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.

Where to stay in Brunswick

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, 31520
The price is $93 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 18
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Brunswick. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (690 reviews)
"Large rooms. Did not overcharge for pet."

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Residence Inn by Marriott Brunswick
Residence Inn by Marriott Brunswick
3 out of 5
116 GATEWAY CENTER BLVD, Brunswick, GA, 31525
The price is $118 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 14
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Brunswick. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Glynn Place Mall and Selden ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (167 reviews)
Enjoyable Stay
"Enjoyable stay with space to be comfortable while working at the desk space or relaxing. Lots of storage for belongings. Bath area has lots of room to shower and get ready for the day. Will definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Brunswick
Courtyard by Marriott Brunswick
3 out of 5
580 Millennium Blvd, Brunswick, GA, 31525
The price is $94 per night from Oct 17 to Oct 18
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Brunswick. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (531 reviews)
"Television did not work (I reported this to front desk). Staff was very friendly and property was very clean."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

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.
Cozy Golden Isles River View Home
Cozy Golden Isles River View Home
Brunswick, GA
Stay at this vacation home in Brunswick. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a kitchen. Our guests praise the WiFi in our reviews. Popular attractions Blythe Island ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (50 reviews)
Nice and quiet!
"Mrs. Grabill was very nice. We didn't have any issues with our stay. Lovely place under all the oak trees."

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Unique Tiny House Living
Unique Tiny House Living
Brunswick, GA
Stay at this vacation home in Brunswick. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and private yards. Popular attractions Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park and Brunswick City ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (80 reviews)
Lovely stay
"This was our second year staying at this property. My husband likes to come in August for his birthday weekend. We love how close it is to Jeckyll Island. This place is perfect for a dog. The property owner is kind and easy to work with. We will likely be back again!"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

Lively Oaks Estate
Lively Oaks Estate
Brunswick, GA
Stay at this vacation home in Brunswick. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park and Brunswick City Hall ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (32 reviews)
At Home in Brunswick
"It's a divine gift to find the comfort of home in someone else's residence. That search ended with my stay at Lively Oak Estate. Not only did I sleep soundly and enjoy its peaceful and magical setting, I also found the location to be ideal for all I had to do in the Brunswick, St. Simon, and Sea ..."

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

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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