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Golden Isles Welcome Center

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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These folks make it easy to get the most out of your Golden Isles visit. Locals who love their... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LD38
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Medford, NJ
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We have been to many, many tourist centers, but the two people working in this Welcome Center were... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
LSTMARK
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Fort Worth
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Whether it's your first time to Georgia's Golden Isles or your fifteenth time, our many information agents are here to assist you at the Golden Isles Welcome Center on St. Simons Island.
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529 Beachview Dr, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4705
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Reviewed 5 days ago

These folks make it easy to get the most out of your Golden Isles visit. Locals who love their hometowns are the best resources.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LD38
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We have been to many, many tourist centers, but the two people working in this Welcome Center were among the best anywhere. Their help saved us both time and money. Thank you!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LSTMARK
Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for stopping by our Welcome Center. We're so glad to know you found the information in our center and staff helpful. If we can ever do anything to assist with a future trip, please let us know. We hope to...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

A stop at the Visitor's Center is an excellent way to start a visit to the Island. There is plenty of information on what to see and do on the Island, and the staff is so friendly and helpful. There is also a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for stopping by our Welcome Center. We're so glad to know you found the information in our center and staff helpful. If we can ever do anything to assist with a future trip, please let us know. We hope to...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We started our time on Saint Simons here and were given good suggestions and plenty of materials to help us plan our activities. Bruce was there to help and his enthusiasm helped us feel like this vacation would be a winner.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherry L
Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hello! We're so glad Bruce was able to ensure you enjoyed your visit here in the Golden Isles! We love assisting visitors with planning their trip, and we're happy to know our service was helpful to you. Please come back and visit us again!

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Knowledgeable local staff helped us with information and recommendations that I think we would have been hard pressed to find online. All the local lore, sites to see, and rental info in one place. The first (and largest) of the "tree spirits" is located just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello! We're so glad we were able to ensure you enjoyed your visit here in the Golden Isles! We love assisting visitors with planning their trip, and we're happy to know our service was helpful to you. Please come back and visit us again!

Reviewed August 5, 2018

This place has a lot of information about the area and the staff is very helpful. My wife and I enjoyed talking with the staff and got a lot of good information about the area.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for stopping by our Welcome Center. We're so glad to know you found the information in our center and staff helpful. If we can ever do anything to assist with a future trip, please let us know. We hope to...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018

Helpful desk clerk called to see if Lighthouse Tours were taking customers and helped us secure a trip- good choice of books and welcome air conditioning

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi Betty- We're so happy to hear our staff answered all your questions! We hope you had a wonderful time on St. Simons Island, and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed July 4, 2018

It was so busy on July 4th that we couldn't get a parking spot. I ran in briefly to pick up a couple maps while my husband waited outside with his car running! The Center was very spacious and had tons of "stuff" but there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Hi Norma - Thank you so much for the valuable feedback. We strive to provide our visitors with the best quality experience. The 4th of July is a very popular time of year with all of the fun events in the Pier Village. We do...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We come to visit St. Simons Is most summers and stay with family. We wanted to find some new areas to explore. The gentleman who helped us was very knowledgeable and helpful with ideas!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Hello! We're so glad we were able to ensure you enjoyed your visit here in the Golden Isles! We love assisting visitors with planning their trip, and we're happy to know our service was helpful to you. Please come back and visit us again!

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by multiple times during our visit and chatted with different people. Everyone was very pleasant and informative. Don’t forget to pet Ruby the resident dog.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mary R, Manager at Golden Isles Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for stopping by our Welcome Center. We're so glad to know you found the information in our center helpful. Ruby loves to make new friends! We hope to see you again soon.

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