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Explore the beachside setting in Fernandina Beach

Enjoy the history and other features of Fernandina Beach. This city's beaches, island views and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and Big Talbot Island State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Fernandina Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Fernandina Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Island Falls Golf (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Fernandina Beach Golf Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Club at Osprey Cove (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Laurel Island Links (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Fernandina Beach

Travelers enjoy Fernandina Beach for its boating. If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fernandina Beach

Travelers appreciate the island views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Fernandina Beach has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fernandina Beach. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Talbot Island State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Peters Point Beach Front Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • American Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Crooked River State Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Pumpkin Hill Creek Reserve State Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Fernandina Beach

The nearest airport is in Jacksonville, FL (JAX-Jacksonville Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig), which is 23.3 mi (37.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Fernandina Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 982 house rentals around Fernandina Beach. From 183 Houses to 601 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Fernandina Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fernandina Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Fernandina Beach:

  • Amelia Island: 921 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Cay: 161 vacation rentals
  • Heron Oaks: 105 vacation rentals
  • The Beaches: 299 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 99 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Fernandina Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Fernandina Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Clinch State Park: 972 home rentals
  • Peters Point Beach Front Park: 1,002 home rentals
  • Palmetto Walk Shopping Village: 1,022 home rentals
  • Amelia Island Museum of History: 976 home rentals
  • American Beach: 1,118 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fernandina Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fernandina Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 183 Houses in Fernandina Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fernandina Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 601 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 23 lodging choices
  • Villas: 71 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fernandina Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 735 vacation homes with pool available in Fernandina Beach.

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