Savannah, GA! 1 hour, 32 minutes, 83.86 miles via I-95 N from St. Simons Island. Savannah founded in 1733 has been one of America’s favorite destinations for business and pleasure. Today, Savannah attracts nearly 11 million visitors yearly, sparking 11 million cases of love at first sight. Savannah, a city of natural & historic beauty.
No. 1 St. Simons Island, GA! Lined with white sand and live oaks, the biggest of Georgia’s Golden Isles won the beach-town contest for offering a triple threat of southern charm, serenity, and affordability. It’s not hard, after all, to get hotel rates here under $200 a night. St. Simons Inn, for instance, overlooks a […]
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 […]