Snowbirds often like to escape to yesteryear, St. Marys, Georgia is a place of intriguing history, romance, adventure, quaint shops, and gentle pleasures. White picket fences and charming Victorian Inns, majestic magnolias and stately live oaks, fragrant salt air and alluring waters.
Historic St. Marys is located on the southernmost tip of Georgia. St. Marys has pleasureful recreation from fishing and boating to swimming and golf. The St.Marys historic seaside village waterfront is the departure point for day trips to the remarkable natural glories of Cumberland Island National Seashore.
Cumberland Island contains four major historic districts and 87 structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as the oldest known ceramics in North America and shell middens from early natives.
Exciting side trips to Savannah, St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, St. Augustine, and Jacksonville make this a perfect area for snowbirds. For many, the submarine base is a great place to visit.
The Toonerville Trolley nationally-syndicated strip featured many local personalities who used this railcar to commute from St. Marys to Kingsland in the late 1920s. Visitors can view the glass-encased trolley next to St. Marys Welcome Center at 406 Osborne Street. See you in the funny papers! This saying originated by Roy Crane in his 1935 Wash Tubbs & Easy comic strip.
Friendly smiles from gentle people, quaint and serene hospitality awaits you. Beautiful sunrises and stunning sunsets will warm your heart. If your like many folks, you may leave St. Marys, but St. Marys will never leave you.