St. Simons Island, Georgia

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St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA

Attractions in St. Simons Island, Georgia

Amusements

  • Avenue of Oaks
    Located on Frederica Road
    912-265-0620, Anne Page King planted this famous "Avenue of Oaks" that highlights the entrance to the Sea Island Golf Club. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Bloody Marsh Battle Site
    Located Off Demere Road
    912-638-3639, The battle fought here on July 7, 1742, when Spanish troops landed on the south end of St. Simons Island, proved to be the turning point in the Spanish conquest of... more info  map

  • Gascoigne Bluff
    P.O. Box 287, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    Located on Gascoigne Bluff Road
    912-265-0620, Overlooking the Frederica River, this area was a favorite Native American campground, and during Colonial days, the landing at the bluff became Georgia's first naval... more info  map

  • St. Simons Island Lighthouse
    101 Twelfth Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-4666, First constructed in 1807 by James Gould on Couper's Point, this towering, 104 foot lighthouse was reconstructed in 1872 on the same site to replace the original which... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Coastal Center for the Arts
    2012 Demere Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-634-0404, A 12,000 square foot regional art center which promotes local St. Simons Island artists and other Georgia artists in its six galleries. There are also four classrooms... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Fort Frederica National Monument
    Route 9, Box 286C, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-3639, Established in 1736 by James Oglethorpe to protect the southern boundary of his new colony of Georgia, this historic national site includes remnants of a tabby fortress... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Honey Creek Coastal Encounters Nature Center
    4201 First Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-0221, A hands-on environmental education center for all ages that offers a variety of educational programs include beach and saltmarch ecology walks, plankton labs, and summer... more info  map

  • Neptune Park
    Located on Beachview Drive
    912-265-0620, An oceanfront public park that features picnic tables under stately oak trees, a children's playground, a miniature golf course, lots of benches for relaxing by the sea,... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Captain Larry Kennedy Tours
    3405 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-5454, Scenic marsh boat rides and birding excursions are offered by Captain Larry Kennedy, a naturalist who specializes in ornithology. more info  map

  • Carriage Creations
    P.O. Box 22113, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    Located in The Village Area
    912-634-5731, Carriage rides/tours and weddings in St. Simons Island village. more info  map

  • Island Tours
    101 Marina Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-6882, This tour company offers professionally guided tours of The Golden Isles area with both land and sea packages available. more info  map

  • Salt Marsh Nature Tours
    310 Magnolia Avenue, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-9354, Climb aboard a comfortable 26 foot pontoon boat and enjoy a wide variety of tours through beautiful narrow tidal creeks in the marsh. Interpretive tours include... more info  map

  • St. Simons Transit Company
    105 Marina Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-5678, A wide range of options to explore the Georgia Coast, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Altamaha River and Sapelo Island is provided by this transit tour company that... more info  map

  • St. Simons Trolley
    649 Dellwood Avenue, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    Leaves From Pier in the Village
    912-638-8954, Tour historic St. Simons Island on this antique trolley and listen as professional guides provide an entertaining and informative narrative of over 400 years of history... more info  map

  • Walks in Nature
    96 Village Green, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-7652, Enjoy scenic walking tours and wildlife viewing in the Brunswick and Golden Isles areas with this tour company. Reservations are required. more info  map

  • Wood Stork Tours
    3405 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
    912-638-5454, Affiliated with The Bedford Sportsman South, this tour company offers a variety of services including step-on guides for historical and naturalist tours of the Golden... more info  map

  

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