Attractions

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island is an unspoiled paradise. A campers' fantasy, place for family day trips and secluded retreat for couples – it's no wonder the wealthy Carnegie family used Cumberlan…
Ruins in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Dungeness Ruins

This derelict, but spectacular, mansion was built by Thomas Carnegie and his wife, Lucy, in 1884. It became the base of a vibrant social scene, a semitropical setting where senators, statesmen and celebrities were h…
Beach in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Cumberland Island Beach

Cumberland Island's pristine, expansive and almost-empty beach runs for 17 miles. There's ample opportunity to see wildlife here. Look out for osprey, loggerhead turtles, ghost crabs and enormous horseshoe crabs. Sw…
Museum in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum

If you have time to spare after checking in for the ferry, this little museum offers some background info on the area's military history, plus early settlers – indigenous tribes, African Americans, plus the Stafford…
Museum in Cumberland Island & St Marys

St Marys Submarine Museum

Learn about St Marys 'Silent Service' through a collection of 20,000 artifacts, including vintage submarine equipment, war relics and deep-sea diving suits.
Museum in Cumberland Island & St Marys

Ice House Museum

Used by the Carnegies to store ice, which was cut from frozen ponds and lakes in the winter months. The structure is now a small museum with information about the island and Carnegie era.