The Coast

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Georgia Residents Smackdown Finalists Announcement

Georgia Tourism is throwing down an all new "Smackdown" challenge for 2012. This year, Georgia tourism professionals are encouraged to assemble teams to work together on a creative proposal that will focus on Georgia residents. 

And the finalists are:

The Caboose Crew - Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Classic Twisters - Classic South Travel Association
The Twisted Lovers - Atlanta Metro Travel Association

Overview

A relaxing escape, The Coast has it all from miles of shoreline and windswept dunes to historic ports and towns.

Discover the many possibilities:

  • Enjoy – Luxury resorts and sandy beaches
  • Discover – Historic forts and lighthouses
  • Explore – Trails and museums

 

A place of natural and cultural wonders, The Coast has something for everyone, making it a popular vacation destination.

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Attractions

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  • Cumberland Island National Seashore

    St. Marys is the gateway to Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island. Here, pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes whisper the stories of both man and...

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  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center

    The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is the coast's premier marine life rehabilitation, research and education facility. Located in Jekyll Island's historic old power plant building, the Sea Turtle Center brings...

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  • Christ Church, Frederica

    Christ Church, Frederica is located in a serene setting formed by native live oaks, holly and cedar trees. On the site of Christ Church, nestled among huge oak trees on the scenic north end of St. Simons...

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  • Fort King George Historic Site

    Built by South Carolina colonists in 1721, Fort King George was the southernmost fortification defending the British empire in North America. Though it only lasted six short years until 1727, the fort...

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Events

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  • Easter egg hunt

    Friday, Apr 18, 2014 8 PM - Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA - It's Crooked River's Annual Egg Hunt for children up to 5 years of age. This fun time has limited space and is on a first-come, first-serve...

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  • First Friday & Saturday – Bacon Fest

    Bacon lovers, get ready because select local restaurants will be serving up their mouthwatering bacon creations at their booths all weekend long!  Enjoy First Friday and Saturday festivities, including...

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  • Celebrate Juliette Low’s Birthday!

    Juliette Low wrote, "I was born on the night when witches, imps and fairies roamed the earth!" Tour her childhood home, laugh at her funny antics, be inspired by her courage and impressed by her artistic...

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  • Tybee Island Labor Day Beach Bash

    Enjoy the ocean breezes, while live music fills the air from the Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion. Join us on August 31 for the 2014 Labor Day Beach Bash, featuring a spectacular fireworks show at dusk, about...

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Places to Stay

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  • Beachview Bed & Breakfast

    Historic Beachview Bed and Breakfast has Southern charm and a beach atmosphere. It is perfect for weddings, family reunions and anyone seeking a romantic, historic or adventure-seeking B & B experience...

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  • Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island

    Groups up to 25 people may camp near the beach on Sapelo's Cabretta Island. Comfort station with hot showers available. The Reynold's Mansion can accommodate conferences and retreats for up to 28 people...

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  • Azalea Inn & Gardens

    Guests are invited to rendezvous at the romantic Azalea Inn & Gardens, a storied mansion with historic character and turn-of-the-century artisan craftsmanship in Savannah's Historic Landmark District....

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  • Jekyll Island Club Hotel

    The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is a truly landmark experience shaped and nurtured by more than 100 years of devotion to service. Here, on an unhurried island off Georgia's colonial coast, awaits a world...

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