St. Simons Island Highlights
December 30-January 1: 35th Annual New Year’s Bluegrass Festival featuring Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys and many other bands in the Jekyll Island Historic District. Presented by Adams and Anderson, LLC. Chairs are provided. Tickets may be purchased online. (706) 864-7203 or aandabluegrass.com. (more…)
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 May is 82 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.
January 19: Chef’s Demonstration in the Jekyll Island Club Ballroom, 1:30 p.m. As the chef shows how to prepare two courses and the accompaniments, questions and comments are welcomed from the audience. Includes a generous tasting of each course, a glass of wine that compliments each meal and printed, easy-to-follow recipes. Reservations required. 371 Riverview Dr. (912) 635-2600 or jekyllclub.com.