Celebrating Our Favorite Spots Along Georgia’s Treasured Coast

Our favorite Miles

Our Favorite Miles:

From Forsyth Park in Savannah to the banks of the Satilla River, our coast has it all.

SSI-Marina-SunsetWhat do you love most about our coast? What special memories have you created with friends and family, on paths well-traveled or in those secret hideaways that no one else knows?

Each of us at One Hundred Miles has our own cherished spot tucked away along our 100 miles. These “favorite miles” capture the beauty and vibrancy of our coast in ways big and small. It is these connections that drive us in our work, each and every day.

Read about our staffs’ most-loved places – then share your own! If you’d like your favorite mile to be featured in an upcoming newsletter, please email [email protected].


Megan’s Favorite Mile: Forsyth Park, Savannah

Forsyth Park in downtown Savannah is a hub of community activities ranging from concerts to weddings to sporting events. It’s a place where both residents and tourists go to support local businesses and learn about Savannah’s history. And it’s a place that welcomed me immediately…

Alice’s Favorite Mile: the Satilla River

Black water, white sandbars, meandering banks and creeks: nothing beats an upland mile on the Satilla River…

Catherine’s Favorite Mile: Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

I love Driftwood beach on Jekyll Island more than any place in the world. The sand, waves, and overturned oaks hold some of the most wonderful memories of my life: walking my black lab down the beach as he dug holes in search of ghost crabs, the rising tides and dolphins out in the surf, and combing the beach at night in search of nesting sea turtles…

Kelly’s Favorite Mile: Gould’s Inlet, St. Simons Island

My favorite view of Gould’s Inlet is from the front of my mom’s kayak as we’re pushing against the waves. The incoming tide creates a close-knit, shorebird sanctuary for pelicans, black skimmers, piping plovers, oystercatchers, dunlins, and seagulls alike…

Judi’s Favorite Mile: Cumberland Island, Georgia 

A sense of history pervades the island, particularly around the Dungeness ruins. From the earliest times of indigenous peoples to Nathaniel Greene to Robert Stafford’s plantation, to Thomas and Lucy Carnegie and to the Candlers and their descendants, there is much to learn about its rich history …