Home Tags Jekyll Island

Tag: Jekyll Island

Turtles on Jekyll Island

Watch hatchling turtles make their way to the ocean at dawn

Every year from around mid-May to the end of July, loggerhead sea turtles amble up Georgia beaches in the middle of the night to lay their nests. Around two months later, the tiny hatchlings emerge, making their way to the ocean guided by the reflection of moonlight.
Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

String up a hammock between fallen trees on Driftwood Beach

At the end of an unassuming palmetto-lined path on Jekyll Island, you’ll find Driftwood Beach, a surreal natural sculpture garden of fallen trees.

On Island Time: A Gilded Age getaway

On Jekyll Island, Georgia, the glittering era has been carefully preserved in numerous historical structures, most notably the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
Westin Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island caps 7-year, $195 million redevelopment

Monday morning Governor Nathan Deal and a host of local and state dignitaries capped off a weekend-long celebration marking the “rededication” of Jekyll Island.

28. Mark Dodd

The biologist, 52, runs Georgia DNR’s Sea Turtle Conservation Program

1. Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

Hidden down an unassuming palmetto-lined path is the most visually stunning shore on Jekyll Island. At Driftwood Beach, whole trees rest on their sides, creating a cemetery of twisted, distressed wood.
The Rah Bar

55. The Rah Bar, Jekyll Island

Located on a dock, it offers live music (rock to reggae), a big deck, and what qualifies as a deal in these parts: two pitchers of beer and a pound of fresh shrimp for $31.

21. Georgia 4-H Tidelands Nature Center, Jekyll Island

Pick up horseshoe crabs that tickle when they try to pinch, watch baby alligators play, and see loggerhead turtles swim.

6. Tabby

The vernacular building material known as tabby is particular to the Lowcountry along the South’s Atlantic coast. Made of lime, sand, water, and oyster shells, the rough, grayish cement was used beginning in the colonial era to build houses, fortifications, and slave quarters.

Follow Us

69,386FansLike
144,836FollowersFollow
493,480FollowersFollow