The largest of Georgia's Golden Isles, St. Simons Island is renowned for its world-class golf courses, impeccable sandy beaches, and stunning sunsets. There are a variety of St. Simons vacation packages available to get the fun started. Once on the island, stop in at one of the car rentals in St. Simons to tour the full island.
After setting up your vacation headquarters at one of the St. Simons hotels, start your day by sightseeing many of the attractions on the island. St. Simons Island Lighthouse is beside the entrance of St. Simons Sound. In the mid-1970s, a local historical society turned the light keeper's residence into a museum. Legend has it that a light keeper died here in 1880 after a fight, and some say his footsteps can be heard on the tower stairs at night. Also listed in the National Register is the King and Prince Hotel. With three adjacent swimming pools, parents can get poolside service for a cool beverage while watching their kids in the children's pool. Take a day trip by boat to a Little St. Simons for a naturalist tour that explores miles of beach area. You might even see a rare scarlet snake or an American mink. With so much to see and do, you should start thinking about how you'll fit these fascinating attractions into your St. Simons vacations.
When you are reviewing vacation packages to St. Simons, don't forget to look up events like the St. Simons Food and Spirits Festival, which takes place every October. Area restaurants and farmers bring out their most delectable foods for you to try while artists sell their creative works. If you arrive on for Independence Day, the Old-Fashioned Fourth of July takes place in downtown Brunswick. In addition to spectacular fireworks, there are games, music, and free watermelon slices for everyone.
Travelocity has great vacation packages to make sure you don't miss any of these great St. Simons events. Save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time.