Georgia July 11, 2017
Wild Horses, Deserted Beaches, And 10 Other Gems You’ll Find On Georgia’s Most Enchanting Island
Cumberland Island is one of the most respected and preserved places on the planet. Full of coastal charm and somewhat of a pain to get to, there is so much beauty and enchantment on this island, it’s easy to understand what all the fuss is about. Take a look at the wild horses who roam about, the deserted beaches and all the allure they hold, and some other gems that you will be able to explore on this treasured Georgia island.
1. The wild horses that roam Cumberland Island surely are a sight to see.
Never would you imagine just how graceful and free these horses could be until you see them roaming their natural habitat with ease.
2. Setting up camp right next to the water.
There aren't too many places in the state that offers a beach campsite secluded from everything. Waking up with the sun has never looked better.
3. Finding seashells along the coast.
It's always impressive the type of seashells you find on Cumberland Island. Unique and special in their own way.
4. Deserted beaches are 100% possible.
While many other beaches in Georgia seem flooded with people, Cumberland Island often has beaches completely devoid of human life, which end up making the best photo opportunities.
5. Hiking through the Spanish Oaks is an experience unto itself.
The trees that flourish on Cumberland Island are truly a marvel. Dripping with Spanish Moss and absolute beauty--you can't find nature like this anywhere else.
6. Little creatures scurrying about.
Whether crabs, raccoons, snakes, or turtles, Cumberland Island is where they call home. Get ready to see a plethora of wildlife.
7. The Dungeness Ruins are a marvel.
Not only seeing the ruins in person, but also learning the history behind this fascinating mansion is quite a journey itself.
8. The little church where JFK Jr. was married.
John F. Kennedy Jr. was married to Carolyn Bessette on Cumberland Island, and the small, private church where they wed is still intact for all to see.
9. Sunrises reflecting off the water's edge are pure magic.
There aren't too many places where you can catch a sunrise that just completely illuminates everything around you.
10. The elite residents who once called Cumberland Island home.
It is interesting to see where the Carnegies had a vacation spot, or where some of the founders of the island resided.
11. The history which still stands today.
Cumberland Island is a fascination unto itself, with many calling the island one of the most treasured eco-systems on the east coast. Exploring the history and pride of the area is well worth the trip.
12. You never know what you'll see.
Feral pigs, dillapidated buildings, a family of white pelicans about to take flight--anything is possible at Cumberland Island.
Have you ever visited Cumberland Island? Share with us some of your favorite moments! Otherwise, if you’re interested in other Georgia coastal fun, check out
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