What's Up on Amelia Island

Florida's Amelia Island is offering travelers a host of new attractions and accommodations including a new hi-tech treasure hunt, activities for children, a host of new spas and accommodation offerings.

The new "Treasure" Hunt, the Amelia Island Geocaching Challenge, allows visitors to explore the island with a GPS-based treasure hunt. Visitors can pick up the official entry when checking in at any of the eight participating hotels. Visit www.geocacheamelia.com for more information.

The Amelia Island Convention and Visitor's Bureau has changed its online Calendar of Events to now include downloadable events and RSS feeds. Visit www.ameliaisland.com.

Check out the new History Garden at The Amelia Island Museum of History. The garden, which will be completed by the end of May, contains historically relevant trees and plans. Visit www.ameliamuseum.org.

Amelia River Cruises has launched new educational tours for kids including shrimping demonstration tours and Eco/Nature or Exploratory Tours. The tours will be offered year-round. Contact Lori Hoerl, director of marketing and operations, at [email protected] or 904-321-7372.

The Spa at Amelia Island Plantation now includes accupuncture treatment, priced at $80 per appointment. The Spa features 20 treatment rooms that overlook lagoons and a meditation garden. Call 904-610-9489 for information.

For a full list of updates visit www.ameliaisland.com.

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