Category Archives: Georgia

Five tips to make your Coasting trip even better!

  At the end of our Coasting adventure, we drove home talking about our best takeaways — from our favorite foodie places to the best beaches along the Atlantic.  Mostly we differed when talking about “besties,” but we agreed on … Continue reading

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Coasting: That “old money” feel of Jekyll Island

Our Coasting series continues with a short one-day trip to Jekyll Island, one of four barrier islands in Georgia. Although Jekyll can boast of lovely marshes, moss-draped live oaks, and quiet beaches, it was the historically lavish lifestyle of the … Continue reading

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Coasting: Three reasons to stroll through Fort Frederica on St. Simons

You may think that visiting a fort would be at the bottom of your to-do list when coasting.  After all, beaches beckon.  Or pastimes — shopping, fishing, golfing, and the like — call you to while away your leisure hours. … Continue reading

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Coasting: The serenity of Christ Church on St. Simons Island

Known as one of America’s most beautiful churches, Christ Church offers a serene place of worship on St. Simons Island, Georgia.  Surrounded by trees draped with delicate Spanish moss, Christ Church, an active Episcopalian congregation, is a tribute to the … Continue reading

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Coasting: Beautiful St. Simons Island

Although leaving Tybee Island, the subject of our previous post, was a downer, our second island hop on the Georgia and Florida coastal town tour landed us on one of the four barrier islands in the Golden Isles — St. … Continue reading

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Coasting: The laid-back vibes of Tybee Island

In this first in a series of posts (See Goin’ Coastal) about our side trips to coastal areas in Georgia and Florida headed to the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, we’re moving straightforward from Knoxville, Tennessee, toward the lovely, laid-back Tybee Island. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth

Even a trip Down South can be a bit chilly if you’re traveling in December.  And so it was this week in Tybee Island, Georgia — drizzly rain, brisk winds, gray skies.  It was hard to find a little warmth unless … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Minimalist

The Tybee Island Lighthouse on the Georgia coast stands tall as an enduring beacon of light for seagoing vessels.  Starkly simplistic in design, the lighthouse is known for its bands of black and white which have recently been painted as … Continue reading

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