Encounter rich history & recreation at every turn as you succumb to the tranquil pull of the last unspoiled coastline along the eastern shore. Go kayaking or deep-sea fishing. Swim or stroll along miles of sun-drenched beaches. Challenge 198 holes of golf. Cruise tidal creeks and winding rivers to catch sight of dolphins and many species of birds inhabiting salt marshes and surrounding areas. Enjoy the many dining experiences The Golden Isles has to offer.
Where I-95 bends towards the sea, discover miles of sun drenched beaches, golf courses rated among the best in the United States.
Our warm climate and casual, friendly atmosphere attract a wide variety of people. Whether to reitre, purchase a second home, or just to visit, the hospitality and climate invite you to stay. Explore, relax, enjoy the rich history, fabled shores, and glorious sunsets of the GOLDEN ISLES.
Brunswick and the Golden Isles are located in the center of an area rich in natural beauty and history. St. Simons Island, one of the famed and fabled Golden Isles that grace this corner of Georgia's coast, is especially alluring. Visitors come year 'round to swim, sail, fish, and walk along St. Simons' lovely beaches, to challenge its 99 holes of golf and acres of tennis courts, to wander its enchanted historic sites, and to explore the Island's countless quaint shops and fine restaurants.
Sea Island: Reached via causeway from St. Simons Island. Although much of the island is residential,“The Cloister” established in the 1920s by industrialist Howard E. Coffin, has earned an international reputation as a distinguished resort.
Little St. Simons Island
A secluded coastal retreat reached only by boat with accommodations for just thirty guests. Untouched beaches, tidal creeks, acres of maritime forest offer outdoor recreational activities.
Jekyll Island: Reached via Sidney Lanier bridge, this was once an exclusive winter retreat for America’s highest society. The modern history of Jekyll Island began when it was purchased as a state park shortly after World War II and now welcomes all to its National Historic District, miles of beautiful beaches, golf, tennis and a host of recreational activities.
The Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation to the north of Brunswick, offers a glimpse into the lives of planters and slaves that grew rice along the Altamaha River nearly 200 years ago. You can tour the antebellum home built by the Troup family and examine the nineteenth century farm equipment still stored in the barn. Call 264-7333.
Whether traveling north or south, your trip will not be complete without a visit to Coastal Georgia. From Savannah to St. Marys, breathtaking beauty, rich history and warm hospitality await you with accommodations of every type from value priced family lodging to world class resorts.
You will find the quaint town of Darien and the Fort King George State Historic Site. Nearby Sapelo Island, home of the University of Georgia Marine Institute, features a guided tour of the pristine barrier island beaches and Hog Hammock Community, where many of the descendants of the Plantation era still reside. An hour North of Brunswick is Savannah, Georgia, known for its historic downtown squares and the shops and restaurants along its waterfront district.