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!
New Georgia Encyclopedia entry on St. Simons Island
(This entry provides links to related articles and information about the island.)
Urban Spoon’s list of St. Simons restaurants, rated
Ditto for Trip Advisor
List of local shops
Winn-Dixie (220 Retreat Vlg)
Harris Teeter (600 Sea Island Rd, #23)
St Simons Drug Co (209 Longview Plaza Driveway)
CVS (1650 Frederica Road and 30 Market Street)
St. Simons Lighthouse
Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum
Wheel Fun Rentals (bike rentals)
St. Simons Island Trolley Tours
Fort Frederica National Monument
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.
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..