Discovery Getaways

Discover your inner photographer, artist, or adventurer in The Golden Isles.

Classes at Glynn Visual Arts

Glynn Visual Arts

Visual Arts * Classes * Exhibitions * Festivals * Located at 106 Island Drive, Glynn Visual Arts (GVA) was established in 1953 and is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization serving as the community’s visual arts hub. The mission of Glynn Visual Arts is to promote the expression and appreciation of the visual arts. With a vision to be an open door to imagine, inspire and create, GVA offers classes in a variety of mediums including pottery, drawing, painting, jewelry, printmaking, photography, and more. GVA also offers exciting exhibitions, three arts festivals per year in the spring, fall and at holiday time as well as a gift shop which carries a variety of original handmade artisan made goods. For more information call 912-638-8770 or visit

Art Gallery Exhibits

Art Gallery Exhibits

Find works by local and visiting artists throughout the Golden Isles.  St. Simons Island - visit, or
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Fun + creative family activities on St. Simons Island, Georgia

The Tinted Tide: Pottery Painting + more

The Tinted Tide is a paint-your-own pottery studio located here on Saint Simons Island that offers walk-in pottery painting Monday through Saturday. They host lots of fun classes in other art mediums too! In addition to walk-ins, classes, and kids camps-you’ll find space to host parties and all kinds of group events. Click here for more info, including the complete list of offerings.

Lady Jane Underway

Shrimpin' aboard the "Lady Jane" with Captain Larry Credle

Traveling through the scenic Marshes of Glynn south of St Simons Sound you will see abundant wildlife including dolphin, seagulls, and pelicans. Experience the life of a fisherman hands on. You will be able to see AND touch whatever is caught that day- sharks, crabs, fish, and all sorts of sea life. Two hour tours depart daily from the Brunswick docks less than a mile from the St. Simons causeway. Click to view the YouTube video here. This is a very popular attraction, and trips fill up quickly.  Click the green button on the picture to reserve your spot today!

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Bike Trails on St. Simons Island

Bike Trails

A paved network of winding bike paths (ideal for walking and jogging, too) is a great way to get to most anywhere on St. Simons Island. Bike rentals are available at Ocean Motion Surf Shop (just around the corner from the Resort) and elsewhere on the island. Infant seats and Trail-a-bikes available as well. Rent by 1/2 day, full day, or for your entire stay. Call 912-638-5225 for more information. Bike rentals are also available at Wheel Fun Rentals. They have many unique bikes including surreys that hold up to 9 adults. Call 912-635-9801.

Coastal Outdoor Adventures

Coastal Outdoor Adventures

Captain Brooks Good has over 25 years of experience fishing and plying the coastal offshore waters of the Golden Isles. Additionally, he has a background in Marine Science and Wildlife Biology, and has worked for over 10 years as a professional biologist on the Georgia Coast. Coastal Outdoor Adventures offers Eco-Tours, Charter Fishing, Kid's Camps, and more. Visit for more information.

Kayak Tours on St. Simons Island

Southeast Adventure Outfitters

Join the experienced local guides at Southeast Adventure Outfitters as you discover the many rivers, creeks and marshes kayaking St. Simons and Sea Islands and the Brunswick area. They teach the skills needed to safely enjoy the sport as you watch the abundant wildlife in the marshes, rivers and on the beaches. Tours include 2-hour trips through the Marshes of Glynn, a 3-hour trip around St. Simons, and full day trips on the Altamaha and Satilla Rivers. Everyone will enjoy the stable, expedition quality sea-kayaks used on their trips. Click to view the YouTube video here.

Barry's Beach Service

Barry's Beach Service

Barry's Beach Service, with several locations including the beach right in front of the resort, offers paddleboards, sea kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, fun cycles and more! Kayak tours, sailing lessons and paddleboard lessons are also available. Click here or call 912-638-8053 for prices and more information. 

Georgia Beachwalk Nature Programs

Georgia Beachwalk Nature Programs

Explore what life is all about at the shore from sea oats to seashells, and shorebirds to sand dollars. Also encounter fiddlers, periwinkles, marsh grass, and more at the muddy salt marsh! Call 912-266-2473 or email for more information.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Jekyll Island, Georgia

Visitors to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center explore interactive exhibits on sea turtle biology, conservation, rehabilitation, and the sea turtle's amazing journey from egg to adulthood. A large viewing window into the treatment area and an elevated walkway into the rehabilitation pavilion allow visitors to watch veterinary care of injured and ill turtles and learn more about the patients. Admission fee varies with age; Hours as follows: December - February: Tues. - Sun. 9 am to 5 pm, closed Mondays; March - November: Tues. - Sun. 9 am to 5 pm, Mondays 10 am to 2 pm. Click to view the YouTube video here.

Horseback Riding on St. Simons Island

Horseback Riding

The Resort may arrange trail rides for guests at a local private equestrian center. The center offers beach rides, natural history rides, and wooded trail rides.

Shooting School on St. Simons Island

Shooting School

The Resort may arrange lessons for guests at a local private shooting school. The school specializes in skeet, trap, and five-stand sporting clays. A ten-station sporting clays course is available