As the temperatures continue to dip around the country, you know that the holiday season will be here before you know it. Christmas is practically at our doorstep here on St. Simons Island. If you have not experienced our travel destination during the holidays, you will be in for quite the treat. Take a look at how you can enjoy Christmas in St. Simons Island, GA:

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Mistletoe Market

You can get an early start on your holiday shopping by visiting the Mistletoe Market taking place exclusively on St. Simons Island. There is just something special about visiting a local market where you can purchase handcrafted goods that are perfect for holiday gifts. The market will be decorated with a festive atmosphere. Local and accomplished artists will be on hand selling their special works of art. Fun food will also be sold so you do not go hungry. This special market is taking place December 4th through 5th at Postell Park here on St. Simons Island from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Mistletoe Market is free to attend. Another market, Crafts in the Village, will also be taking place at Postell Park from December 11th through the 12th where you can purchase fine arts on display.

Visit Little St. Simons Island

The winter season on St. Simons Island features a mild temperature and smaller crowds so you can get outside and explore. Little St. Simons Island is a private island that is just a short ferry ride away. Go explore this beautiful sanctuary where seasonal wildlife thrives during the winter season. The beautiful beach and incredible views make the short voyage completely worth it during the holiday season. Show your family something unique for Christmas.

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Join Lady Jane and Her Shrimping Experience

Another truly unique activity you can enjoy during the Christmas season is heading out to sea aboard the Lady Jane. Here you will find a shrimping experience where local sea life is caught to examine and released back into the water. St. Simons Island around the holidays is meant to be shared with family with these unique experiences.

Christmas in St. Simons Island, GA Tour of Lights

Part of the magic of the holidays is found in the many lights displays that can be found all over the island. Enjoy a magical 90-minute tour when you book your ride on the Annual Fendig Family Christmas Tour of Lights offered by Lighthouse Trolleys! Tours cost $20 for adults and $10 for children and depart from St. Simons Pier at 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM December 13-24 and 7:00 PM only on December 26-27.

The Holidays Are Almost Here

There has never been a better time to plan out your Christmas travels. Book one of our vacation rentals today where you can enjoy fine amenities and custom features that other lodging options cannot provide. Call today and see which property is waiting for you on St. Simons Island.

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