St Simons Island, Georgia, USA
St. Simons located on St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia, United States. It is one of Georgia's renowned Golden Isles (along with Sea Island, Jekyll Island, and privately owned Little St. Simons Island). It is also the largest of the Golden Isles.
From shady lanes lined with moss-draped oaks to a diverse range of wildlife, St. Simons Island offers a quaint atmosphere with an interesting past of momentous 18th century battles and sprawling, antebellum plantations. Make sure to visit St. Simons Lighthouse, which houses a fantastic museum devoted to the history of the Georgia Coast.
Things to see and do
* Fort Frederica National Monument
* Christ Church
* St. Simons Island Lighthouse
* Coastal Encounters Nature Center
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 43 sq. km’s
Population – 13,400 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Travel Links - Malcolm McKinnon Airport on the south end of Saint Simons is a small airfield serving small private planes.Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK, also known as "Glynco Jetport") is the nearest airport with commercial service. Delta Airlines has daily flights from Atlanta.The nearest major airports are Savannah/Hilton Head International (SAV) to the north, and Jacksonville International (JAX) to south, in Florida. Each is about 1.5 hours away by car.