Thanksgiving Wines

Choose the perfect wines to complement a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or you’re a guest, chances are you may find yourself in charge of the wine selection this holiday season. However, if your Thanksgiving Day experience begins with the Macy’s Parade and ends […] [...more]

Explore St. Simons Island by Bike!

Explore St. Simons Island by Bike!

Explore St. Simons island on our wide bike path system or ride along the ocean on our low tide beach. We have the largest selection of beach cruisers on St. Simons. Our bicycles are located at our sister company Ocean Motion Surf Co. 1300 Ocean Blvd. 912-638-5225. [...more]

Treasures By The Sea

Treasures By The Sea

Treasures By The Sea, 227 Mallery St., on Saint Simons Island Georgia, is owned and operated by Marlene Posey Faulkner. It has been located on Saint Simons Island, Georgia since 2006. We are a speciality of Shirts that Change Color in the Sun and Unique Island Gifts. 912-634-5700. [...more]

Golden Isles Marina

Golden Isles Marina

Morningstar Marinas – Golden Isles is a full service marina specifically geared to help you enjoy your time on the water. [...more]

Island Day Spa

Island Day Spa

Relax and restore your body and mind at Island Day Spa in St. Simons, GA. We offer massage, facials, body treatments, nail care and many other rejuvenating services for men and women. Our professional technicians use top spa products, including the best organic skin and nail treatments available. [...more]

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort welcomes you to a place where mind and body can relax. The setting is an historic beach cottage on the resort grounds just steps from the sands and seabreezes of the Atlantic. [...more]

Duke’s Coastal Flooring

Duke’s Coastal Flooring

Duke’s Coastal Flooring has been selling and installing quality flooring to the Brunswick, GA area for more than 20 years. We are a locally owned and operated company that is dedicated to providing our customers with excellent service and reasonable pricing. Call us today for a free project estimate! We look forward to working with […] [...more]

The Beach Club at St. Simons

The Beach Club at St. Simons

The Beach Club offers a selection of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom fully furnished vacation condominiums. Each residence features a kitchen, balcony, and living room. Resort amenities include a swimming pool, two hot tubs, a tennis court, fitness center, game room, and business center. [...more]

Crabdaddy’s Restaurant

Crabdaddy’s Restaurant

For more than 20 years Crabdaddy’s has been a St. Simons Island favorite among locals and island visitors. House specialities included local fresh grilled, blackened, steamed and fried seafood; hand selected steaks with local farmer chosen vegetables, locally requested family recipes and “to die for” desserts. We invite you to savor local coastal cuisine tonight. [...more]

ECHO

ECHO

ECHO, the island’s only oceanfront restaurant and bar, gives a nod to St. Simons’ brief naval history during World War II. Serving classic coastal cuisine and handcrafted cocktails, the atmosphere is casual and friendly. Perfect for drinks after coming in from the pool or an evening out. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, 7am to […] [...more]

Coastal Georgia Historical Society!

Coastal Georgia Historical Society!

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. [...more]

Gulf Fritillary Butterflies

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 […] [...more]

Second Sunday at Gascoigne Bluff!

Second Sunday at Gascoigne Bluff!

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 to the live music. Raffle tickets are sold for door prizes contributed by area businesses. Kids can play in the inflatable bounce house and slides. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled community event! 1000 Arthur J. Moore Dr. (912) 279-2836. [...more]

Village Inn & Pub

Village Inn & Pub

Nestled under the ancient St. Simons Island live oak trees and between the parks and the historic oceanfront Village, you will find our unique Inn. A beautifully restored 1930s beach cottage, with its original stone fireplace, serves as the Inn’s pub and public rooms. (912) 634-6056. [...more]

Dolphin Watching

One of the favorite pastimes of St. Simons Island residents and visitors as they walk the beach or cruise the local waterways, is watching dolphins as they play, fish or simply swim on by. Many people don’t realize, however, that they are actually whale watching. Most of us think of whales as large marine mammals, up to 90 […] [...more]

Sheepshead: The Fish With Human Teeth

The aquatic ecosystem of Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry is home to a wide variety of animals working in harmony to create the beautiful natural places we enjoy. By Jessie Renew, Outside Hilton Head Among these is the abundant fishery comprised of hundreds of species of animals, all of whom are woven into the food web. Close to the […] [...more]

A Guide to a Couple’s Getaway on St. Simons Island

St Simon’s Island is a magical place to getaway on a romantic trip, a relaxing vacation or seaside wedding. With pristine and quiet beaches, world-class and spas, rich history and fantastic dining options, St. Simons is an ideal vacation destination for couples. ~Beaches and Waterways: East Beach is the most popular site for a beach […] [...more]

Exploring Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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 […] [...more]

Undersea Farmers: A Look at Coral and the Ecosystem

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 […] [...more]

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Plan the island celebration of your dreams with this all-inclusive Jekyll Island wedding package. When you take advantage of this package, our professional planners and caterers will expertly see to every detail, allowing you to spend precious time with your family and guests. [...more]

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Gulf Fritillary Butterflies

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 […]

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Thanksgiving Wines

Choose the perfect wines to complement a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or you’re a guest, chances are you may find yourself in charge of the wine selection this holiday season. However, if your Thanksgiving Day experience begins with the Macy’s Parade and ends […]

Why Winter is the Perfect Time to Visit St. Simons Island

Winter is an ideal time to check out St. Simons Island, Georgia, a stunning barrier isle that welcomes visitors throughout the year. Here are four reasons to visit this crown jewel of the Golden Isles this season: Mild temperatures on the beach Coastal Georgia usually averages temperatures in the mid-60s during the winter months. And […]

Exploring Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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 […]

What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

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 […]