Rent some beach cruisers or bring your bikes because pedal power is the best way to get around St. Simons and Jekyll Islands. Together, the islands' bike trails and paved paths traverse more than 50 miles of maritime forest, marshland boardwalks and historic districts with incredible views.
St. Simons Island beach. Photo courtesy King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
No coastal adventure would be complete without a day at the beach. Georgia's barrier islands have unique, ever-changing coastlines as dramatic tides shift the sands. Notable beaches include St. Simons' East Beach, stretching along the oceanside of the island, and Jekyll Island's Glory and Driftwood beaches, both of which have been featured in award-winning films and TV shows.
Photo courtesy Island Dive Center, St. Simons Island
Experience the beauty beneath the surface exploring the many reefs located off the coast of Georgia. Georgia's natural reefs are based on rock outcroppings, and the more numerous artificial reefs support natural, biological communities. St. Simons Island Dive Center offers vacation trips, gear rental, snorkeling and scuba lessons with certified instructors.