Welcome to St. Simons Island, GA
St. Simons Island is the largest of the Golden Isles along Georgia's southern Atlantic coast. Eighteen square miles in size, it is accessible by car via the F.J. Torras Causeway. St. Simons has a wide array of lodging choices ranging from stately hotels to comfy B & B's. Golf resorts, condo rentals and vacation homes round out your choice for a spectacular St. Simons Island vacation. Make sure you bring or rent some bikes to explore, up close, all the beauty the island offers. And being an island, make time for some water sports and quality beach time. The restaurant scene here is packed with great local eateries, many serving fresh local seafood.
* Weather – St. Simons Island's daily average high in February is 61 degrees, perfect for the beach, golf, boating or just relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings of our Islands.
* Upcoming Events in and around St. Simons Island.
February 23-26: Christian Women’s Quilting Retreat “Live the Blooming Life” at Epworth By The Sea, 100 Arthur J. Moore Dr. Work on a fun beginner’s quilt and fellowship with new and old quilting friends. Learn new techniques, enjoy fun surprises, go on an optional shop hop and receive a T-shirt. You’ll also have some personal reflection time as we go through a mini-devotional entitled: Live the Blooming Life. In addition to the quilt retreat, Mavis Rosbach of Quiltbird Studio expands these devotions with her own ‘Biblical Quilt Blocks’ that tie back to the lessons! Sign up early because spaces are limited! quiltbirdstudio.com. For more information visit epworthbythesea.org or (912) 638-8688.
February 14: The Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run across the scenic Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, has become a signature event for the Health System and the Golden Isles. Unique among bridge runs, the event takes place entirely on the 7,780-foot Sidney Lanier Bridge. At its center, the bridge measures 480 feet high above the Brunswick River, the tallest span in the state. The Bridge Run also includes a fun walk after the race is over, followed by a family-friendly festival featuring community vendors, food and drink, entertainment and children’s activities. For more information, (800) 537-5142, ext., 2786 or sghs.org/bridgerun.
February 1-28: Island Treasures! Jekyll Island commissions a group of highly skilled artisans from across the U.S. to create an array of stunning, handworked glass globes. During this 2 month long program, “Beach Buddies” hide these floats along the beaches for lucky visitors to find. Treasure finders can register their Island Treasure at the Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center to receive a bio on the artist and a certificate of authenticity. The Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center has Island Treasure floats and an array of the other colorful glass creations for purchase in-store. (912) 635-3636 or jekyllisland.com/island-treasures.