Welcome to the Golden Isles!

What a sight to behold—dramatic natural beauty virtually untouched by time. Miles of serene beaches turn golden at sunset. An endless labyrinth of waterways winds through vibrant marshes. This is the Golden Isles.

There are numerous other activities and events to enjoy during your stay on St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Sea IslandLittle St. Simons Island or Brunswick. Whether it's your first time or your sixth time visiting the Golden Isles, there's always something new to enjoy — from waterfront restaurants to immersive guided tours

Discover new worlds and local wildlife on Little St. Simons IslandPeruse local shops that are as beautiful as our destination. Or discover a hidden gem you would never expect to find here. And don't forget to stop by an old favorite locale:

Make the most of your time on the coast with our weekly live music schedule or ongoing calendar of events. If a beach day is in order, check the tides before heading out to soak up the sun. 

Where to Eat

With our coastal location, fresh seafood is on the menu at nearly any restaurant in the Golden Isles. So, how do you decide which to try first? Whether you're looking for farm-fresh favorites, waterfront restaurants or beloved island establishments, here are a few guides to help get you started: 

Food & Drink

A Guide to Coastal Georgian Cuisine

The Golden Isles is beloved for its sunny beaches, year-round gorgeous weather, and laid-back Southern hospitality. But anyone who visits will tell you that the food can’t be beaten either. When you’re in town, make sure to try these coastal…

Food & Drink

Dining Near the Ocean

5 Waterfront Restaurants on St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island What’s a trip to the Golden Isles without some ocean views? St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island are all home to restaurants on or by the…

Food & Drink

17 Best Restaurants on St. Simons Island

The largest island in the Golden Isles, St. Simons Island, is known for its beautiful beaches, quaint shops, and picturesque scenery. But it's also extremely well known for its abundance of delicious restaurants, both new and tried-and-true, that keep…

Food & Drink

Seven Farm-Fresh Restaurants in the Golden Isles

If pristine beaches and diverse wildlife are the Golden Isles’ perfect vacation recipe, farm-fresh dining is the cherry on top. Locally sourced menus abound across the Golden Isles, whether it’s seafood caught just a stone’s throw from…

Food & Drink

Best Places to Eat Outdoors

The Golden Isles is undoubtedly known for incredible landscapes, scenic vistas, and breathtaking beaches. With such beautiful scenery, it's no wonder visitors and locals alike enjoy spending time outdoors as much as possible. Fortunately, there's…


Things to Do

From horseback riding to paddleboarding, kayaking, attending signature annual events, and more—you can find adventure, relaxation, and experiences that are uniquely Golden Isles. Read more about activities in the Golden Isles