Saint Simons Island Things to Do

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  • 1. St. Simon's Island

    While on a day trip to St. Simon's Island, we encountered a roundabout for traffic. This roundabout has been the subject of news reports, videos, etc., because for years, it have been causing traffic...

  • 2. King & Prince Golf Course - Great Course

    Enjoyed this well maintained golf course. Recently renovated when we played it. Warm friendly staff, beautiful course through the oaks and several holes over...

  • 3. Beach relaxing is the thing to do

    Besides some other events on the island, most people come to the beach to get into the sand. The beaches are not as crowded as other places and Brunswick is...

  • 4. Maps of the area-Layout

    I always find that maps for initial searching of things to see/do on VT are helpful, so a person can get the "layout" of the terrain and know where to look for...

  • 5. Shopping at boutique stores

    There are a few places that have old time setting of row shops as compared to the new retail strip centers on the island. We went to the Mallery St. shops and...

  • 6. Cloister on Sea Island

    NOTE-access is only available to members and guests, and need confirmation at the guard gate. We have a former brother in law who has a home for the last 30...

  • 7. Sea Island

    This is by far the exclusive island on the southeastern coast. Average home prices are $2 million, and there are about 350 total homes besides the Cloister...

  • 8. Maritme Museum & Coast Guard Station

    We wanted to access this museum since it was described as having a lot of interesting pieces of Coast Guard history in there, and the importance of seafaring...

  • 9. Fort Federica and village

    This is a great exhibition at the north end of the island. It features a nice a small exhibit inside the visitor center, and a short film. The fort remnants...

  • 10. St. Simons Lighthouse/Museum

    This is a very well preserved lighthouse that was the second built on the site in 1872. It is 104 feet high, and there are 129 steps to the top for the great...

  • 11. Golf Cart tour around the St Simons Island

    While planning our vacation to St Simons Island, in coastal Georgia, we found information on the internet about golf cart rentals on the island and after...

  • 12. Saint Simon's Lighthouse

    This second (1872) lighthouse is a round brick tower painted white which was designed by Charles Cluskey and erected near the original 1810 station. Cluskey was...

  • 13. cassina garden club houses

    pictured is one of two slave quarters on the site of the james hamilton plantation. located on gascoigne bluff. the hamiltion plantation was developed in 1793....

  • 14. maritime museum

    the st. simons maritime museum is located in the historic 1937 coast guard station on the east (ocean) side of the island. the museum is open mon-sat 10am-5pm...

  • 15. st. simons lighthouse

    pictured is the st. simons lighthouse and museum. the first st. simons lighthouse was built in 1815. over the years there were several lighthouses on this site....

  • 16. wesley garden

    located across the street from christ church is the wesley garden. the focal point of the garden is a large celtic cross. the best time to visit wesley garden...

  • 17. frederica town

    when general oglethorpe built fort frederica he also built a fortified town to supply the fort. the town of frederica was laid out with 84 90X60 ft lots which...

  • 18. fort frederica

    fort frederica is st. simons most visited historic attraction. this fort and fortified town was established by general james oglethorpe in 1736. fort frederica...

  • 19. St. Simons Island Lightstation Museum

    Even if you don't want to climb the lighthouse (which I did not), you can still get a lot out of the museum and it is less expensive if you don't also want to...

  • 20. Oglethorpe's Fort Frederica

    Fort Frederica has * A 23 minute park film * Museum area with artifacts (some artifacts in photo 5) * Self guided explorationsThe sign titled "Tavernkeeper and...

  • 21. Visit the Lighthouse

    The St. Simons Lighthouse is actually the second lighthouse for St. Simons. The First was built in 1807 and destroyed by retreating Confederates during the...

  • 22. Fort Frederica

    Fort Frederica is an old English fort established in the mid 1700's to help the English establish their dominance in North America and serve as a protection...

  • 23. Sea Island

    Sea Island is a high-end real-estate development located along the eastern shore of St Simon's Island. If you need to ask how much these houses cost, then...

  • 24. Christ Church

    James Oglethorpe's chaplain Charles Wesley in began a church here in 1736. Years later, the Wesleys returned to England. But after that, John Wesley began the...

  • 25. St Simon's Lighthouse and Museum

    St Simon's Island has a beautiful lighthouse, built in 1872, that offers some great views. At the base of the lighthouse is the Museum of Coastal History, a...

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