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Jekyll Island Historic District

Jekyll Island, GA
+1 912-635-3636
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Trolley tour

We took a trolley tour through the historic district. The homes and area were beautiful. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Roswell, Georgia
via mobile
What a beautiful place with wonderful, rich history!

This is a beautiful backdrop to learn more history of the area. The museum, Rockefeller's home and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Connie I
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Jekyll Island, GA
+1 912-635-3636
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We took a trolley tour through the historic district. The homes and area were beautiful. Our guide presented a lot of information about the homes. I was disappointed in that you could not ask any questions and there was no slowing down in front of...More

1  Thank gahappycamper
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a beautiful backdrop to learn more history of the area. The museum, Rockefeller's home and the clubhouse are amazing! The beaches along the Atlantic are drop-dead gorgeous!!! We could have walked the beaches all day! This is a Very family and dog friendly...More

Thank Connie I
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The historical shopping area had the rudest owners of the stores. In the sweet shop don't ever ask for directions....so rude response was find a map. This area had the rudest employees have ever met.

Thank SGAdkins
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The historic district is absolutely beautiful. There is so much history that has taken place on one small island. It is a site that everyone should see. Just so beautiful.

Thank hudsonlives
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We toured the historic district on the tram and visited two of the houses. The history of this place was really interesting, the structure restoration informative.

Thank kleektours
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We purchased tickets for the Tour at the visitors center. The tour started at the museum. We traveled through the historical district by tram exiting the tram to see various houses. Always interesting to go back in history and see how the other half lived....More

Thank lovinretirement2015
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The live oaks covered in Spanish moss provide a perfect backdrop for a visit. We were on bikes. The shops are fun. There is a free museum that provides lots of history. If you get a chance , either before, during or after your visit,...More

5  Thank davis1492
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice area to visit if you ever get the chance. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is a wonderful place to see. Very scenic drive around the island.

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to walk around, historic houses, gift shops, restaurants and more. Highly recommend taking the trolley ride if you wish to go inside a couple of the historic houses.

1  Thank blair12432
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A large area that is accessible by car or bike. Historic buildings house boutique shops, you can bike or stroll through acres of beautiful trails. The original hotel is on-site and still hosts guests but many of the original private homes are still standing and...More

2  Thank gateway889
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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
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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.
30 March 2017|
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Response from KernBaker | Reviewed this property |
When you get off the ferry, they have bike rentals.