St. Simons, Georgia – Island Talk Tuesday

Visiting the Golden Isles in Georgia is a favorite spot for many southerners to visit during the summer season. Even into Autumn, the temperature keeps up well. Let’s take a look at one of the islands – St. Simons.

St. Simons Beach

 

About St. Simons

St. Simons is part of the Golden Isles and is the biggest of all the islands there. There is much history from the 16th century when Spanish explorers lived on the island.

How Do I Get There?

St. Simons is located between Savanah, Georgia and Jacksonville, FL. Driving directions lead you to take Route I-95 to I-17 to the F.J. Torras Causeway to enter.

What is There to Do?

For starters, there are 99 golf sites to play on! Neptune Park and the Fun Zone bring fun and games for everyone. The Lighthouse Museum is a working lighthouse and open for visitors.

East Beach is the most popular and offers you all the activities you can think of – boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and biking.

Most of the restaurants offer fresh catch of the day and seafood, they are in a good location!

Climate and When to Come Visit

The summers get hot June through September. It is the south after all! The rest of the year remains pleasant with temps in the low 60’s in December and January. It’s rare that it drops to the 50’s on this island at all.