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Best St Simons Restaurants for a Burger

Vacation calls for dining on some of the most delicious food you could have ever wished for. St. Simons Island is full of decadent restaurants waiting for you to try out. But when it comes to the perfect vacation food, nothing beats out a delicious hamburger. This American staple has been the favorite dish for […]


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One Week St. Simons Island Itinerary

It’s a well-known fact that our barrier island home of St. Simons Island is just under 18 square miles in total area. What may not be known, however, is that for such a small place there is more to do than most people realize—so much so that we have designed this sample St. Simons Island […]


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The Best St. Simons Shopping Spots for You

When it comes right down to it, St. Simons Island may just about be the perfect spot for any vacationer seeking paradise, offering beaches and sunny days, friendly residents who have never met a stranger, peaceful moments of happiness, and finally, a shopping mecca designed to please even the pickiest of shoppers. And because we […]


Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival

3 Upcoming St. Simons Island Events You Must Attend

St. Simons Island is one of the most famous of Georgia’s Golden Isles. This name comes from its unparalleled beauty, but also from the unique little community that calls this place home. One of the best ways to immerse yourself in this community is by participating in any of the amazing events and celebrations that […]


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Awesome Things to Do in Saint Simons Island on a Rainy Day

Let’s just put it out there: Rainy days are our most favorite days of all, offering unlimited possibilities and a cleansing rush that lasts long after the drops have stopped falling. When you visit St. Simons Island, you never have to worry about your plans being ruined by summer showers. Here’s a list of some […]


5 Best Healthy Places to Eat on St Simons Island

You’re sure to have a fantastic time during your St. Simons Island getaway. There’s plenty to do here, whether you want to explore the area, relax on the beach, or dive into the local culture. All those adventures will require a lot of energy, which means you need places to eat on St. Simons Island! […]


5 Secrets to a Perfect Fall Vacation in St. Simons Island

The fall season can be just as enjoyable as summer over on the East Coast if you know where to look. Year-round, St. Simons Island continues to be a popular vacation destination for tourists, but many vacationers may not know about the secret or locals-only knowledge of events and attractions in the area. Here are […]


5 Ways to Spend a St. Simons Island Vacation This Labor Day

Saying goodbye to summer is never easy, but fortunately there’s always one last weekend in which we all get together to give it the proper farewell it deserves! Labor Day is on Monday, September 3rd this year, giving us one more weekend to bask in summer’s warmth, and if you spend it on St. Simons […]