If you have not experienced St. Simons Island yet, you need to start planning for your trip today. There is no need to wait for anyone to join you, as St. Simons Island is the perfect destination for solo travelers. Here is what you can expect with a solo trip to St. Simons Island:
Take a Biplane Tour on Your Trip to St. Simons Island
If you want to see St. Simons Island from hundreds of feet in the air, make sure you take a local biplane tour. Coastal Biplane Tours offers just that with exciting tours over the island. A pilot will take you around island by air and show you all the best sights. You can even let them know if there is anything you want to see in particular.
Relax on the Beach
Spend the warmer seasons of the year relaxing on a nearby beach on St. Simons Island. Our beaches are pristine and clean, allowing you to relax in peace. The island continues to go out of its way to preserve the beaches, including the dunes and rocky shorelines too. Once you are ready to take a dip, swim out into the water. Guests have seen aquatic wildlife such as sea turtles swim right by them off the shore.
Try Your Hand at Fishing
Like any other island in the region, St. Simons Island features incredible fishing conditions you will want to take advantage of. Some of the best fishing spots are best accessed off the coast and require a charter to get to. Join Southeastern Angling and have them take you to incredible fishing spots in the area. You will be practically guaranteed to reel up a huge catch during your trip.
Practice Your Swing
Another relaxing activity that is perfect to do on your own is go for a round of golf. The King and Prince Resort features an incredible golf course. Prepare for beautiful weather and green grass that will have you playing your best game yet. Make sure to grab a bite to eat or order a drink at the clubhouse afterwards.
More to Enjoy on St. Simons Island
You will enjoy an incredible trip to St. Simons Island when on your own. Our vacation rentals can be found all over the island and will keep you comfortable throughout your stay. For solo travelers, we recommend 148 King and Prince for a cozy stay. Call today and see which rentals will be available for your trip!
If you have yet to experience St. Simons Island, we highly recommend joining us during the late winter and early spring seasons. The island is typically not as busy, and you can still enjoy everything that makes St. Simons Island so special. This includes exclusive events that occur during the early 2020 season. Take a look at what you can expect when you visit St. Simons Island at the start of 2020:
A Taste of Glynn
Enjoy the annual culinary delight of A Taste of Glynn. This special fundraiser raises funds for the Glynn County Community Crisis Center each year at The King and Prince. Expect to find some delicious homecooked food along with an evening of drinks and friendly conversations. The 2020 edition of A Taste of Glynn will take place on Sunday, January 19th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This is an all-ages event, so make sure to bring the kids with you!
The Roaring Twenties Revived Cabaret
There is no question that the “Roaring 20s” continues to be a decade everyone is fascinated by. The lively costumes and elegant galas are something to be missed in our day and age. Take a step back into the 20s with The Roaring Twenties Revived Cabaret, a signature event benefitting the Symphony of Georgia on Sea Island. Simply take one of the many ferries from St. Simons Island to reach your destination that will include an evening with cocktails, exquisite art, fine jewelry, and more. A seated dinner is provided along with other libations. This 2020 event will take place on Friday, January 24th at the Cloister Ballroom. Don’t miss this event and be sure to visit St. Simons Island!
If you are captivated by live storytelling and engaging readings, make sure you do not miss out on the Storytelling Festival. This exciting event takes place at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island from February 14th through February 16th. Featured storytellers for this year’s event include Shelia Arnold, Andy Offutt Irwin, Anne Rutherford, and more. Additional activities of the event include kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing, golfing, and much more.
Time to Enjoy a Visit to St. Simons Island
The early 2020 season will be off to a great start thanks to these incredible events. Start planning your visit to St. Simons Island today by reserving one of our vacation rentals in the area. Each rental comes fully furnished and offers resort-like amenities without the noisy neighbors. Call today and see which of our fantastic rentals is available for your stay!
The Golden Isles are inviting you and your family for a magical experience during the upcoming fall break. Your kids are probably already dreaming up ways they will be enjoying their days off from school. Help your family enjoy a vacation they will never forget by making the trek to St. Simons Island! Here are some family-friendly activities to plan for during your St Simons Island vacation:
Play at Neptune Park
Perhaps one of the most popular parks on St. Simons Island is Neptune Park. This enjoyable space features everything that makes a park great: play structures, swings, picnic areas, and more. But what really makes Neptune Park stand out among the rest is the adjacent mini golf course and splash park. The fall temperatures in St. Simons Island are still very much enjoyable, so the kids will love jumping in the fountains and swimming areas. Kids of all ages will find something they enjoy at Neptune Park.
Climb the St. Simons Island Lighthouse
St. Simons Island was best known in the 1800s as a maritime port where the still standing lighthouse would guide ships along their long journeys. The St. Simons Island Lighthouse may not operate anymore but it is still available for tours. Take a trek up the winding structure and peek out from five different levels of windows. The climb up can be steep, so make sure to plan ahead if anyone in the family is currently injured or has mobility issues. Once you make it to the top you will have unprecedented views of our beautiful island from all angles.
Hang Out at Pier Village
One of the busiest spots on the island where you can see locals and tourists mingle is Pier Village. This fantastic outdoor area features some of the best restaurants and shops on St. Simons Island. You can find the perfect souvenir to take home or dine in on delicious seafood and other cuisine for lunch or dinner. Once you are done walking around, make sure to head out onto the pier where you can simply relax or try your hand at reeling in a whopper of a fish. Local rental shops make it easy to find everything you need to enjoy some fishing.
St. Simons Island This Fall
We highly recommend St. Simons Island during your fall break as the summer crowds are gone but the excitement keeps ongoing. Our vacation rentals will keep you close to these exciting attractions, making sure your fall break is one to remember. Rentals like Artist Cottage have plenty of outdoor space for you and your family to enjoy! Contact our vacation experts today and start planning your fall family vacation!