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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  • Nature in the Golden Isles

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  • Golden Isles Marina

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  • Christ Church - St. Simons Island

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  • Fort Frederica

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  • Neptune Park Fun Zone

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  • Golden Isles Marina

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  • St. Simons Island Beaches

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  • Shrimp Boat

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  • Fort Frederica

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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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529 Beachview Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Easy access by automobile is afforded by Interstate 95 (from the north or the south), U.S. Highways 341, 25, 82 and 520 (from the west). You can also travel to the Golden Isles by train or by bus. AUTO: From the north or south, Brunswick is easily accessible via either Interstate 95 (Exits 29, 36, 38, & 42) or U.S. 17 Coastal Highway which connects I-95 exits 29 & 42. From the west, Brunswick is reached via US 341, 25, 520 or 82. The islands are reached via causeways and bridges from the mainland.

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St. Simons Island Trip Ideas & Inspiration

The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.