Commemorative Oaks in Sea Island

With a small population and small-town vibe to match, Sea Island, Georgia is a hidden gem of the Golden Isles. However, the island’s reputation for beauty and elegance has preceded itself, drawing many distinguished guests over the years. In 1928, President Calvin Coolidge visited Sea Island and was so impressed with the island that he commemorated the visit by planting a live oak. The live oak … [Read more...]

Golden Isles Early August Events

Every month and every special holiday brings activities to our Golden Isles. Continue to read our blog for upcoming events and mark your calendar for those that appeal to you and your family. Encounter Youth Choir Tuesday, August 1, 2017 – 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM - FREE Ritz Theater This Choir from Alton, Illinois, will be here as they finish their 45th season. “At the Cross (Love Ran … [Read more...]

Saint Simons Real Estate and Life in an Area That Attracts Tourists

Living Alongside Tourists When people buy Saint Simons real estate, whether they're getting a second home or a new first home, they will quickly learn what it's like to live in an area that tends to be popular among tourists. It's certainly a unique experience. An Area Popular With Tourists and Residents  For one thing, tourists and people interested in Saint Simons real estate will both … [Read more...]

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...]