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The Golden Isles Blog

Welcome to the Golden Isles blog, where we post up general updates, press releases and news/travel magazine clippings.

Stunning Golden Isles Beaches

Award Winning Golden Isles of Georgia

The Golden Isles is a unique destination along the coast of Georgia consisting of pristine beaches, fun activities, historic attractions, and famous southern hospitality. In addition to the historic port city of Brunswick, there are four beautiful barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island, and Jekyll Island.

Golden Isles Official Visitor Guide

The Golden Isles Unveils the 2015 Official Visitor Guide

We are excited to announce that the new 2015 Golden Isles Official Visitor Guides are here! This year’s visitor guide features the iconic Golden Isles landmark, Driftwood Beach on the cover and a variety of fresh new sections, stunning photography, an overall wealth of visitor information and much more. As in previous years, the Golden Isles Official Visitor Guide still has the same easy to follow format with the Table of Contents directing you to each section within the guide.

Romantic walks under the canopy

Fall in Love with the Golden Isles this Valentine's Day

Whether you’re just embarking on your relationship, planning to pop the question, or celebrating a golden anniversary, the Golden Isles paints the perfect backdrop for a romantic weekend getaway. Couples have been flocking to our stretch of the Georgia coast for centuries, only to discover the captivating scenery and blissful ambiance.

Classic Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

15 Things to Do in 2015 in the Golden Isles

With the New Year comes new adventures. Broaden your horizons, get off the beaten path and explore Georgia’s Golden Isles like a true local.

What We’re Known For: A Guide to Coastal Georgian Cuisine

What We’re Known For: A Guide to Coastal Georgian Cuisine

Across the Golden Isles, you will find a wealth of restaurants to suit even the wildest of cravings. Authentic Roman style pizza? Spicy enchiladas? Thai curry? No problem.

But while you are here, we highly recommend that you also seek out what we are best known for: authentic, Georgian cuisine, which is a mixture of warm Southern cooking and ingredients sourced from the sea.

In particular, enjoy some of these local, specialty dishes which we are best known for.

Golden Isles New Year Celebrations

Ring in the New Year in the Golden Isles

The New Year is getting off to a great start in the Golden Isles! For many people the New Year means a fresh start along with New Year’s resolutions. Some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions include choosing to exercise, eating healthy, spending more time with family, saving money and trying something new. All of these things can be accomplished here in the Golden Isles, which makes it the perfect place to be in 2015.

Where to Shop for the Holidays on the Golden Isles

Where to Shop for the Holidays in the Golden Isles

With the holidays around the corner, you might look at your shopping list and wonder “where can I find something unique and personal?”

Our advice? Make a quick trip to the Golden Isles, and in addition to browsing through many of the independent galleries, boutiques and stores, you can enjoy a quiet weekend of relaxation before the madness of the holidays.

Plus, there are plenty of holiday events to attend as well, to really get you in the festive spirit.

Golden Isles Featured in US Airways Magazine

Golden Isles Featured in US Airways Magazine

The Golden Isles is honored and excited to announce that we have been featured in the November 2014 issue of the US Airways in-flight publication, US Airways Magazine. Our magnificent seaside haven is presented in a 30-page spread filled with information on things to do, dining, shopping, history and the area’s pristine natural surroundings. All of this is of course accompanied by a variety of images that showcase the majesty of the Golden Isles.

Spectator Guide to Attending the McGladrey Classic

Spectator Guide to Attending the McGladrey Classic

If you are planning on being a spectator at this year’s PGA TOUR McGladrey Classic, we have gathered all the essential details right here.

Antique Show in Postell Park

Uncover Antiques in the Golden Isles

When it comes to a historical past, the Golden Isles is not short on stories. Home to the Bloody Marsh battle site, a National Historic Landmark District and an iconic working lighthouse, people from all over flock to the Georgia coast to learn about what life was like in days gone by.