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Things to Do in Brunswick

There's so much to do in the Golden Isles!

Come and explore our museums, cultural heritage & history, nearby beaches, nearby plantations and gardens, ruined remains of wartime forts, an abundance of golf courses, loads of fishing locations, water tours, horse-drawn carriage tours, walking tours.... just to name a few.

The bottom line is..... you never run out of things to see and do and learn about in the Golden Isles!

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Beaches Recreation: Tours:
Dinner/Water Cruises Biking/Canoeing/Kayaking Aerial Helicopter
Family Entertainment Camping Art
Forts and Military Sites Fishing Boat
Historic Places Golf Carriage
Kid's Attractions Marinas and Boating Eco/Nature
Local Art Studios Tennis Motorized
Museums Water Sports Walking
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Beaches in the Vicinity:
There are many activities that our beaches offer, whether it be windsurfing, kiting, fishing, building a sandcastle, sunbathing, having a picnic, dolphin viewing, or taking a sunrise walk. Come and see why our beaches are special!

Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Located on the north end of Jekyll Island.

East Beach, St Simons Island, GA 31522
Stretch of beach along the oceanside of St. Simons Island.

Glory Beach, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
A section of Jekyll Island's beach south of South Dunes Picnic Area. Access to this beach through the Jekyll Island Soccer Complex via a long boardwalk which was built by the producers of the 1989 Civil War movie Glory.

Gould's Inlet, 15th St, Bruce Dr, St Simons Island, GA 31522
Gould's Inlet can be found on the northern tip of East Beach & the end of Bruce Dr.

Great Dunes Park, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Great Dunes Park is located at the end of Ben Fortson Pkwy on N. Beachview Dr.

Jekyll Island Beach, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Jekyll Island is a barrier island with 10 miles of beaches. Includes smaller beaches such as Driftwood Beach, Glory Beach & St Andrews Beach.

Massengale Park, 1350 Ocean Blvd, St Simons Island, GA 31522
Shaded picnic area & playground.

South Dunes Picnic Area, S Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

St Andrews Picnic Area, S Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

US Coast Guard Station, 1st St, St Simons Island, GA 31522
Beach location along East Beach & south of Gould's Inlet

Biking, Hiking and Walking:
There are miles and miles of paved trails in the Golden Isles making it easy for you to travel to many of the historic sites, beaches, shopping or restaurants. A few of our trail systems include:

St. Simons Island Trail System has over 30 miles of bike and hiking paths surrounding the island from the north end passing Frederica Park, to the south end village in the Pier Village area. St. Simons Island Beach is very suitable for biking with its hard-packed sand.

Jekyll Island Trail System has nearly 25 miles of paved paths for you to discover the island’s breathtaking scenery and the Historic Landmark District. Or take a bike ride along Jekyll Island’s 10 miles of beaches including Driftwood Beach, Glory Beach and St. Andrews Beach.

The Coastal Georgia Greenway is a multi-purpose trail, and when completed will go 450 miles through 6 Coastal Georgia Counties. Existing trails now include:

-         20+ miles on Jekyll Island (the Jekyll Island Trail System)

-         20+ miles on St. Simons Island (the St. Simons Island Trail System)

-         1 mile on the Sydney Lanier Bridge Trail

-         4+ miles on the Torras Causeway Trail

The Off-Road Bike Trail is located in Blythe Island Regional Park at 6616 Blythe Island Hwy in Brunswick. Recommended for intermediate to advanced bikers, the loop is more than three and one-half miles but is split into sections: Two Path Road, Sonoma, Hump de Bump, Back Stretch, and Zig Zag.

Birding:
Georgia Audubon Society has designated two significant birding areas in the Golden Isles – Little St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island.

Boating and Sailing:
The Golden Isles, with access to the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway, tidal creeks and rivers, offer a wide range of boating options, from marina services to sailing to charter fishing to kayaking.

