Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Get Ready for St. Simons!



Hi everyone! If you're looking forward to this year's annual meeting in St. Simons as much as we (the local arrangements committee) are, you'll want to know in advance what the island has to offer outside of our excellent roster of speakers. Below you'll find links about dining, shopping, and tourism on the island. If you happen to be a St. Simons insider, please leave additional recommendations in the comments section!

HISTORY
New Georgia Encyclopedia entry on St. Simons Island
(This entry provides links to related articles and information about the island.)

DINING
Urban Spoon's list of St. Simons restaurants, rated
Ditto for Trip Advisor

SHOPPING
List of local shops

GROCERY STORES
Winn-Dixie (220 Retreat Vlg)
Harris Teeter (600 Sea Island Rd, #23)

DRUG STORES
St Simons Drug Co (209 Longview Plaza Driveway)
CVS (1650 Frederica Road and 30 Market Street)

SIGHTSEEING/TOURS/RECREATION
St. Simons Lighthouse

Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum

Wheel Fun Rentals (bike rentals)

Left Bank Art Gallery

St. Simons Island Trolley Tours

Fort Frederica National Monument

Salt Marsh Nature Tours

 Shrimping Excursions aboard the Lady Jane

Calendar of events, November 5-11

Explore St. Simons Island and Visit St. Simons Island both have lots of suggestions for visitors, too.

Image courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society.

1 comment:

Anne Graham said...

If you're a vegetarian, I can recommend Bubba Garcia's. They have a great vegetarian burrito. I can also recommend the Island Mocha, which includes a touch of coconut, at the Wake Up Coffee Company..