Georgia has got to be home to the friendliest crew of surfers on the East Coast. That good ol' Southern hospitality is strong in the surfing community because they rarely have anything much to offer the traveler in the wave department. When there is enough swell to make it in over the shelf, a few spots around Tybee Island and St Simons Island will serve up average-to-good beachbreak surf, occasionally with a little power, but there is very little easy access to the lion's share of Georgia's coastline. Tales of long sandspits and peeling waves off some of the uninhabited islands aren't necessarily groundless. Armed with a boat and a lot of time, discoveries are possible among the wildlife refuges of Georgia's barrier islands, but the fickle nature of the area will deter all but the most intrepid explorers.