Second Sundays: This popular family-friendly music event takes place at Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island. 1-7 p.m. Each month, the proceeds from Second Sunday benefit a variety of select local charitable organizations. Hundreds of music fans, families, friends–locals and visitors alike–who converge on the park armed with lawn chairs, blankets and coolers, enjoy listening […]
Welcome to St. Simons Island, Georgia!
Enjoy a scenic, serene fall on St. Simons Island, which was recently named one of the Best Coastal Small Towns by USA Today readers.
The island’s award-winning amenities include sandy beaches, a popular fishing pier and striped lighthouse. Explore the island’s charming Pier Village to discover unique boutiques, seaside shops and cozy restaurants.
Don’t miss the annual St. Simons Island Food & Spirits Festival, which offers the opportunity to sample the coastal region’s best cuisine and cocktails from expert chefs and innovative bartenders. Your taste buds will thank you!
This fall, make your way to Postell Park for a two-day celebration of art in all of its forms at the annual Art Under the Oaks event. Interact with the locals and learn more about their artistic process while picking out a one-of-a-kind souvenir to take home.
This fall, plan a trip to St. Simons Island to enjoy breathtaking ocean views, fresh seafood and so much more!
St. Simons Island Featured Listings
OnGoing: Coastal Georgia Historical Society Museums, Galleries, Exhibits, The St. Simons Lighthouse Museum is open Mon. through Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sun., 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Last climb is at 4:30 p.m. $12 for Adults, $5 for Ages 6-12. No admission charge for CGHS members and children under 6. (912) 638-4666 or coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
OnGoing: The Center is open to the general public and offers an interactive Exhibit Gallery and Rehabilitation Pavilion with a number of view-able sea turtle patients. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is a hospital for ill and injured sea turtles. We are the only hospital of its kind in the state of Georgia. $7 for […]
OnGoing: The Georgia coast is a living, breathing ecosystem, composed of barrier islands, river systems, and acres of marshlands. It is a breeding ground for fish, shellfish, shore birds, sea turtles and marine mammals. Take a Georgia Beach Walk Nature Tour, and you can explore the beach from the edge of the dunes to the […]
Did you know? Coral is, in fact, an animal that has evolved to incorporate a garden in its own tissue. Coral doesn’t eat the plant– it simply protects it, feeds it and benefits from the products of photosynthesis necessary for its survival. Approximately 200 million years of symbiosis have produced a relationship so cohesive, the plant and […]
Discover the magic of a St. Simons Island rental home, villa or condo and enjoy the ultimate in privacy and convenience.
St. Simons Island restaurants have earned a distinct reputation as some of the best dining options in the South.
Throughout most of the year on St. Simons Island, butterflies can be seen gathering nectar or flying along roadsides and waters’ edges. The fall in particular is a great time to spot butterflies along their migrations. These beautiful creatures come in a spectacular range of colors and the gulf fritillary is no exception, with its bright orange wings and […]
Until the Civil War, coastal Georgia and South Carolina thrived as the country’s premiere rice growing region. Many of the South’s great rice plantations were destroyed during the Civil War, but a few still stand today. Located between Darien and Brunswick, Georgia, Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation offers a fascinating window into the Lowcountry’s 19th-century rice culture. Situated […]
Knobbed Whelk (Busycon carica)! Christened the state seashell in 1987, the knobbed whelk is a whorled shell, eight inches long at maturity, displaying heavy spines, many knobs, and an orange or red mouth. Minerals in Georgia coastal waters cause ocher striations on the sand-colored, semi-gloss surface. This marine snail shell is found all along Georgia’s […]
Posted on September 9, 2018 by Liz Shumake
The Beach Club offers a selection of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom fully furnished vacation condominiums. Each residence features a kitchen, balcony,...more
Posted on September 5, 2018 by Liz Shumake
Throughout most of the year on St. Simons Island, butterflies can be seen gathering nectar or flying along roadsides and waters’ edges....more