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Reviews, photos and videos for program: Spend Christmas on Historic Jekyll Island
Karin from Kansas City, MO Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 12/21/14 - 12/26/14
We had a delightful Christmas experience in the company of pleasant, interesting people.

Maurice from Clearwater, FL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
program 5 STARS...FELLOW STUDENTS ,LODGING ,FOOD ECT. HiSTORY TOO... WW11 ,1942 German Subs sank 2 merchant ships in nearby Brunswick...how could they WOW ! aLSO , US Federal Reserve created at Jekyll Island Club ,YES ! Women treated al equal too in 1888 ! WHAT !..FUN STUFF.Maurice Dunne of Clearwater Fl and Harbor Springs Mi

Elizabeth from Vero Beach, FL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
I really enjoyed this program. It definitely exceeded my expectations. As a person with a mobility disability, I was worried. But, everyone made me feel welcome. The activities were always interesting and often fun. The hotel was excellent and most of the meals were delicious. All in all, a great trip.

Loretta from Clearwater, FL Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
The Christmas Week on Jekyll Island was a perfect getaway for anyone wanting to change their old-familiar routine and try something new. Everything about the week was first-rate. The location off the GA coast, the charm of the hotel, the delicious food, the history talks, the visit to St. Simons Island, and the hilarious time spent by all constructing their gingerbread houses! Christmas Day brunch at the lovely cottage (a replica of an Italian villa!) was spectacularly presented and an epicurean delight! Everyone was warm and friendly and the instructors were excellent in the Road Scholar tradition. A Christmas week without any stress whatsoever. I don't know if the stay-at-home Christmas folks could say the same? Loretta, Harbor Springs, MI

Sara from Springfield, VA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
It was like going back in time to the old South. It was beautiful and serene and the food was absolutely fantastic (although there was too much of it). What a terrific way to spend Christmas.

Peggy from Mesquite, TX Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
Jekyll Island is a beautiful place with a lovely hotel. History buffs as well as shoppers can enjoy the location.

Karen from Jacksonville, FL Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
Jekyll Island and the hotel are beautiful. The hotel decorations and the Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Brunch were wonderful. The tours and lectures were informative. Making the gingerbread houses exceeded my expectations. The trip made the holiday season a memorable one.

Susan from Winter Park, FL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
What a fabulous experience. I was tired of spending Christmas Days alone and stepped out in faith that sharing it with total stingers would be better and it was. It was not only a wonderful learning experience but the setting was elegant and the food outrageously decadent. I could not have asked for a better holiday experience.

Salpi from Johns Creek, GA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/22/13 - 12/27/13
If you would like a 'magical' getaway over the Christmas Holidays, choose the Jekyll Island trip. The Jeklyy Island Club Hotel is magnificently decorated. The staff is immensely friendly and helpful. The food is excellent. This experience is a marvelous way to experience the true 'magic' of the Holidays (and escape the stress).

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