Day Tripping

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Georgia Day Trips from St. Simons Island

During your getaway on St. Simons Island, we encourage you to get out and explore the Georgia Coast. Plan a Georgia day trip from your Real Escapes Properties vacation rental and discover everything our region has to offer. Whether you want to visit the surrounding Golden Isles or the bustling cities of Savannah and Jacksonville, there is a destination for every interest!

Jekyll Island

St. Simons Island offers the perfect gateway to visiting the rest of the Golden Isles. Take the Jekyll Island Causeway to Jekyll Island, and spend the day playing at the secluded beaches, learning local history, and visiting the Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Cumberland Island is Georgia’s largest barrier island, accessible via ferry from the Mainland Visitor Center in St. Marys. This island is known for its pristine wilderness and rich history. Spend a day beachcombing, exploring the Dungeness Ruins, and hiking through maritime forests. 

Jacksonville, FL

St. Simons Island is approximately 80 miles from Jacksonville, around an hour and a half drive. Jacksonville boasts the largest urban park system in the nation, offering the perfect destination for outdoor lovers. Here are the top attractions in Jacksonville to put on your itinerary:


Savannah, GA

St. Simons Island is approximately 88 miles from Savannah, around an hour and 45 minute drive. Best known as the oldest city in Georgia, Savannah is an excellent destination for history buffs. Discover the top things to do in Savannah during your Georgia day trip:


Plan a Georgia Day Trip from Your St. Simons Vacation Rental

Choose Real Escapes Properties to host your getaway and plan a Georgia day trip from your St. Simons Island vacation rental. After a day of adventures, return to your beach cottage, home, or condo rental to unwind. Please contact us with any questions or if you would like assistance finding the right property!