If you yearn for one last summer jaunt to the beach, look no further than Amelia Island, Florida. Just 30 minutes north of the Jacksonville airport, its emerald waters have long attracted visitors. Coupled with excellent restaurants and a myriad of activities for when the sun shines too hot (or not at all), Amelia Island Plantation creates a retreat like no other. This 1,350-acre full-service resort offers golf, tennis and ocean-view rooms.
Amelia Island Plantation: 1- 866-213-8045 or www.aipfl.com.