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...]

Sea Island Real Estate: Don’t Crawl If You Want to Catch Sight of the Turtles

Every day has the potential to be a “shell-abration” when you own Sea Island real estate. Why? This stretch of Golden Isles’ shoreline is home to a number of turtles, both land and aquatic. Of course the aquatic tend to capture more mainstream headlines due to their nesting and mating behaviors, which are considered a rite of late spring as well as early summer. With that in mind, now’s the … [Read more...]

Real Estate: Saint Simons Makes The Perfect Spring Break Destination

It's springtime again, and you know what that means: the kids will be out of school for a week for spring break. Like many American families, you're probably looking for that perfect warm, not too crowded, family friendly spring break vacation spot. Instead of the usual Florida vacation with overcrowded beaches and loud college students, take your family to the picturesque Saint Simons, … [Read more...]

Sea Island’s Black Banks Homeowners Benefit from Proximity to Award Winner

Feted over by such easily recognizable entities as Forbes Travel Guide, Sea Island is the place to settle down a while in 2017. And perhaps there is no better section of the barrier island to do so than the Black Banks River Residences. Unlike some other pieces of Sea Island real estate, these homes come with access to the very award-winning amenities that noted travel guides love to gush … [Read more...]

The Best Seafood in St. Simons Island

If you have been considering your real estate options in St. Simons Island, you know that it is a beautiful tourist destination with everything from lighthouses to great beaches. One of the great thing about St. Simons though is the seafood. With that in mind, here are some of the best seafood destinations you will find in St. Simons Island. Bennie's Red Barn Bennie's red barn has fire … [Read more...]

Why Is It Called The Golden Isles?

The name "Golden Isles" immediately makes one envision a sunny and delightful place to live or visit. This area of Georgia's coast stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico and lives up to its dreamy picture. Imagine a gorgeous sunrise over the ocean or basking in the beauty of the sun on the beautiful beach sands in a natural radiance. Historically, this land came to be known … [Read more...]

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...]