St. Simons Island The Coast

One of the largest barrier islands in Georgia, St. Simons is well-known for its historic lighthouse (in operation since 1872), Bloody Marsh (site of a 1742 battle), and many antebellum buildings. Travelers will also find lovely beaches, 99 holes of golf and plentiful tennis courts, miles of bike trails, and charming shops and restaurants.
  • St. Simons Lighthouse

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  • St. Simons Island Beaches

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  • Christ Church - St. Simons Island

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  • Fort Frederica

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  • Golden Isles Marina

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  • Shrimp Boat

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  • Fort Frederica

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  • Neptune Park Fun Zone

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  • Nature in the Golden Isles

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  • Golden Isles Marina

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St. Simons Island captivates visitors with remarkable beauty and fascinating history. Lovely beaches, 99 holes of golf, acres of tennis courts, miles of bike trails, and countless shops and restaurants. Historic remnants of bygone eras, including the St. Simons Island Lighthouse (a working lighthouse in operation since 1872) the Bloody Marsh, Fort Frederica National Monument, historic Christ Church, and the sites of antebellum plantations dot the Island. Treasures are found 'round every bend on this, the largest of the Golden Isles.

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Beachview Drive - Neptune Park Neptune Park
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

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St. Simons Island Trip Ideas & Inspiration

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    Fall Birding Days 2015
    The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island
    1000 Hampton Point Drive
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    Celebrate the fall migration on Little St. Simons Island! Guest ornithologists join our staff naturalists on tours highlighting the abundance of species that flock here during this special time. September 24 - 30, 2015. Arrive September 24 or 27 for three nights or stay for all six! Availability is... > Find Out More