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This was a great place to visit. It was nice for the kids as well. The pirates for great for taking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
255jefferyt
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LaGrange, United States
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I was there for the Dickens on Centre celebration and the staff were very helpful. Being dressed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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102 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4237
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great place to visit. It was nice for the kids as well. The pirates for great for taking pictures and there were benches for resting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 255jefferyt
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was there for the Dickens on Centre celebration and the staff were very helpful. Being dressed in Victorian era garb for the weekend made it even more fun, but they kindly pointed out things that we could explore, shops and restaurants in the area,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GSLeader31002
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Nice place to start, You get a feel for the history of Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach. We were met by two lovely people who were very helpful and engaging. Lots of free maps and handouts about he best things in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robt C
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The Welcome Center is located in the historic district by the railroad tracks in an old brick depot, recently renovated with the recreation of an original wooden roof shading the length of the building's walkway. You'll find tons of info inside. Lots to do on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaneM3542
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is an excellent place to start your Amelia Island trip. The staff is helpful with up to date information. This is also a pretty restored building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cheagleboy
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We received books and coupons for discounts. The woman at the front desk was very helpful. Glad that the old train station was saved.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chpkb
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This is probably one of the most welcoming Welcome Centers you will ever find! A beautifully restored historic train depot, well worth seeing if only for the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 918michaelr918
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Manned by very friendly and welcoming staff who were very helpful and offered suggestions and maps. Place is clean as a whistle too!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LongIslandMommy042
Reviewed 12 September 2018

If you are planning a trip to Amelia Island, I highly recommend going to the visitors center first. The people that work there are a great help. You can get information about attractions, events a dining. A great place to start.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 5 September 2018

First and best, this place was a railroad depot! Love trains and you can't beat that. Second, this place has information about everything you'd want to see and do in the area. If you want to tour Amelia Island, start here. Finally, it is in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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NJJayhawker
28 October 2018|
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Response from tractiongrips | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking available, but you may have to walk a little. The area feels very safe, so unless it's raining, the walk is pleasant. You may find a spot close by, but should be ready to park on a side street and... More
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Rob G
29 January 2017|
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Response from CobbCoGA | Reviewed this property |
From their website: "The Welcome Center is open 364 days a year, 9 to 5 on weekdays and 10 to 4 on weekends." The phone is 904-277-0717. Have fun.
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Response from floridab0 | Reviewed this property |
One of the tours we liked a lot was a sunset BYOB cruise. We were lucky enough to see the horse on Cumberland island. We got the tour right on the dock.
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