Often referred to as the gateway to the Golden Isles, Brunswick is a gem of a vacation destination off the southeast coast of Georgia. Here, visitors will find beautiful stretches of sandy shoreline waiting to greet them in combination with deep blue waves, amazing shopping, and dining stops as well as historic landmarks worth visiting. Whether you’re planning a stay on St. Simons Island or have your sights on Sea Island, Brunswick is practically a stone’s throw away and is well worth a day trip during your travels. Here are a few stops that will make one day in Saint John New Brunswick worth every moment you spend getting there.
Encounter Enchanting History
Brunswick is well-known and loved for its captivating downtown historic district with good reason. Here, visitors can encounter a collection of buildings and residences that date back to the early 1800s. Intriguing mixes of architecture ranging from Italian and Gothic to Queen Anne-inspired facades make this area a place where you can spend plenty of time strolling along and admiring moments in history sitting side by side. Make sure to tour this district during a day trip to New Brunswick and keep your eyes open for the old city hall complete with a captivating clocktower.
Enjoy a Kayak Adventure
Brunswick has much to offer in the way of land-based adventures, but the waters that surround this destination are just as exciting. Be sure to swing by Southeast Adventure Outfitters during your day trip to spend an hour or more enjoying time in a rental kayak and exploring the coastline up close. Guided tours or nature boat excursions are also readily available here upon request.
Dine at Twin Oaks BBQ
When you’re hoping to savor the flavors of Brunswick during a day trip, longevity counts for a lot and Twin Oaks BBQ has been an icon in the area since 1943! Offering dine-in, take-out and curb service, this charming and laid-back locale is the ideal place to enjoy everything from BBQ plates, ribs, burgers, combination plates and beyond. From patty melts to country fried steak, Twin Oaks BBQ is sure to be a palate-pleasing stop. A kids’ menu featuring chicken nuggets, hot dogs and grilled cheese make this a convenient place to dine when you’re in town with the little ones. No matter what you select, be sure to add a side order of onion rings and coleslaw for a true touch of southern comfort.
Book a Day Trip to New Brunswick
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