents and photographs to give you a behind-the-scenes peek into

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Bicycle Ride Across Georgia

February 28th, 2011 by Seth

BRAG at the USS GEORGE BANCROFT Sail Exhibit

The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia, or BRAG, just finished their Winter Ride, and the group made a stop in St. Marys for a few nights. They chose St. Marys because of its central location to several of the places that they wanted to visit. Such as

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Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

February 7th, 2011 by Seth

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

March 11, 12, 13
Every year this prestigious event brings thousands of visitors from all over the world to see the display of antique and rare automobiles of all makes and models. All have been magnificently restored and are held to an exceptionally detailed inspection before display. Many of the lodging facilities on Amelia Island are running out of rooms already! Spencer House Inn is located only 45 minutes from the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance and we still have availability for this event.

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