Fall break in St. Simons Island, Georgia

Historic lighthouse on St. Simons Island

Historic lighthouse on St. Simons Island

Even places we’ve traveled to many times reveal new sights, sounds and tastes – I discovered even more reasons to love St. Simons Island, Georgia when researching for a SCOOP Charlotte post. I found out about a local BBQ spot earning raves across the country, 2 fabulous places to stay for the weekend, and more great spots to dine on local seafood. With the official start of fall bringing chilly weather, I hope we can escape for one more beach weekend before the cold sets in for good. I love when it’s time to bring out the fall clothes, but always feel a twinge of sadness to say goodbye to barefoot walks on the beach and dips in the ocean. Below is an excerpt from the “Scoop Road Trip: Where to go and What to do on St. Simons Island” and link to the full post:

“Before you stash away your bathing suit for the season, consider soaking up the last days of beach weather on the Georgia coast. Many of us stay in the Carolinas for our fix of sun and sand, but you can road trip to ST. SIMONS ISLAND in about five hours. Tourists flock to St. Simons throughout the summer months – the town earned top honors on Travel & Leisure’s lists of “America’s Favorite Beach Towns” and “America’s Most Romantic Towns” (beach + romance = vacation heaven). Fall is one of the prime times to visit St. Simons according to the locals, as crowds thin and the weather stays warm enough to lounge on the beach with a fruity cocktail…” Read the complete post here.

Dolphins near the Golden Isles in Georgia

Dolphins near the Golden Isles in Georgia

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