Welcome to St. Simons Island, GA

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 […] [...more]

The Golden Isles – Davis Love III

Visit the Golden Isles – Georgia’s premier coastal destination. Come experience the warmth of the sun, miles of untouched beaches, activities to engage every sense of adventure, and timeless adventure and historic landmarks around every bend. The Golden Isles consist of many unique locations each offering a unique experience. Discover them at your leisure. Come […] [...more]

English Gardens

1626 Newcastle Street | Brunswick | 912-275-7419 [...more]

Chef’s Demonstration at the Jekyll Island Club

Chef’s Demonstration at the Jekyll Island Club

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 […] [...more]

The Little Picture Show 2010

The Little Picture Show 2010

January 1: “The Little Picture Show 2010” at the Left Bank Art Gallery on St. Simons Island. Over 150 “little jewel” paintings are on exhibit throughout the holiday season. Image: Radiant Peace by Tori Anderson. 3600 Frederica Rd. (912) 638-3017 or leftbankgallery.com. [...more]

Silver Screen Saturdays

Silver Screen Saturdays

For more than 50 years, from the earliest days of silents until into the 1970s, the Ritz Theatre was the place to go for movies in Downtown Brunswick. In 2007, GIAHA brought films back to the theatre, and the response was tremendous. Now movies are a regular part of our programming and the Ritz is […] [...more]

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Call The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort direct: 1.800.342.0212 St. Simon’s Island, Georgia The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is a historical yet totally new Georgia island experience. It opened in 1935, and today it’s the only oceanfront resort on the beautiful St. Simons Island. From the moment you leave the […] [...more]

35th Annual New Year’s Bluegrass Festival

35th Annual New Year’s Bluegrass Festival

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]

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St. Simons Island named #2 of The South’s Best Islands 2017 by Southern Living

Each year Southern Living releases several lists boasting “The South’s Best,” including everything from accommodations to bookstores, breakfast spots, BBQ joints, beaches and so much more. In their 2017 accolades, St. Simons Island landed the #2 spot in The South’s Best Islands! Who stole first place from the Golden Isles? North Carolina’s barrier islands, the […]

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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 […]