A Saturday on A1A: Jacksonville to Fernandina Beach

It’s the last weekend in February 2021, and the weather report from Alexa on Friday announced that temperatures would get into the 80’s in Jacksonville. We could not let this go by without day tripping A1A. A perk of living in Jacksonville, the LARGEST city in area in the Lower 48, is its proximity to… Continue reading A Saturday on A1A: Jacksonville to Fernandina Beach

Florida State Parks Along A1A

Here is a fun fact—the only state with more state parks than Florida is New York. Florida has 175 state parks and nine state trails. Of these, you can easily get to 42 of these Florida gems along your A1A experience. The photo above is at Big Talbot Island State Park in Jacksonville—home to Boneyard… Continue reading Florida State Parks Along A1A

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1. Nassau County: Let the Ride Begin

Jimmy Buffett sings this line in “Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season,”: “Strollin’ down the avenue that’s known as A1A.” Let’s go. But for a bit, we will forgo the smell of salty air and the sound of waves gently rubbing the shores while beach chair lounging, margarita in hand. Taking the purist, complete approach… Continue reading 1. Nassau County: Let the Ride Begin