Welcome To Hang Glide USA, Best Thing to do on Amelia Island, Fl!
Looking for the best thing to do on Amelia Island, Florida? You've found the right place for the aerial experience of your lifetime!
Powered hang gliding, otherwise known as trike flying, is an experience in freedom and excitement that is unmatched. Flying up to a thousand feet or more, you will experience aerial views unlike any other form of aviation. With your hands on the control bar and the earth below, trikes let you feel the air and touch the clouds as you glide effortlessly through the sky. Our trike pilots have years of flight experience under their belts and keep their flight students at ease. They are certified and insured, they will provide an Amelia Island aerial tour that you will talking about for a very long time. We are extremely proud of our 100% safety record.
We depart from Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach, travel up the coastline in Northwestern Florida and cross the border into Southern Georgia on the exquisite Cumberland Island. The minute you step into a cockpit of an XT you will immediately notice how comfortable it is.You will feel safe, secure and you’re guaranteed to have a good time on our flying adventure. The breathtaking views brought to you by our excursion flights will provide aerial sightseeing like you would see through bungee jumping, parachute diving or skydiving but much longer experience like a hot air balloon ride or a helicopter flight. This also makes a fantastic family fun journey with our motorized hang gliders.
So prepare yourself for the flight lesson of a lifetime that you will constantly talking about. Bring your family, friends and come join us for a unique and wondrous flying experience you will not forget… A perfect surprise for a birthday, anniversary, wedding, or just something special to scratch off that bucket list. We firmly believe we are the best thing to do on Amelia Island and is a Florida flying adventure of a lifetime!
Amelia Island Sites
Downtown Fernandina Beach
Known as the “Isle of Eight Flags,” Amelia Island has been home for a diverse cast of individuals including Timucuan Indians, pirates, shrimpers, nobles and confederates. Early on, the community emerged as an important seaport, birthing the shrimping industry. Today, Victorian-era architecture and a charming historic district remain, including Florida’s oldest continuously operating bar, the Palace Saloon.
Fernandina Beach Marina
This active seaport is the first stop for many mariners heading south to the tropics or north along the east coast. Here you will view a vast collection of beautiful sailing vessels and shrimping boats.
Pippi Longstocking House
The infamous house used in the filming of the 1988 children’s movie “The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking”.
Located between the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Founded in 1935 by Abraham Lincoln Lewis as a vacation haven for African-Americans, for whom access to other resorts was denied in the days before desegregation.
Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Full service, four star, five diamond resort recently completing a multi-million dollar renovation featuring new, expansive poolscape and 155 additional guest rooms.
Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island
Full service luxury resort featuring five star amenities and service, also completing an extensive renovation in 2012.
A popular stretch of family friendly sand featuring amusements, concessions and picnicking.
It's one of the most accessible and peaceful spots on Amelia Island for a nature hike, and it's free.
The Intracoastal Waterway is a 3,000-mile waterway along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States. Some lengths consist of natural inlets, salt-water rivers, bays, and sounds; others are artificial canals. It provides a navigable route along its length without many of the hazards of travel on the open sea.
Fort Clinch State Park
The Fort Clinch State Park is a Florida State Park, located on a peninsula near the northernmost point of Amelia Island, along the Amelia River.
The largest and southernmost barrier island in Georgia. Once home to the Rockefeller family, Cumberland has remained relatively stable over the last several hundred years supporting a rich diversity of animals, plants and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and Cumberland Sound.
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