You'll immediately feel relaxed when you land at the Jekyll Island, a gorgeous island just off the coast of the state of Georgia. One of the Golden Isles of Georgia, Jekyll Island is known for its relaxing beaches, rich history, and natural wonders. After your first visit, you'll want to return for many Jekyll Island vacations. Once you land, pick up a vehicle at any of the Jekyll Island car rentals and get the full island experience.
Check in to your choice of Jekyll Island hotels, then get ready to explore. When looking at Jekyll Island vacation packages for your trip, remember to leave time during your visit to see as many of the major attractions as you can, including the 250-acre Historic Landmark District, one of the biggest restoration projects in the southeastern portion of the United States. The entire Historic Landmark District was once the farm and home of one of the early settlers in the region, and later became one of the most exclusive clubs in the world: the Jekyll Island Club. Animal lovers will enjoy the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, which is dedicated to the rehabilitation and research of marine life.
No matter what time of year you schedule your vacations in Jekyll Island, there are festivals and events going on. A number of family-friendly events take place through the year at the Beach Village event space near the Jekyll Island Convention Center—activities include music, movies, and yoga. If you're here in May, check out the Jekyll Island Turtle Crawl and Nest Fest, which features a triathlon, 10K run, and a 5k run. After the races are over, families can help release rehabilitated sea turtles into the ocean. If you arrive in late November, check out the Christmas Tree Lighting Festival, which features a parade of golf-cart drivers wearing tacky Christmas sweaters.
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