8 days in Golden Isles of Georgia Itinerary

8 days in Golden Isles of Georgia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Golden Isles of Georgia attractions planner
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Jekyll Island
— 1 night
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Saint Simons Island
— 3 nights
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Brunswick
— 3 nights
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Jekyll Island — 1 night

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Georgia Sea Turtle Center, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then cool off at Summer Waves Water Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Driftwood Beach, then steep yourself in history at Horton House, then wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, and finally surround yourself with nature on Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jekyll Island day trip planning website.

Orlando to Jekyll Island is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint Simons Island.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Saint Simons Island — 3 nights

St. Saint Simons Island is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the waterfront at Fishing Pier, step off the mainland to explore St. Simons Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at East Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Simons Island attractions app.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Saint Simons Island in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Brunswick.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Brunswick — 3 nights

Brunswick is a city in and the county seat of Glynn County, Georgia, United States. You've now added Coastal Tide Excursions, LLC. to your itinerary. Explore Brunswick's surroundings by going to Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach), Richland Rum (in Richland) and Amelia Island (Fernandina Beach & Amelia Island Historic District). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, look for gifts at Sugar Marsh Cottage, stroll around Okefenokee Swamp Park, and get engrossed in the history at Fort King George State Historic Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brunswick online driving holiday planner.

Brunswick is very close to Saint Simons Island. In June in Brunswick, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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