Beautiful marshlands, sandy beaches, and breathtakingly beautiful views await you this summer in the beautiful Golden Isles area of Georgia, which are located about an hour south of Savannah and about 30 minutes east of our Bed and Breakfast. These pristine stretches of Georgia coastline are the perfect place to unwind, relax, and enjoy these warm summer months. Here, you’ll find incomparable natural beauty and a healthy dose of Southern charm and hospitality that will bring you to our shores over and over again. If you’re up for a little adventure and exploration, there are some great biking trails and bike rentals on the islands; the perfect activity to enjoy on a day trip to the islands themselves. Book your room at the Horse Stamp Inn today, where our 16 secluded acres surrounded by gorgeous trees and amenities feels like a relaxing retreat, but offers the convenience of a Bed and Breakfast.
Biking Trails in the Golden Isles
If you’re looking for a way to truly see, and more importantly get a feel for what life in the Golden Isles is really about, then consider biking the trails that circumnavigate the islands. From the moment you start pedaling down one of the country roads, you’ll immediately feel the difference. The sea air is exhilarating, and the fresh air pumping through your lungs will ease away any stress you may have left in your body. The pathways will meander through winding trails deep inside maritime forests covered with idyllic tree canopies, and over the expansive marshes where you can enjoy views unlike any you’ve seen before.This is what biking the Golden Isles is all about, and on St. Simons and Jekyll Islands alone, there are over 50 miles of trails to explore.
St. Simons Island Biking Trails
St. Simons Island boasts a great network of newly built biking trails, which includes over 30 miles of bike paths encircling the island, and a scenic path that connects St. Simons Island to Sea Island. There are several different routes and itineraries you can take depending on your time and interests, but here are a few sights you could see along the way:
- Fort Frederica
- St. Simons Island Lighthouse
- Bloody Marsh Battle Site
- Redfern District, great for shopping and dining
- John Gilbert Nature Trail, where you’ll want to hop off your bike and explore on foot
- Christ Church
Jekyll Island Biking Trails
On Jekyll Island, there are about 25 miles of paved biking trails that allow for exploration of a broad range of scenery. Trails lead from beaches and maritime forests, to the Historic Landmark District and many picnic areas in between. Sights you’ll see include:
- Great Dunes Park
- Beach Village, a great place for shopping and dining
- Driftwood Beach
- Clam Creek Picnic Area
- Horton House
- Jekyll Island Historic District
- Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Biking around these beautiful islands is just one way to enjoy Georgia’s picturesque Golden Isles, and the only way to discover some of the island’s best-kept secrets. Take in the diverse landscapes, and and gain a greater appreciation for island time. Of course, you can always choose to sit back, relax, and take in the summer sun at our beautiful Inn as well. Our stunning property features a fresh water fishing pond, an outdoor pool, a firepit, and hospitality that simply can’t be beat. Come experience life at the Horse Stamp Inn this summer: You’ll never want to leave! Book your accommodations at our luxury Bed and Breakfast today.