Local Area Attractions Near Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA Holiday

We are conveniently located at the I-95 Exit for the Ferry to Cumberland Island Seashore and historic St. Marys, Ga.
Amelia Island Beaches are 25 miles away. Or Head south to Jacksonville Zoo (20 Miles) or the Jacksonville Landing and all the city has to over (30 Minutes).

Cumberland Island National Seashore
Cumberland Island National Seashore

Cumberland Island National Seashore is the largest and southernmost barrier island in Georgia, offering guests over 17 miles of secluded white, sandy beaches. Wild horses and other island wildlife roam freely throughout the ruins and along the beach. Glimpses of the Carnegie lifestyle can be easily imagined throughout the ruins of Dungeness, abandoned luxury vehicles, Plum Orchard, and Greyfield Inn. Located just off the Georgia Coast of St. Marys. Island is accessible by ferry only. Reservations for the ferry are recommended.

113 W St Marys St

St Marys, GA 31558

912-882-4335

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St Marys Submarine Museum
St Marys Submarine Museum

This is where history comes alive with a wide variety of pictures, paintings, models, artifacts and rare historical documents, some of which have not been made available to the general public.  While you are visiting the museum, and taking in the voluminous amount of exhibits, you can operate a real submarine Type 2 periscope to view the beautiful St. Mary's waterfront and beyond.

102 St. Mays Street West

St. Marys, GA 31558

912-882-2782

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Fort Clinch State Park
Fort Clinch State Park

History meets nature at Fort Clinch State Park. Whether you're a history buff, nature lover or a bit of both, enjoy exploring the unique natural and historic resources of this pristine park.

2601 Atlantic Ave

Fernandina Beach, FL 32097

904-277-7274

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Georgia Coastal Railway
Georgia Coastal Railway

Immerse yourself in history, fun and adventure as you travel the rails from Historic St. Marys, Georgia, through scenic woodlands and marshlands. Your 1 hour and 15 minute excursion brings you face to face with yesteryear, nature, and some great entertainment. Whether you're riding in a vintage 1950's passenger car, on the open-air rail cars or experiencing an authentic locomotive or caboose ride, you never know what you'll discover along the way!

1000 Osborne St

St Marys, GA 31558

904-370-3744

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St. Marys Aquatic Center
St. Marys Aquatic Center

7 acre recreational swimming facility located in Southeast Georgia. 3 separate water attractions including a lazy river, interactive children's play area, and a lap pool with a 2 story twister slide. owned and operated by the City of St. Marys. Concessions, Gift Shop, lockers, restrooms and changing areas all on site.

301 Herb Bauer Drive

St Marys, GA 31558

312-673-8118

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Local Area Recreation Near Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA Holiday

Biking & Birding

Biking & Birding

Many of the best locations combine these two past times. View a kaleidoscope of birds along the varied lands and waters that comprise the Colonial Coast Birding Trail. More than 300 species of birds have been sighted at the 18 sites along the birding trail. Trail sites in and around Kingsland include Cumberland Island National Seashore, Crooked River State Park and Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

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700+ Holes of Golf

700+ Holes of Golf

700+ holes of golf within one hour year around!  LAUREL ISLAND LINKS, TRIDENT LAKES GOLF and SANCTUARY COVE in Camden County Georgia, hundreds more within one hour.

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Walk in History

Walk in History

Submarines-Museums-Sugar Mill Ruins-War of 1812-Cumberland IslandTake a walk through history from an Antebellum mansion to one of the first industrial sites in Georgia, along the way learn about the mysteries of the deep, the rich and famous of Cumberland Island and the last battle of the War of 1812.

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Play on the Water

Play on the Water

Diving, kayaking, paddleboards or fishing, what's on your list? The appeal of our area is obvious to those who love the water!  The Kingsland Georgia area is home to Cumberland Island, has three Freshwater rivers and offers easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway which leads to endless boating destinations up and down the Southeast Coast.

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