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Jekyll Island

The Jekyll Island is a part of the USA and is located off the state of Georgia coast. It is one of the four barrier islands between the Atlantic Ocean and Georgia. The four islands - the Jekyll Island, the St. Simons Island, the Little St. Simons Island and the Sea Island - together are called the Golden Isles of Georgia . Keep surfing Mapsofworld for more information and choices on Islands around the world and also other places.

Getting to the Jekyll Island is not a difficult job either. Easy and various options are available both via sea and air. Either way Jekyll Island promises to furnish you with wings to transport you to cloud nine.

The Jekyll Island has 10 stretching miles of beaches. So this island is basically a beach destination. However, is you are tired of the beach-overdose; there is more for you in terms of heritage, culture, cuisine, history and also geography! Wild-life thrives around the Jekyll Island. Plant-life too can be found in abundance with fan-palms, evergreen oaks and Spanish moss practically blanketing the area. Just a short nature-walk can get your feet coated in Spanish moss; and the feel of it is truly wonderful.

Once you have got your beach-hangover, you could still do a lot of things at the Jekyll Island. You will be amazed to find such a lot of places to visit in so small a place. So even if the beaches have succeeded in seducing you full time, do take some time out to check out on the other beauties that the Island has on offer. They are Georgia Sea Turtle Centre, Summer Waves Water Park, Tidelands Nature Center, Christ Church cemetery, Right Whale sculpture, Fort Frederica, Lovely Lane Chapel, Mary Ross Park, Liberty Ship model, Faith Chapel, Horton House ruins and Historic District . A landmark of historical proportions that you could visit is the Jekyll Island Club Hotel which features on the Historic Hotels of America list. Dining options too are aplenty. Choose mouth-watering delicacies from SeaJay's, Delancy's, Cafe On The Wharf, Courtyard at Crane, Zach's Eats and Treats, Capital Steak & Seafood House, Zachry's Seafood House, Latitude 31, Riptides Lounge, Morgan's Grill, The Surf Steakhouse, Blackbeard's Seafood Restaurant and The Grand Dining Room . Aside of beach-bumming, the other do-able things are camping, tennis, biking, nature walks, fishing, golfing, bird-watching, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing, boating and dolphin-watching.