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AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2022) – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Amelia Island, Florida, recognized as the #3 Top Island in the U.S. Amelia Island’s #3 finish puts it in exceptional company, just behind #1 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and #2 Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

More than 240,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to provide a full snapshot of the top places they enjoyed this year and can’t wait to return to next. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and the full list of winners can be found here.

“We’re honored to once again be recognized as a Top U.S. Island by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler,” said Gil Langley, President of the Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Notable recognition such as this keeps Amelia Island top-of-mind and attracts curious visitors to our 13 miles of coastline. This is an accomplishment for the entire community and tourism industry. Together, we’ve created an award-winning destination and visitor experience, which compelled visitors to vote for Amelia Island.”

The 2022 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and will be celebrated in the November issue.

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About Amelia Island

Northeast Florida’s coastal treasure, Amelia Island is a barrier island rich in colorful history and breath-taking natural beauty.  Amelia Island offers long, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife, and pristine waters.  Upscale resorts with world-class spas, championship golf and exclusive dining blend effortlessly with a captivating collection of bed and breakfast inns and historic districts.  The island is home to Fernandina Beach, once a vibrant Victorian seaport village, and now a charming downtown district of eclectic shops, attractions and eateries.  Forget the everyday getaway; come make memories on Amelia Island.  For visitor information and online planning, visit

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