Top 10 Boredom Busters In and Around Sandbridge Beach

Boredom Busters
With summer fun behind us and the excitement of the holidays still weeks away, things can get a little boring at home in the fall. If you’re in need of a boredom-busting adventure, head to Sandbridge Beach. Fall in Sandbridge Beach offers some unique opportunities. Here are some of our favorite fall adventures in Sandbridge Beach.

See Back Bay From the Water

There’s something special about seeing Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge from the water. Fall is quiet — the right time to enjoy watersports and tours. Always wanted to learn to paddleboard or surf? Come on down.

Kayak the Tributaries

Rent a canoe or kayak from Surf & Adventure Co. and take their two-hour guided tour of the quiet tributaries that run through the refuge to the Atlantic Ocean. Your guide will help you identify all the magnificent birds and wildlife that become active in cooler temperatures.

Ocean Kayaking

If you’re feeling more adventurous, take an ocean kayak tour. You’ll likely spot dolphins and pelagic birds as you cruise the quiet waters of the coast. For a special treat, book the Blue Pete’s kayak tour. This one-way paddle begins in Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and ends at Blue Pete’s restaurant around sunset. Have dinner, then catch your ride back to your car at the refuge.

Learn to Surf or Paddleboard

Waters around Sandbridge Beach are still warm enough in early fall to surf or paddleboard, though you might want to rent a thin wetsuit. Sandbridge Beach has gentle waves and a sandy bottom, making it the ideal place for beginning paddleboarders or surfers. You can rent surfboards and paddleboards by the day or week, and some outfitters even deliver right to your cottage.

Hike Off the Beaten Path

Hike or Camp False Cape State Park

The East and West Dike Trail to False Cape State Park is open until October 31. False Cape State Park is accessible only by foot or by boat, so this is a truly special bucket list trip. There are a few primitive campsites in the park, and staying overnight allows visitors to experience the absolute quiet and stunning starlight displays that day visitors miss. False Cape also features the ruins of a church and cemetery that are worth exploring.

Prefer a bed to a sleeping bag? Day hikers who take the 7.6-mile coastal trail hike in Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge can see white-tailed deer, multiple species of birds, migrating waterfowl, foxes, rabbits, and the occasional sea turtle. This hike will take you through diverse ecologies such as beaches, sand dunes, fields, marshes, and woodlands so you can kiss boredom goodbye.

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A Touchable Wild Horse!We have seen a lot of photos here on Memory Monday
over the past, but we have to say this picture is one of the grandest sand are photos we have ever seen.
  In fact, we would nominate this picture as one of the best sand sculptures of all time!We don’t know about you, but we have declared that Winter is over, Spring is here, and we are ready for
Summer!!!!   This picture gets us in the mood for summer.This week’s Memory
Monday photo submission comes from Steven Cumor of Sparks, Maryland who stayed with us last August.As he said in his e-mail…..”Here’s a wild pony that you can approach within 50 feet!”

Easy Horsey!

Thanks Steven for your Monday Monday
photo submission this one is an all time great!All the best from the beach!By Tim Cafferty, President,
Sandbridge Blue Realty Services