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Okefenokee Cottage

Furnished Vacation Rental

The Okefenokee Cottage is a furnished vacation rental that serves as the perfect central base for exploring train watching, the Okefenokee Swamp and coastal Georgia and northeast Florida.


Come and stay for a day or a few months - there are plenty of destinations within an hour radius of your home away from home!

Okefenokee Cottage



  • Livingroom into the Diningroom
  • Bedroom
  • Another Bedroom
  • Kitchen




Come unwind at the Okefenokee Cottage and discover southeast Georgia your own way. Just three blocks from Whistlin' Dixie on Main Street and the popular Folkston Funnel Train Watching Platform, it's a great place to connect with our small town atmosphere. Stroll the streets to view historical buildings and landmarks of the town. Meet up with other enthusiastic train watchers from all over the world to watch numerous trains pass by the funnel platform.

Canoeing opportunities abound with the St Marys River accessible at many landings in the area and the world-renowned Okefenokee Swamp only seven miles from the front door. The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge offers hiking trails, a visitor center for interpretation of the natural wonders of the swamp, canoe and boat rentals, and swamp tours. Charlton County also offers lightly-traveled and dirt roads for many miles of biking adventures.

Make Okefenokee Cottage your base as you explore further to the coast. Historic St Marys and the coastal islands of Cumberland, Jekyll, and St Simons are easily accessible from Folkston, making them excellent day trips from the cottage. Return to Okefenokee Cottage with all its amenities for preparing your own culinary delights or take advantage of the southern hospitality offered locally. Make Okefenokee Cottage your home away from home and experience the wide range of offerings of the area.





  • Fully-furnished Cottage with Linens
  • One Queen & One Double Bed
  • AC/Heat
  • TV with Cable and DVD Player
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen with Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove/Oven, Coffee Maker
  • Off-street Parking
  • Excellent Cell Reception for Most Carriers
  • Electric Grill Available for the Outdoor Patio
  • Non-smoking
  • Pets welcome
  • Weekly Linen Service for Long-term Guests


How to Find Us:


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Apart from the local attractions of the Folkston Funnel and Okefenokee Swamp, the Okefenokee Cottage is convenient to the Jacksonville, Florida's international airport (45 minutes); Brunswick, Georgia and the Golden Isles (1 hour); St Marys, Georgia and Cumberland Island (1 hour);Kingsland, Georgia and the King's Bay Submarine Base (50 minutes); Fernandina, Florida, with Fernandina Beach, Fort Clinch and Amelia Island (1 hour); Savannah, Georgia (2 hours), and many points in between.

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We look forward to seeing you here!


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