Jekyll Island, Georgia, USA
Jekyll Island is an island off the coast of the U.S. state of Georgia, in Glynn County; it is one of the Sea Islands and one of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The city of Brunswick, Georgia, the Marshes of Glynn, and several other islands, including the larger St. Simons Island, are nearby.
Its beaches are frequented by vacationers and guided tours of the Landmark Historic District are available. Bike trails, walks along the beaches and sandbars, and Summer Waves, a waterpark, are a few of the many things vacationers can do.
The district consists of a number of buildings from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The island is also full of wildlife, consisting of many different mammals, reptiles and birds living and breeding in the island's inland marshes.
Things to see and do
* Horton House ruins
* Jekyll Island Club Hotel
* Tram tour
* Jekyll Island Museum
* The Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (USD$)
Language – English
Land Area - 23 sq. km’s
Population – 6000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The port at Jekyll Island is located at the Jekyll Harbor Marina or the historic Jekyll Wharf.
Travel Links - Just a short 30-minute drive, Brunswick's Golden Isles Airport (BQK) is served by regular daily flights of Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA/Delta Connection) out of Atlanta (ATL). Rental cars and hotel shuttles are available. International airports in Savannah (SAV) and Jacksonville (JAX) are a short 60-minute drive from Jekyll Island.