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Jekyll Island Historic District

Jekyll Island, GA
+1 912-635-3636
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It still feels "old" here-in a good way

The historic district was probably my favorite thing we did. It honestly feels like you traveled... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
South Bend, Indiana
via mobile
Nice quiet Vacation spot

We performed for a group at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Saturday April 22nd 2017. Along... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Lithonia, Georgia
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Jekyll Island, GA
+1 912-635-3636
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The historic district was probably my favorite thing we did. It honestly feels like you traveled back in time. Take a tour- one that you can go into the "cottages". If history is your secret love then this is one spot you need to experience....More

Thank Schoolmans
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We performed for a group at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Saturday April 22nd 2017. Along the Ocean Front.

Thank 77Mack
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We enjoyed the drive around the historic vacation homes on the roads lined with huge oak trees. The Spanish moss hanging of the oak trees branches makes for an unique background and the whole scenery is beautiful. Would have loved to have more time here....planning...More

1  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

As you come onto the island, make a left turn once over the bridge and you will drive into the history of the island, with several of the historic homes. Beautiful walking with many tree canopies and trails.

1  Thank rick0wens
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The historic district is a great place to explore some very impressive history. I have visited the district several times and love grabbing a drink at the Club. The homes are modest to today's standards, but the stories, live oaks, and historic fortunes are grand....More

2  Thank jerRsaus
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This historic district is wonderful and feels pretty undiscovered. This is good to enjoy the water views and walk past the historic vacation homes. I wish you could fully tour all the homes or enjoy more activites but it is a great afternoon walk to...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the historic area. We started we a guided tour from the museum. This was a guided trolley ride which set the day. A must is a visit and lunch a the Jekyl Island Club Hotel. Do not miss the...More

1  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Must see Jekyll island club and houses of the millionaires who shared this island. Learned so much about the history of the island and beginnings of our own federal reserve.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I always wanted to take this trolley ride...and I was not disappointed! This is an excellent way to spend an afternoon! The price is very reasonable. Our tour guide was very entertaining and extremely knowledgeable! The history of this area is amazing!

Thank Andra B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing & well organized great atmosphere! Line was long to see the Easter Bunny, but hey what can your expect when a celebrity like that is on hand!

Thank Gallipolatain500
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30 June 2017|
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Response from jerRsaus | Reviewed this property |
The airport choices are JAX or Savannah. They are nearly equidistant from Jekyll. There is a tiny airport in Brunswick, but it requires an expensive plane change. Charleston airport is a little less than 3.5hrs away... More
Felicia B
6 May 2017|
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Response from Andra B | Reviewed this property |
Walking around and seeing sights, absolutely! They do have some shops, but I'm not sure about lunch. They have some snack shops, but no actual restaurant.
31 March 2017|
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Response from KernBaker | Reviewed this property |
When you get off the ferry, they have bike rentals.