Conference Experiences

We will be curating unique and local experiences throughout the conference for guests to enjoy.
Please see below for the optional conference activities as well as activities offered by the hotel.

Optional Conference Activities*

1:30 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M.

River Cruise

$165 per attendee

Climb aboard and listen to a narrated history of Fernandina Beach and Cumberland Island, GA. Guests will cruise by the historic Old Towne, look for the wild horses on Cumberland Islands, and maybe even get to spot some dolphins as well. 

7:00 A.M. TO 8:15 A.M.

Morning Nature Walk

$85 per attendee

Start your morning with the fresh salt air and some exercise. Explore the beach and dune ecosystems on this guided walk with the resort’s Naturalist.

2:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

 Clay Shooting with
Kevin Roberts

$175 per attendee

Test your aim and enjoy the rustic outdoors with an afternoon shooting sporting clays. Guests will be joined by  The Heritage Foundation president, Dr. Kevin Roberts.

*Pre-Registration is required for these activities.
For any questions please reach out to the Special Events department at or (202) 608-1524.

Resort Activities

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island offers an abundance of activities to discover the resort and the island. To learn more about the activities the Ritz can facilitate, please visit their recreation page.

  •  18-hole championship golf course (for more information, please click here)
  • Beach activities  (for more information, please click here)
    • Paddle board rentals  
    • Surfing lessons
    • 13 miles of beach front walking 
  • Spa (for more information, please click here)
  • Fitness Classes (for more information, please click here)
    • Yoga
    • Interval Training
    • Boot camp
    • Aqua Fit
  • Tennis (for more information, please click here)
  • Outdoor and indoor pool with private poolside cabanas (for more information, please click here)
  • Bike trails. To rent a beach bike, contact the hotel.