Upcoming July Events on Award-Winning St. Simons Island

St. Simons Island is proud to have been named Number Two of “The South’s Best Islands 2017” by Southern Living due to its long level beaches, historic architecture, laid-back local lifestyle, moss-draped oaks, and more. The Number 1 spot for “The South’s Best Barbecue Joints” went to Southern Soul Barbeque on St. Simons, the Number 3 spot for “The South’s Best Hotels” went to the Jekyll Island … [Read more...]

Come to St. Simons Island for the Weather, Stay for the Fun

South Georgia is known for having some of the best weather in the United States year round. Warm sunny days are never far, especially when you find yourself on St. Simons Island. Perfect for family vacations, you will want to spend more than a few days a year on our beaches, or exploring the rich American history surrounding the entire island. Whether you are in the market for a new permanent … [Read more...]

Expecting an Empty Nest in the Fall? Plan a Getaway with St Simons Island Real Estate

There comes a time in every parent's life when the last child flies away from the nest. After years of pouring yourself into raising children, putting their needs first, they move out and start the next chapter of their life. And where does that leave parents? Maybe you're a little sad, but many parents embrace this new freedom and look forward to doing things they've never done before. One … [Read more...]

Golden Isles July Fourth Celebrations

The Annual St. Simons Island Sunshine Festival Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4 at Pier Village Sunshine Arts and Craft Shows from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. with some of the region's best crafters and artists featuring their paintings, pottery, woodcraft, photography, jewelry, garden art, and more. Sunshine Festival 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run on July 4 – 1 mile fun run begins at 7:30 AM and … [Read more...]

St. Simons Island Pier Offers an Exciting Fishing Opportunity to Area Residents

St. Simons Island is a recreational lover’s paradise with a wealth of diverse activities. It is home to many miles of walking and biking trails that traverse the islands different neighborhoods and natural areas. For recreational enthusiasts they will find that the St. Simons Island Pier offers year-round fishing for a variety of species. The pier is a mainstay for tourists and residents alike … [Read more...]

Have a Child Who is a Turtle Lover? St Simons Island is a Great Vacation Destination

The school year is coming to a close, but that doesn't mean the learning has to end. Many parents use the summer break as a time to let children go to camps and classes in areas that are of a particularly strong interest to them. If you have a turtle lover in your home, St Simons Island and the surrounding area is the perfect vacation destination for the entire family. The Georgia Sea Turtle … [Read more...]

Jekyll Island Landmarks

Jekyll Island is a marvelous place to explore and admire interesting historic landmarks. Here are just a few examples: Goodyear Cottage Built in 1906 as the winter home of Frank Henry Goodyear, the lumber baron, this white stucco cottage boasts seven rooms and a half bath on the first floor, five bedrooms and three baths on the second floor, and a third floor that originally had a servant’s … [Read more...]

Additional Jekyll Island Landmarks

Enjoy reading about and going to view more of the amazing Jekyll Island historic landmarks such as the following: Indian Mound Cottage Originally, this home was very different both inside and outside, having only the parlor to the right of the front door, one public room, and bedrooms that each had its own bath. Between 1912 and 1917, William Rockefeller made extensive changes including … [Read more...]

May 2017 Events in the Golden Isles

Funky Fitness Fiesta Cinco De Mayo Celebration Friday, May 5 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Newman Fitness Center, Fort Stewart For only $3.00 per person, you will get two full hours to party, Zumba, jam and drink margaritas together. Wear fiesta attire and sombreros and shake maracas to really “feel” the celebration! Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the U.S.? Congress passed a resolution … [Read more...]

St. Simons Island Real Estate: Where Natural Artwork is Close a Hand

When it comes to St. Simons real estate, there are man-made art galleries on offer and then there’s something else. It’s the artistic displays created by Mother Nature. They’re all over the Golden Islands. You’ll especially see them in the salt marshes, on tree-lined avenues and decorating the beaches. Regarding the latter, it’s not uncommon to find a number of treasures, including … [Read more...]