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Ways to Keep the Family Entertained Over Thanksgiving in St. Simons Island

There is no better time to escape the routine of life during the fall season and head on over to St. Simons Island. The summer crowd is gone but all of the exciting activities and attractions remain. A vacation getaway to St. Simons Island during the Thanksgiving holiday would be a great break on tradition. Here is how you can keep the family entertained while you vacation during Thanksgiving in St. Simons Island:

Take Them Out to Eat

Grab the family and keep them fed during your St. Simons Island stay with one of the many restaurants available. Most of the restaurants remain open on Thanksgiving in St. Simons Island, which lets you change up your Thanksgiving dinner or keep the family occupied as the festive meal is being prepared. For incredible seafood, Crabdaddy’s Seafood Grill cannot be passed up with their shrimp and grits and other seafood inspired dishes. Gnat’s Landing also provides delicious with a seafood flair.

Take Them Out on the Water

St. Simons Island is surrounded by the beautiful Atlantic Ocean that is best seen from a boat. Check out one of the local rental shops at the marinas where you and your family can explore the coastline, find the best fishing spots, or cruise around and enjoy some water sport activities. If you want to leave the driving to the professionals there are several boat charters also available so you can sit back and relax with your family.

Explore the St. Simons Lighthouse

Learn a bit about the history surrounding St. Simons Island with a trip up the St. Simons Island Lighthouse. Your family will enjoy the short trek up the lighthouse where they can get unprecedented views of the surrounding island. The gift shop also has fun souvenirs to take home with you.

Just Relax

One of the best reasons to enjoy a trip to St. Simons Island during the fall season is to get a break from reality and relax. Whether it is by lounging on the beach, sipping a cocktail from a local restaurant, or exploring the island on foot, St. Simons Island is your destination for family relaxation.

Thanksgiving in St. Simons Island

When looking for the perfect vacation rental for your Thanksgiving excursion, make sure you choose SSI Rentals. Our exclusive list of vacation rental properties is second to none on the island and will give you a home away from. Give us a call today and let us find the perfect vacation rental for you and your family.