SOURCE: Amelia Island CVB

Amelia Island CVB

December 08, 2010 14:32 ET

Gator Bowl Brings Wolverines and Bulldogs to Amelia Island

AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwire - December 8, 2010) - On New Year's Day, college football fans will pack the Everbank Field to watch the Wolverines of University of Michigan and Bulldogs of Mississippi State University compete in the 66th Gator Bowl. Located 45 minutes from the stadium, Florida's Amelia Island is executing a game plan of its own to attract some of the visiting fans for the exciting football weekend. Many of the island's resorts, hotels and inns are offering discounted specials and packages for the Gator Bowl.

The following Amelia Island accommodations are offering deals for Gator Bowl:

Amelia Hotel at the Beach 
During the Gator Bowl, the property is offering special rates starting at $129 per night on standard rooms. (877) 263-5428, www.ameliahotel.com

Addison on Amelia
The Addison on Amelia is offering its popular "Winter Escape - Free Night" special during Gator Bowl. Guests staying three nights or more can enjoy one of the nights for free. (800) 943-1604, www.addisononamelia.com

Amelia Oceanfront Bed & Breakfast
During Gator Bowl weekend, the inn is offering rooms at only $169 per night, and guests booking two nights will receive a third night free. (904) 430-0026, www.ameliaoceanfrontbb.com

ERA Fernandina Beach Realty
ERA Fernandina Beach Realty is offering rentals at select oceanfront condos at a 20 percent discount during the Gator Bowl. (800) 741-4011, www.amelia-era.com

Hoyt House
Guests can stay and play for three nights and only pay for two and a half nights. Additionally, guests will receive a $50 gift certificate off their next visit. (904) 277-4300, www.hoythouse.com

Several other hotels and resorts have availability for the 2011 Gator Bowl weekend. Visit www.ameliaisland.com/accommodations for a list of accommodations.

The Amelia Island CVB is also giving away a trip to the 2011 Gator Bowl. The trip will include a three-night trip with two VIP tickets to the Gator Bowl, stay at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, golf at The Golf Club of Amelia Island, parking and a travel voucher. To enter, visit www.gatorbowlsweepstakes.com.

-Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau-

About Amelia Island
Northeast Florida's Amelia Island offers a colorful history and breath-taking natural beauty. Forget the everyday getaway; Come make memories on Amelia Island. For visitor information and online planning, visit www.ameliaisland.com.

* Packages and special offers based on availability. Restrictions apply based on individual property. Contact properties for restrictions and to book.

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