There is a beautiful Historical District and many good books have been written relating to the history.
There are beaches for walking people and dogs completely around the island. There is a Turtle Recovery Hospital, camping ground, fishing pier, 4H and Nature Center. Paved walking and biking trails go completely around the island. The ocean is not good for swimming; but the hotels have pools open in the summer. Picnic tables are abundant around the island with setups for outdoor cooking. Stores are limited, so families wishing to save money should bring supplies from the mainland - Brunswick, GA.