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St. Simons Island Among Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S.St. Simons Island Among Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S.

When you're planning a romantic getaway for two, places like Paris, Fiji and Venice might cross your mind, but according to DatingAdvice.com, you should give the good ol' U.S. of A a chance. The "authority on all things dating" scoured the web (as well as a map) and chose the 17 Most Romantic Destinations in the U.S., and St. Simons Island comes in at #7!

Here's what the DatingAdvice.com team had to say:
"What's better than good food, great weather and Southern charm? The good food, great weather and Southern charm you'll find in St. Simons Island, the friendliest place in Georgia! It doesn't matter if you're on the beach, on the green, on the water or on the way to enjoy some real island cuisine because romance is all around in St. Simons, a truly one-of-a-kind city.


Chambers of Commerce
Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce
1505 Richmond Street, Second Floor
Brunswick, GA 31520
912.265.0620
St. Simons and Jekyll Island Area Airports

Malcolm McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport
119 Airport Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.8617
flygcairports.com

McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport, located on St. Simons Island, provides fueling for private aircraft, maintenance, avionics, pilot services, up-to-date weather information and aircraft catering. Hertz and Avis rental cars available. Visit the Glynn County Airport Commission website at flygcairports.com.
Jekyll Island Airport
500 Riverview Dr
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
912.635.9330
Sapelo Island Airport
Townsend, GA 31331
404.699.6815
Patterson Island Airport
Darien, GA 31305
770.226.1000
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
400 Airways Avenue
Savannah, GA 31408
877.FLY.2.SAV
912.964.0514
info@savannahairport.com

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is conveniently located just off I-95 and is approximately 1 1/2 hours from St. Simons and Jekyll Islands.
Brunswick Golden Isles Airport
295 Aviation Parkway
Brunswick, GA 31525
912.265.2070
commission@flygcairports.com

Fly into Brunswick Golden Isles Airport on ASA/The Delta Connection jet service, with the number of daily flights varying daily. Rental cars are available on site and travel time to either Jekyll Island or St. Simons Island is less than a half-hour.


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Law Enforcement
In case of EMERGENCY, dial 911.
Georgia State Patrol
912.262.2380
Glynn County Police
912.554.7800
Glynn County Sheriff
912.554.7600
Glynn County Fire Department
912.554.7779
City of Brunswick Police
912.267.5559
Newspapers & Press
The Brunswick News
912.265.8320
Georgia Times Union
912.264.0405
The Islander
912.265.9654
The Glynn Press
912.267.7878
Schools & Education

Public Schools:

Private Schools:

Brunswick Christian Academy
912.264.4546
Frederica Academy
912.638.9981
Heritage Christian Academy
912.214.5491
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School
912.265.9470
Saint Simons Christian School
912.634.8177
Higher Education:

Coastal Pines Technical College
912.262.4999
College of Coastal Georgia
912.279.5730
Troy University
912.264.9268
Library Services
Marshes of Glynn Library
208 Gloucester St
Brunswick, GA 31520
912.279.3740
Marshes of Glynn Library - St. Simons Island
530 Beachview Dr
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.279.3750
Post Offices
Main Branch
805 Gloucester Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
912.280.1250
Post Office - Jekyll Island
17 Pier Rd
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
912.635.2625
Post Office - St. Simons Island
260 Edwards Plaza
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.3621
Post Office - Sea Island
351 Sea Island Rd
Sea Island, GA 31561
912.638.6486
(9:00am - 12:30pm, Mon-Fri)
Utilities

Electricity

Georgia Power
1.888.660.5890
Okefenoke REMC
912.462.5131
Gas

SCANA Energy
1.877.467.2262

Atlanta Gas Light
1.800.427.5463

Georgia Natural Gas
1.877.850.6200
Propane

Ferrellgas
912.265.4015

Kash Gas
912.264.3027

Amerigas
912.265.8440
Water & Sewer
Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
912.261.7100
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St. Simons Island Golf Courses and Online Tee Times
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St. Simons Island Kayaking and Canoeing
Explore St. Simons by Kayak or Canoe
Experience the Island's meandering waterways and tidal marshlands while paddling solo or with a guided tour. Abundant wildlife is around every bend and you may find sea turtles, alligators, fish, crabs, dolphins, and many other animals native to Georgia's coast.
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St. Simons Island Fishing Charters
St. Simons is a Fisherman's Paradise
The Golden Isles of Georgia offers a vast coastal ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean is unspoiled, healthy, and brimming with fish of all types. The Pier located in the aptly named Pier Village provides an excellent spot for crabbing, casting a line, or sitting back and watching the action. For those who seek the excitement and challenge of deep sea and offshore angling, there are a number of fishing charters and skilled captains who can help you navigate coastal Georgia's vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, and the expansive Atlantic ocean.
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St. Simons Island Restaurants
Restaurants and Dining in St. Simons
There's no shortage of great places to eat in St. Simons, whether you prefer fresh, local seafood and our infamous Wild Georgia shrimp, fine dining or more intimate cafes and eclectic bistros, pizza, American cuisine or a variety of Mexican, Italian and Asian restaurants to choose from.
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St. Simons Island Shopping
St. Simons Shopping
St. Simons is home to a wide variety of boutique shops, antique stores, beach gear and outdoor equipment stores, and of course Island gift and souvenir stores. Visit our shopping page for a full directory of all the shops you'll find on St. Simons Island.
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Jekyll Island, Georgia
Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island was once an exclusive winter retreat for some of America's wealthiest families. Their exclusive Jekyll Island Club, a collection of "cottages" and a variety of support structures are now a National Historic Landmark, the Historic District is open to the public. Today, owned by the State of Georgia, the island retains much of its natural beauty and offers a wealth of amenities and activities including 63 holes of golf, beautiful beaches, 20 miles of bike paths, mini-golf, nature tours and Summer Waves Water Park.
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