Neptune Small: A Story of Love and Friendship that Surpassed Death

Every state has its romantic tales of hardship, love, friendship and endurance in the face of extreme obstacles. These things happen when a life or a nation is being built. Georgia offers for your information the tale of Neptune Small, born into slavery on St Simons Island in 1831. You will stroll through the park named for him on Beachview Drive. You will play on the park equipment, stare … [Read more...]

March Events in the Golden Isles

Red Hot Chili Cook Off Saturday, March 4 – 11:30 am to 3:00 pm This annual fundraising event by the Rotary of the Golden Isles is a day of fun for the entire family. The best of those competing for the title of Chili Master will have the awards announced at 2:15 pm. Tickets available in advance are $5 or are $8 at the gate. Great Women of Jekyll Island Each Friday from March 3 to … [Read more...]

February Events in the Golden Isles

Our Golden Isles always have “fun” and unique activities in St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, and Historic Brunswick. Here are a few of the February ones: Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife Thursday, February 9 to Sunday, February 12 Jekyll Island Beach Village This combines inspired cuisine with beverage tastings. You will find some of the … [Read more...]

Explore Sections of Saint Simons’ Historic Real Estate for Free in February 2017

There are more than a handful of iconic structures dotting Saint Simons real estate. However, perhaps none has inspired more romantic thoughts than the Saint Simons Lighthouse. It stands like a beautiful, old sentry over part of the island and come February 5th, people will be able to visit the top for free. The waived admission fee is part of a broader event known as Super Museum … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Harrington Community on St Simons Island

Vacationers and those seeking permanent homes on St Simons real estate are enchanted by the dunes, the majestic trees along chuckling streams and rivers. They love the food at the mighty hotels, playing golf, boating and water fun. If people look a little deeper, it’s to notice the famous builders who put up the homes in the island or the history of the food and music that was born here. What … [Read more...]

Looking to Plant More Than Just Your Feet on Sea Island, GA Real Estate?

Sea Island, Georgia, real estate has always been known as a great place to grow an array of vegetation. At one time, like the rest of the Golden Isles, it was dotted with plantations. Accordingly, the soil supported edible plants and flowers. The plantations’ gardens weren’t the only areas former residents chose to plant vegetation. In addition, the island’s resort area was known as the place … [Read more...]

St Simons Real Estate and its Historic Surroundings

You will want to be sure to visit St. Simons Island if you ever find yourself in coastal Georgia. St. Simons real estate is in great demand thanks to its scenic and historic location. While the island is most well known for its natural beauty, it boasts a number of historic attractions as well. We have put together a list of three of the most interesting for you to visit when you need a break … [Read more...]

Storytellers Flock to Rent Saint Simons Real Estate Before Annual Festival

Many a scene has taken place on Saint Simons real estate and they haven’t all been based in fact. Some are fanciful yarns spun from the brain waves of the world’s best storytellers. Such will be the case again come February 2017 when the island plays host to the Golden Isles’ most-loved Storytelling Festival. Billed as an annual event, it’s scheduled to run from the 18th through the 20th in … [Read more...]

Did You Know Filming (Yes, Filming) Happens on St Simons Island Real Estate?

What does Driving Miss Daisy, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Fried Green Tomatoes and the Legend of Bagger Vance have in common? They were all filmed in a large part in Georgia. Over a period of about 50 years, Georgia has become the East Coast’s answer to Hollywood. St Simons Island and other parts of the Golden Isles are also listed on the roster of films shot in Georgia. You … [Read more...]

More December Golden Isles Events

St. Simons Island Food and Spirits Festival Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Gascoigne Bluff Featured will be the Elegant Island Living VIP Lounge with fully-catered food offerings, a private bar, VIP celebrity meet and greets, music, and more. The Tasting Tents from Noon to 3 pm will have beverage and gourmet tastings, the final rounds of the competitions in the Chefs … [Read more...]