Attractions Near Our Hotel

While most guests who book their best hotel deals through Holiday Inn Express St. Simons Island are here to enjoy our idyllic beaches, you’ll find plenty to see and do when you stay with us. Our beaches may be hard to beat, but you’ll also be able to find plenty of historic offerings, outdoor adventures, and great local shops and eateries to enjoy, with most area hot spots within close proximity to our hotel.
No matter where your trip is taking you, you’ll find convenient access to most area attractions, many of which are within walking distance. Whether you’re looking for a simple day at the beach, a fascinating and entertaining day of sightseeing, or climbing up the St. Simons Lighthouse for the best views around, you’ll find something for everyone to love when you stay here. And once you’ve finished exploring for the day, you’ll have a relaxing outdoor pool to cool off in before your best night’s sleep.

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Sea shore of Saint Simons

The Beach

The beaches of St. Simons Island offer unprecedented views of the ocean with light sandy beaches, gorgeous sunsets, and plenty of room to tan, walk, and swim. And when you stay at Holiday inn Express St. Simons Island, you’ll be fewer than three miles from the beach, putting you closer to relaxation. Whether you want to stay all day or just for a few hours, you’ll be close to your comfortable hotel room for less, all without having to sacrifice quality or convenience.

Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island

One of the biggest draws of St. Simons Island is our neighbors directly south at Jekyll Island. Like St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island combines the beauty of Georgia’s nature with sandy beaches. Best of all, it’s only 17.8 miles away from the Holiday Inn Express St. Simons Island.

Jekyll Island is home to lush southern trees, many species of marine life including sea turtles, and historic buildings. From learning about our great area to simply enjoying the views, you’ll love your time at Jekyll Island.

St. Simon Light House

St. Simmons Lighthouse

One of the more distinct sightseeing hotspots on St. Simons Island is the St. Simons Lighthouse. Just three miles away from your stay at Holiday Inn Express St. Simons Island, you’ll find the historic lighthouse reaching 104 feet up into the air. Guests are welcomed to take the trek to the top to see the best views on the island, as well as enjoy the museum.

The original lighthouse was constructed in 1872, and was lovingly restored in 1975. This historic site is operated by the local Coastal Georgia Historical Society and has been an accredited AAM museum space since 1999.

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