Your Hub for the Southern Coast

Situated between Savannah and St. Augustine, Jekyll Island offers your clients a safe, tranquil point of departure for experiences throughout the charming ‘live oak’ region of the coastal Southeast. Have Jekyll Island become the Hub for your two-day tours from Savannah to St. Augustine, Florida.

Sample Itinerary #1

Coastal Experiences

Encounter an immersive experience of coastal history and wildlife.

Breakfast: Hotel

Morning: Historic Jekyll

10 a.m.-12 p.m.: National Historic Landmark Tour
Includes free time to wander the district on foot, Faith Chapel, and the Mosaic Gallery.

Lunch: TBD

Afternoon: Wild Jekyll

2-4 p.m.: Georgia Sea Turtle Center and a tour with Conservation
Tour possibilities include Gatorology or Ranger Walks.

Dinner: TBD

Evening: Free Time on Jekyll

Spend time exploring Jekyll’s Driftwood Beach, wandering through the shops of Beach Village, or play a quick round of mini golf.

Depart from Jekyll Island to Savannah, about an hour-and-half drive.

Depart from Jekyll Island to St. Augustine, about a two-hour drive.

Sample Itinerary #2

Historic Coastal Georgia

Travel back through our rich coastal history, spanning centuries. 

Breakfast: Hotel

Morning: Colonial Jekyll

10-11 a.m.: Horton House
11 a.m.-12 p.m.: The Wanderer Memory Trail
Includes walking tours of each site. The walking tours will focus on the overall history of the Island in these locations.

Lunch: TBD

Afternoon: Golden Age of Jekyll
2-4 p.m.: National Historic Landmark Tour
Includes free time to wander the district on foot, Faith Chapel, and the Mosaic Gallery.

Dinner: TBD

Evening: Free Time on Jekyll

Spend time exploring Jekyll’s Driftwood Beach, wandering through the shops of Beach Village, or play a quick round of mini golf.

Depart from Jekyll Island to Darien, about a 40-minute drive. Darien is home to Fort King George State Historic Park, which is a reconstruction of a fort established in 1726, as well as a quaint coastal community.

Then, depart for St. Simons Island, the northern neighboring barrier island to Jekyll. St. Simons Island boasts many historical attractions including Fort Frederica National Monument, Christ Church, and World War II Home Front Museum.

Lastly, depart for Savannah from Jekyll Island, about a hour-and-half drive. 

Sample Itinerary #3

African American History of Coastal Georgia

Explore the deep roots of the African American community within the region and its astounding impact on coastal history.

Breakfast: Hotel

Morning: Colonial Jekyll

10-11 a.m.: Horton House
11 a.m.-12 p.m.: The Wanderer Memory Trail
Includes walking tours of each site. These tours will focus on the enslaved men and women of Jekyll and their stories.

Lunch: TBD

Afternoon: Servicing Jekyll

2-4 p.m.: In Service of Others Tour
Includes free time to wander the Historic District on foot, Faith Chapel, and the Mosaic Gallery. This tour will focus on the Club’s African American employees and how their descendants helped integrate Jekyll.

Dinner: TBD

Evening: Free Time on Jekyll

Spend time exploring Jekyll’s Driftwood Beach, wandering through the shops of Beach Village, or play a quick round of put-put.

Depart from Jekyll Island to Savannah, about an hour and half drive.

St. Simons Island is home to a rich African American cultural heritage. Visit locations including the Harrington School, Cassina Garden Club Slave Cabins, First African Baptist Church, and others to learn about how these men and women have been shaped by their experiences on the Georgia coast, and how, in turn, they too have shaped the historical narrative of this region.  

Let's Work Together

For 30 years, Jekyll island has worked with over 100 motorcoach companies around the United States and Canada.  We have been proud members of ABA, NTA, and multiple State Motorcoach Associations. As you reimagine your itineraries, we are enhancing our options for tour experiences and are happy to speak with you about customizing them for your specific needs. 

For direct assistance, contact Kevin Udell at 912.571.2636.