Jekyll Island Trip Ideas

Trip Ideas

Your destination for every season...

Welcome to Jekyll Island, a destination with so much to offer it needs every season to showcase it all. Even guests who have been coming here for years are discovering something new each time they visit our enchanting retreat.

New attractions, dining options, and places to stay are being added every year to make Jekyll Island a treasure that is continuously growing in its brilliance – without losing the captivating charm, historical character, and natural mystique that have defined its personality for generations.

Are you ready to explore? Consider this your invitation to dream a little and plan your getaway to Jekyll Island.

Jekyll Island offers an idyllic escape for those seeking a perfect summer itinerary.
Loggerhead Turtle Hatching
Learn more about our conservation success story with Davide Zailo and Will Hicks, research staff at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center as they protect some of North America's most incredible turtles!
tabby to trusses
Nestled along the coast of Georgia, Jekyll Island invites history enthusiasts and curious wanderers to embark on a journey through its storied past.
Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Learn how Joseph Colbert, a wildlife biologist with the Jekyll Island Authority uses his knowledge to inform management decisions that keep the entirety of Jekyll Island in harmony with nature!
Remarkable Historic Sites
While a longer stay is undoubtedly desirable, sometimes life grants us only 24 hours to revel in the beauty of Jekyll Island.
Pantone's 2024 Color of the Year
“Peach Fuzz” is a velvety gentle peach tone that guests can find all over the island.
Jekyll Island Accommodations
Discover Jekyll Island accommodations to plan your next vacation.
Wander on two wheels on the 24 miles of bike trails on the island.
Are you seeking an escape where you can stay active? Look no further.
Beyond Jekyll Island’s sun-soaked beaches lies a rich tapestry of hidden history that is waiting to be explored.
Fall on Jekyll Island
Fall on Jekyll Island is a great time to visit and a time for exciting events. From your hotel room, campsite, or beach house, you’re just steps from miles of beaches and paths waiting to be explored.
Sea Turtle Hatchling
Visiting Jekyll Island during sea turtle season provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the conservation of these endangered species. Here are seven ways to help sea turtles during your visit.

Vote Driftwood Beach for “Best Beach” and Jekyll Island as “Best Island” before voting ends on June 30.

Report a Wildlife Incident on Jekyll Island