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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: 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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