Destination guide

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 highlights

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)

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Fernandina Beach?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,017 vacation rentals near Fernandina Beach. From 344 Houses to 662 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fernandina Beach are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Ocean Cay: 170 vacation rentals
  • Heron Oaks: 108 vacation rentals
  • Northside: 36 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 149 vacation rentals
  • Urban Core: 28 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Fernandina Beach? offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fernandina Beach. From travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Amelia Island Plantation Resorts: 1,293 vacation rentals
  • Fort Clinch State Park: 1,013 vacation rentals
  • Fort George Island Cultural State Park: 1,448 vacation rentals
  • Segway of Amelia Island: 1,309 vacation rentals
  • Plantation Artists' Guild & Gallery: 1,270 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fernandina Beach listed on 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. has 344 Houses in Fernandina Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fernandina Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 662 rentals available
  • Cottages: 19 rentals available
  • Villas: 59 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 763 vacation rentals with pool available in Fernandina Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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