Brunswick, GA

Travel Guide
Jekyll Island showing flowers and a house

Just a stone’s throwfrom the Intracoastal Waterway, this port city is known for its seafood and wasonce dubbed the Shrimp Capital of the World.

On the tip of the peninsula next to theTurtle and East rivers, Brunswick is known as the gateway to theIntracoastal Waterway. This small, south Georgian city is just ashort drive north of the Florida border on the Atlantic Ocean coast. While manyuse the city as a launching pad to explore the nearby Saint Simons and Jekyll islands,the city itself has a prospering cultural community and a historic old town. Itoffers a refreshing perspective on traditional Southern cuisine.

Visit the docks today to see the economic heart of the region. Brunswick was founded in the 18th centurybut experienced most of its growth during the mid-20th century. ThroughoutWorld War II the city boomed as a pivotal port and one of the nation’s largestshipbuilding yards, contributing to the war effort. While used mostly by cargo ships, the thriving fishing industry in the area today contributes to some of the localdelicacies.

Find cozy restaurants and bars filled withfriendly locals in the Old Town. Sit down for a bowl of Brunswick stew, atomato-based dish that contains beans, corn, okra and vegetables. Traditionallythe dish contained rabbit or squirrel, but today you’ll find chicken and porkat most establishments. Dine in one of Brunswick’s popular seafood restaurantsto see why the city was once dubbed the “Shrimp Capital of the World.” Explorethe Old Town to discover the ornate architecture of the Old Brunswick City Hallor take in a performance at the Ritz Theatre.

Get around the city by renting a car fromone of the major rental franchises found in the city center or by catching thelocal bus lines which serve the city. Brunswick has its own airport with dailyflights from Atlanta, but most choose to drive from Jacksonville or Savannah,both less than two hours away.

Best Western Plus Brunswick Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Brunswick Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
126 Venture Dr, Brunswick, GA
The price is $74 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Situated in Brunswick, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Glynn Place Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of Selden Park and Little River. Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ...
4.1/5Very Good! (964 reviews)
"Room was clean and front desk staff was friendly. Didn’t go to the breakfast."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Best Western Plus Brunswick Inn & Suites
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Brunswick/Golden Isles
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Brunswick/Golden Isles
2.5 out of 5
100 Capital Square Drive, Brunswick, GA
The price is $77 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Glynco, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Glynn Place Mall and within 9 mi (15 km) of Selden Park and Little River. Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (299 reviews)
"The property for the most part is updated and clean. We always pick this property when traveling in the area because it is pet friendly and the staff is always nice. The only negative say is someone made a huge nasty mess next to the elevators and even though the front desk had been told by more ..."

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Brunswick/Golden Isles
Hilton Garden Inn Brunswick
Hilton Garden Inn Brunswick
3 out of 5
475 Millennium Boulevard, Brunswick, GA
The price is $114 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in Brunswick, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Glynn Place Mall and within 9 mi (15 km) of Selden Park and Little River. Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (126 reviews)
"The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is very clean and beautiful."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Brunswick
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Cozy Golden Isles River View Home
Cozy Golden Isles River View Home
Brunswick, GA
The price is $68 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Situated in Brunswick, this vacation home is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Blythe Island State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Glynn Place Mall and James Oglethorpe Monument. ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (34 reviews)
Possibly stay there again
"Very nice place. Only complaint is taking a shower the water would go from hot to cold and back to hot then cold the entire time in the shower"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Cozy Golden Isles River View Home
Home2 Suites by Hilton Brunswick
Home2 Suites by Hilton Brunswick
3 out of 5
475 Millennium Boulevard, Brunswick, GA
The price is $129 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Situated in Brunswick, this aparthotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Glynn Place Mall and within 9 mi (15 km) of Selden Park and Little River. Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (85 reviews)
"Everything new"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Brunswick
Unique Tiny House Living
Unique Tiny House Living
Brunswick, GA
The price is $99 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 13
Situated in Brunswick, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park, Brunswick City Hall, and SoGlo Gallery Brunswick Actors' Theatre. ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Perfect little getaway!
"Perfect little getaway for the wife and I with our black lab. The fenced in yard was perfect for our lab along with the dog park and marshside grill within walking distance. Jekyll was only about a 10 minute ride and downtown Brunswick also minutes away. A little gem we will definitely be back for ..."

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2021

Unique Tiny House Living
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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