Local Saint Simons and Georgia Coastal Blog

Kennedy Outfitters

Captain Larry Kennedy grew up fishing all the time with his dad in the summers, and the passion for fishing that budded in his childhood is what inspired him to become a charter captain. He has been guiding fishing trips for 18 years now and these days he spends as... read more

Lots and land for sale on St Simons Island

If you’re looking to build a new home on Saint Simons Island there are only a few neighborhoods left that have available lots with marsh, river or ocean views. If you’re looking for a new construction home mid Island there are many different options to... read more

Big ships that go past the island?

One of the biggest contributors to the Georgia economy are the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. Savannah has two deepwater terminals and has the largest single-terminal container facility in North America. Brunswick has three deepwater terminals and is known as the... read more

Best bars on St Simons Island

No matter your age, it’s always fun to have a night out with friends. When you’re vacationing on St. Simons Island, there are numerous choices available to you, from classic bars to nightlife unique to St. Simons. Ziggy’s, a long time island favorite, is run by Ziggy... read more

Emerald Princess Casino

One of the benefits of spending time on the coast is the unique possibilities that await you on the water. The Emerald Princess Casino is just this. Every day, and sometimes twice a day, you can dress up, make your way to One Emerald Princess Drive, board a ship, and... read more

Spas on St. Simons Island

Is there any better time to indulge in a relaxing spa day than while on vacation? St. Simons Island has several spas for you to choose from, all providing exceptional service and ultimate relaxation. The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort offers the Royal... read more

St. Simons Golf Courses

If there’s one thing St. Simons Island is known for, the amazing array golf courses would be it. From secluded courses that run alongside the gorgeous marshes to courses with sweeping views of 18th century plantation homes, you’re sure to find yourself enjoying a good... read more

All about St Simons

Voted America’s #1 Favorite Romantic Town and America’s #1 Favorite Beach Town by Travel + Leisure Magazine, St. Simons Island is one of the premier coastal destinations for Georgia residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re searching for a quiet, old fashioned... read more

Top St. Simons Restaurants

One of the best parts about visiting a new city is finding amazing places to eat. From BBQ to southern fare, burgers to Creole, St. Simons Island has every kind of restaurant you could imagine. ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant is St. Simons Island’s only restaurant directly... read more

Getting Married on St. Simons Island

Destination weddings are all the rage these days. What better place to experience the most important day of your life than St. Simons Island? There are numerous wedding venues available, from historic churches to plantation homes. Epworth by the Sea, for instance, has... read more

St. Simons Shops & Stores

When you get tired of tanning, swimming, touring historic sites, or any of the other amazing activities St. Simons Island has to offer, consider spending an afternoon shopping. The island is full of quaint shopping destinations, from antique shops to bookstores; you... read more

Loggerhead Turtles on St. Simons Island

One of the most fascinating parts about the eastern seaboard is the presence of Loggerhead turtles. Each year, in the middle of the summer, these turtles come ashore to lay their eggs, which then hatch in August. This annual event has spawned a loyal following of... read more

North End Properties

One of the most popular areas of St. Simons Island, for both living and recreation, is the North End, mainly because of its beautiful views and vast acres of undeveloped land. Available homes here usually have a larger lot size because of the vast amounts of space.... read more

Outdoor Recreation Ideas for St. Simons Island

When at the beach, being outside as much as possible is necessary. Luckily, when vacationing on St. Simons Island, there are endless options for outdoor recreation. Fishing Many people have fond memories of their father or grandfather taking them fishing as a child.... read more

Festivals & Events on St. Simons Island

One of the best parts about living in a small city is the annual events that bring together residents and visitors alike. A sense of community is fostered, creating both happy neighbors and warm memories. There are numerous yearly events and festivals on St. Simons... read more

Food types on St Simons Island

The South is well-known for its food. From barbecue in Memphis to beignets in New Orleans, a visit to a southern city isn’t complete without at least one meal of regional specialties. St. Simons Island is no different. What foods are uniquely found here? Brunswick... read more

Kids Activities on St. Simons Island

Once summer rolls around, families pack up the minivans and head south to Georgia’s numerous beaches. St. Simons Island is becoming a hotbed of family-friendly activity; from clean beaches to educational exhibits, here are six reasons why St. Simons Island should be... read more

Top 10 St Simons Places to Visit

St. Simons Island is one of the most popular island destinations in the state of Georgia. Whether you’re making a permanent move to St. Simons Island or planning a short vacation, there are some things that you shouldn’t miss. Christ Church If you trace St. Simons... read more

Fun Facts about St. Simons

It is a well-known fact that St. Simons Island is a popular destination, in any season. But, like most historic places, there is more than meets the eye. Curious? What follows are some little-known fun facts about St. Simons Island. St. Simons Island is the largest of... read more

Golf on St. Simons

Golf is one of America’s favorite pastimes, whether one is on vacation or simply taking an afternoon off from work. And if you want to tee off while vacationing on St. Simons Island, you’re in luck. There are a grand total of eight courses to choose from, each... read more

St. Simons Waterfront real estate

If you’re going to purchase a home or condo on one of Georgia’s Golden Isles, then there’s an excellent chance it will be on the water. Is there anything better than stepping out onto the patio or deck and seeing the ocean greet you? Waking up to the sun rising over... read more

St Simons Island Condos

Upon deciding to purchase a home in a hot vacation spot, a future homebuyer must quickly consider his options. A vast majority of purchasers veer towards a condo purchase, for many excellent reasons. For instance, a condo requires less upkeep and maintenance than a... read more

How much do homes cost on St. Simons Island?

I often get asked the question “how much do homes cost on St. Simons Island?“. You may be surprised by the answer. There are actually many affordable homes on the island in the 300 to 400 K range. Although that may not sound like a realistic price for a... read more

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