A Sample Listing of Marinas in the Vicinity Include:
Jekyll Harbor Marina Inc
1 Harbor Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 635-3137

Maritime Center At The Historic Coast Guard Station
4201 1st St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-5668

St Simons Marina
1000 Arthur J Moore Dr, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 638-7520

Golden Isles Marina
206 Marina Dr, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 638-2801

Morningstar Marinas
206 Marina Dr, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-1128

Brunswick Landing Marina Inc
2429 Newcastle St, Brunswick, GA 31520
(912) 262-9264

Jack Barwick's Marina & Cabins
1777 Mush Bluff Rd, Saint Marys, GA 31558
(912) 882-3227

Camping:
Get up-close and personal with the area’s wildlife and breathtaking surroundings by camping  in one of the Golden Isle’s campgrounds.

A Sample Listing of Camping in the Golden Isles:
Jekyll Island State Park Authority
1197 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 635-3021

Druid Oaks Mobile Home Park
4240 Us Highway 17 N, Brunswick, GA 31525
(912) 265-8310

Inland Harbor RV Park
13566 Ga Highway 251, Darien, GA 31305
(912) 437-6172

Lake Harmony RV Park
1088 Lake Harmony Dr SW, Townsend, GA 31331
(912) 832-4338

Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA
2970 Scrubby Bluff Road, Kingsland, GA 31548
(912) 729-3232

Deep Bend Landing
164 Deep Bend Ln, Waynesville, GA 31566
(912) 778-5607

Fishing:
There are many options available for fishermen in the Golden Isles from surf fishing to casting from the many piers, to deep water chartered fishing.

A Sample Listing of Fishing Locations and Services in the Golden Isles:
Fishing Center
104 Marina Dr, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-1219

Fishing Lake
Townsend, GA 31331

Fishing Creek
Bristol, GA 31518

Coastal Island Charter Fishing
111 Peachtree St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 638-0241

Coastal Georgia Charter Fishing
206 Marina Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 617-5577

Fishing Hammock
Sapelo Island, GA 31327

Eastside Fishing Club
1141 Killdeer Rd SE, Darien, GA 31305
(912) 437-4852

Go Fish
203 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-5654

Golfing:
The Golden Isles boasts 198 holes of golf on some of the country’s most acclaimed courses. Golf can be played year-round here in the mild climate.

A Sample Listing of Golf Courses in the Golden Isles:
Jekyll Island Golf Resort

322 Captain Wylly Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 635-2368

Brunswick Country Club
4041 Darien Hwy, Brunswick, GA 31525
(912) 264-0331

King and Prince Golf Course-Home of The Hampton Club
100 Tabbystone, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-0251

Coastal Pines Golf Club
1 Coastal Pines Cir, Brunswick, GA 31525
(912) 264-8268

Heritage Oaks Golf Club
126 Clipper Bay Rd, Brunswick, GA 31523
(912) 280-9525

Sapelo Hammock Golf Club
1354 Marshview Dr NE, Townsend, GA 31331
(912) 832-4653

Horseback Riding:
Rides include trails through maritime forests, along salt marshes, and on the beach.

A Sample Listing of Horseback Riding Locations in the Golden Isles:
Clam Creek Picnic Area
(across from Jekyll Island Campground)
Jekyll l Island, GA 31527

The Stables at Frederica
105 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912-434-4760

The Cloister
100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island, GA 31561
912-638-3611

Kayaking:
Discover the area’s wildlife up close and personal while kayaking!

A Sample Listing of Kayak Rental and Guide Locations in the Golden Isles:
Mackay River Fishing Pier & Launch
F.J. Torras Causeway, St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Tidelands Nature Center Boat Launch
Jekyll Island, GA
Can be accessed from Tidelands Nature Center entrance. Turn right at the nature center and drive along the pond until you see the parking area.

Village Creek Landing
526 South Harrington Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Blythe Island Regional Park
6616 Blythe Island Hwy, Brunswick, GA 31523
912-279-2812

Waterparks:
Open during the summer months, you can choose from two waterparks in the vicinity.

Neptune Park Fun Zone
550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912-279-2836

Summer Waves Water Park
210 South Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
912-635-2074

   
 












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