Jekyll Island's Driftwood Beach is considered one of the best beaches in Georgia.

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Golden Isles

Nestled on the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, GA, and Jacksonville, FL, lie four beautiful barrier islands-St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island--and the mainland city of Historic Brunswick. Pristine stretches of marshland, punctuated by small islands known as hammocks, define the breathtaking landscape and create the appearance of a continuous stretch of land reaching out to the barrier islands. Beautiful marshlands...

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    You don't have to visit the Golden Isles of Georgia during the summer months to experience the true magic of summertime! Year-round warm temperatures, sunny skies, and friendly locals will gladly welcome you to our four barrier islands and mainland city any time of the year. Our idea of…

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    Can't-Miss Fall Food Festivals

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    In the Golden Isles, we don’t just eat to live, we live to eat. Any true Southerner will wholeheartedly agree that food is more…

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    Best New Things To Do in Downtown Brunswick

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    Historic Downtown Brunswick shines as a mainland port city with beautiful historic buildings, city streets and squares still bearing…

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    A mermaid tree carving is the most famous of the St. Simons Island Tree Spirits

    St. Simons Island

    The largest barrier island in the Golden Isles, St. Simons Island lies across the immortalized Marshes of Glynn, made famous by poet Sidney Lanier. Moss-draped oaks line the winding island streets, creating a picture-perfect image worthy of a Faulkner tale.

    Horseback riding on the beach at sunset in the Golden Isles

    Sea Island

    Reached by a causeway from St. Simons Island, Sea Island is an internationally acclaimed resort.

    A family searches for native wildlife atop a viewing platform on Little St. Simons Island, GA

    Little St. Simons Island

    Accessible only by boat from Hampton River Marina on St. Simons Island’s north end, Little St. Simons Island is a privately owned, 11,000-acre barrier island resort.

    The Jekyll Island Fishing Pier provides ample opportunities for fishing, sunset watching, and sightseeing on Jekyll Island, GA.

    Jekyll Island

    The southernmost island of the Golden Isles, Jekyll Island is one of the most popular islands for those who visit coastal Georgia.

    A group of friends kayak through cypress forests found along the Altamaha River near Brunswick, GA

    Brunswick

    The mainland port city of Historic Downtown Brunswick is laid out in a formal grid similar to Savannah's, with city streets and squares still bearing their colonial names.

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    Around the Golden Isles

    Imagine yourself right here in the Golden Isles! Take in the sweeping views of Great Dunes Beach and pan your way northwards towards St. Simons Island. Experience the coast of Golden Isles and embark on a visit one step closer to reality.

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    Annual Events

    With festivals and events unique to the Golden Isles occurring every year, many loyal travelers keep coming back to this beautiful coastal setting.

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    Plan the perfect trip to the Georgia coast with our Golden Isles Visitor Guide. Find trip inspiration, must-visit sites, and experiences not to be missed.

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