Escape the sleet and snow this winter and spend the holiday seasonÂ in coastal Georgia. You’ll find mild sunny days and fantastic shorelineÂ scenery from Savannah on down to St. Marys.
The barrier islands of Georgia’s coast include pristine natureÂ preserves and historic sites from the colonial and antebellum periods.
Whatever your interests, you’ll find plenty of things to do during yourÂ visit.
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Explore the town ofÂ Brunswick,Â named for King George III’s ancestral homeland. The oak-linedÂ streets in the historic district are bordered by charming shops andÂ galleries. Hop on a boat at the waterfront for fishing, sightseeing andÂ dolphin tours of St. Simons Sound. Newcastle Street boasts a range ofÂ cafÃ©s and restaurants serving regional cuisine, including theÂ “original” Brunswick stew.
Stay at theÂ Coastal Georgia RV ParkÂ in Brunswick for full hookups and spacious pull-through sites. ThisÂ Good Sam Park has a boat dock on Lake Earl for fishing and paddleÂ boating.
Take a day trip south toÂ Cumberland Island National Seashore,Â home to many endangered species like gopher tortoises and manatees. 50Â miles of hiking trails wind through maritime forests, marshes,Â wetlands and beaches. The island also offers opportunities forÂ swimming, beachcombing, biking, wildlife watching and fishing.
For a more refined experience, visitÂ Jekyll Island,Â the former private vacation spot for the Rockefeller, Morgan, GouldÂ and Pulitizer families. Book a tee-time at one of the four JekyllÂ Island golf courses and enjoy fairways along the island’s lakes andÂ beaches. Mini golf, tennis and horseback riding round out the availableÂ outdoor activities.
With great winter weather and so much to see and do, you may findÂ that coastal Georgia becomes your favorite snowbird destination forÂ years to come.