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Discover Georgia's Enchanting Golden Isles

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Each of Georgia’s five Golden Isles towns — St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island and the historic port city of Brunswick — comes with its own charisma, personality and appeal, making it an idyllic destination for all types of travelers. Golfers, beachcombers, history buffs and eco-tourists will all find unique experiences suited for couples and families alike. For nature lovers looking for a dramatic backdrop, Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island is one that you won't find anywhere else. Once a maritime forest, this striking sea-scape is now lined with driftwood and weathered trunks and branches resembling a scene from another world. The result is a highly photogenic coastline that’s perfect for engagement and wedding photos, or simply enjoying early-morning sunrises, after-dark stargazing, picnics, and more. Tip: Time your visit to low (or outgoing) tide. Check a current tide chart before planning your visit.

Perfect Island Getaway At Grey Owl Inn

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A charming B&B on St. Simons Island, Grey Owl Inn offers five unique suites with private bath and in-room amenities. Poised amid centuries-old oaks and an enchanting water garden, the inn offers gourmet breakfast as well as a daily wine and cheese hour. Book their June special for a 10% discount, Sun ­– Tues arrival, 2-day minimum. Book your escape.

Vacations Are Better At Beachview Club Hotel

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Jekyll Island’s newest boutique hotel, Beachview Club Hotel, pairs stylish design with warm, personalized service. Nestled under a canopy of live oaks draped in Spanish moss, the intimate retreat is just steps from the beach, while Jekyll’s Beach Village, golf, tennis, the renowned Jekyll Island Historic District, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and the Jekyll Island Convention Center are all a bike ride away. Plan your vacation now.

Tree Spirits

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Looking for an outdoor experience unlike any other? Explore the majestic oak trees that cover St. Simons Island while searching for Tree Spirits, a series of faces hand-carved into oak trunks and branches. The work of a local artist in the 1980s, there are approximately 20 meticulously carved faces on centuries-old live oak trees throughout St. Simons, the largest of all the islands. While some are located on private property, others can be found on public lands, offering an incredible and captivating way for families to explore the island on bike or foot. Make a day out of it with an itinerary that includes helpful hints to finding Tree Spirits.