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JEKYLL ISLAND, GEORGIA

Spend Christmas on Historic Jekyll Island

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Program #13410RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Experience the splendor and history of Jekyll Island during the Holiday season! More than a century ago, many of the nation's richest families, such as the Rockefellers and the Pulitzers, discovered the serenity and beauty of the jewel of Georgia's east coast. It became the winter retreat for many wealthy families. Imagine Christmas through the ages as you venture inside the cottages in the National Historic District with some curators in period dress. Compliment the program with High Tea and dinner at the nationally renowned Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Other highlights include presentations of the Gullah-Geechee culture, a visit to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and gingerbread making by a famous Jekyll chef.


Highlights

• Enjoy unforgettable Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners in the Grand Dining Room of the renowned Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
• Visit the Jekyll Island Sea Turtle Center to learn about sea turtle conservation and this animal’s amazing journey from egg to adulthood.
• Spend an afternoon on the largest of the “Golden Isles,” St. Simon’s Island.

Activity Notes

Walking a few blocks per day and getting on & off a bus during the St Simon's field trip.

Coordinated by Georgia College and State University.


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5 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
6 Performances

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