The Office Guide of the Golden Isles on the Georgia coast. Explore the most valuable points of interest on Saint Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Brunswick, GA and throughout the Golden Isles. Featuring Accommodations, Restaurants, Shopping, Events, Historic Sites, Golf, Events, Tours, Golf, Fishing, Kayaking, Entertainment, Attractions and more!
In 2019, St. Simons Island was ranked #3 on Conde Nast Travelers “The Best U.S. Islands: Reader’s Choice Awards.” In 2014, St. Simons Island was voted America’s #1 Favorite Romantic Town as well as America’s #1 Favorite Beach Town by Travel + Leisure Magazine.
There’s something for everyone to Explore on St. Simons Island. Pristine beaches, marshlands, coastal wildlife, historic sites and monuments, parks and recreation, world-class accommodations, fishing, watersports, shopping, and delectable dining. But you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time to your own private beach town getaway. A hidden gem of a casual coastal paradise that has remained untouched by overzealous development and commercial activity. Surround yourself with historic Southern Oaks draped in Spanish Moss that have survived for centuries. Expansive marshlands and waterways, sandbars, and the Atlantic Ocean in the background. St. Simons Island will capture your heart and imagination like nowhere else on Earth. What are you waiting for – start exploring!
St. Simons is Steeped in History. St. Simons Island, Brunswick, Georgia, and the Golden Isles are in the center of an area rich in natural beauty and history. Historic sites, monuments and artifacts dating back hundreds of years, but are well preserved and easily accessible to visitors today. With a legendary story to be explored around every turn.
Fort Frederica National Monument was built in the 1700s and 1800s. These island treasures provide an historical perspective of colonial and Civil War era Georgia. Take a trolley tour to learn more about the area’s unique history and its American legacy.
Check out our interactive online map of St Simons Island historical sites. With information on local St. Simons Island historic sites and monuments, including the infamous St. Simons Island Lighthouse and Museum. Also, Avenue of Oaks, Bloody Marsh, Christ Church, the World War II Museum, First African Baptist Church, and Gascoigne Bluff. All recommended sites during your visit to the island.
The Christ Church congregation traces its origins to 1776. Today, the beautiful church features magnificent stained-glass windows and heavily wooded grounds. There is a historic cemetery with graves of early settlers and it’s one of St. Simons Island’s most treasured landmarks.