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St. Marys Welcome Center

400 Osborne St, St. Marys, GA 31558-8417
+1 800-868-8687
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Great place to start your visit.

Outstanding National Park service installation that is the boarding point for the ferry over to... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Ellenwood, Georgia
Very helpful

Very helpful staff. They know the area and can help find appropriate activities for you and your... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Tim A
via mobile
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Official source for hotel and attraction information in St. Marys, Georgia. St. Marys is the Gateway to Cumberland Island. Open 7 days a week. Center is a service of the St. Marys Convention & Visitors Bureau whose mission is to promote St. Marys as a desirable tourist destination, increase economic impact and foster a quality visitor experience to benefit the city.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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400 Osborne St, St. Marys, GA 31558-8417
+1 800-868-8687
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Outstanding National Park service installation that is the boarding point for the ferry over to Cumberland. Good museum , shady porch , great staff, great location , so helpful.

Thank Mog3
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Very helpful staff. They know the area and can help find appropriate activities for you and your family/ friends

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Welcome Center was one of our first stops after we checked into the Goodbread House --I recommend Goodbread, especially if you travel with a pet. We found maps and helpful information about cafes, restaurants, shops and more.

Thank TravelAndTrips
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Just returned from a trip to St Mary's Georgia, and the charming Cumberland Island. Had a great trip, guide, and a funny stay at the old hotel. Our guide Mike Fulford took us on a 5 hour + tour and covered everything that has ever...More

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a must stop if you are new (or even if you’re old) to St. Marys. The Welcome Center right in the center of the St. Marys Historic District, and it is full of brochures, information, a self-guided walking tour map and the most...More

1  Thank G8T0RGAL
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The ladies here were so helpful. We were give. Free state driving maps and information on good local homemade cooking restaurants. There was also a Peach World stand in there advertising and giving out samples. We later stopped there. Very helpful and nice!!

Thank IslandGirlTraveler
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

It is an extremely small but cute welcome center. The woman working was really sweet and full of southern hospitality. She was helpful in telling my friend and I were to stay on our next visit.

Thank LeVoyageGal
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at the visitor center for some information on St Mary's. The hostess was very informative and helpful in planning on what to see. St Marys is a charming town! Well with a visit.

Thank Toni D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The visitor center staff were very helpful to point out places of interest and provide a walking map. Visited two very old churches nearby. Both were well maintained and historical.

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

You should stop here first! Willing to share all they know about the community and surrounding area. We stopped in twice and met two different ladies who were each so very helpful to us. A week in St. Mary's wasn't long enough. Thank you for...More

Thank rcrsteph
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