St. Simons is a charming island just off the Georgia coast, known for its salt marshes and fantastic beaches, as well as its long and often complex history. Head to the St. Simons Lighthouse, which was rebuilt in 1872 after its destruction in the Civil War. At one point voted one of the most romantic destinations in the country, it is easy to see why when you visit and experience its unique blend of history, culture, Southern charm, pristine nature. Explore the town, filled with beautiful live Southern Oaks draped with Spanish moss, golf courses, spas, salons, and restaurants. Or head off on a chartered fishing trip, or go fishing at St. Simons Pier, where you can also see incredible views of Jekyll Island and, if you're lucky, even spot migrating whales.