Top "Must See" Places

in St. Simons

Posted May 25, 2020

1. St. Simons Lighthouse

Explore the St. Simons Lighthouse Museum in the Keeper’s Dwelling and discover the fascinating history of Coastal Georgia.

2. Cannon's Point Preserve

Dive into history and check out the scattered ruins of John Couper's plantation including a tabby potato barn, slave cabin rubble, the brick chimney of the overseer's house, and the plantation complex that includes a detached kitchen and what is probably the remnants of a hospital.

3. Fort Frederica

See the archaeological remnants of a fort and town built by James Oglethorpe between 1736 and 1748. The fort was built to protect the southern boundary of the British colony of Georgia from Spanish raids.

4. Little St. Simons

If you love the outdoors, this one is for you. Birdin', Fishin', Boatin', Kayakin', Beachin' - you choose!

5. Gascoigne Bluff

Take a walk on the nature trail, watch the sun set from the marina, or play a friendly game of disc golf at the disc golf course under the unique spanish moss trees.

6. St. Simons Island Village & Fishing Pier

Shop around, rent bikes with the family, grab an icecream, rent a golf cart or take a walk out on the fishing pier.

7. Bloody Marsh Battle Site

Gaze across the open marshland and consider the events that took place between British and Spanish forces in July of 1742.

8. Historic Christ Church

For all the history guru's. Explore the beauty and history of this historic landmark.

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