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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA

Biking Exploration on St. Simons and Jekyll Islands

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Program #2181RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Set amid coastal marshlands of swaying cordgrass and studded with lighthouses, former plantations and Gilded Age mansions, the Golden Isles of Georgia mark not only the meeting of the coast and the Atlantic, but also of the native peoples, Spanish missionaries, African slaves and wealthy vacationers who have all played parts in coastal Georgia’s history. From the Tiffany window in Faith Chapel to the historic Jekyll Island Club to the lush maritime forest, take in St. Simons and Jekyll islands by bike.


Highlights

• See a 200-year-old working lighthouse, lovely Christ Church, Fort Frederica and slave cabins by bike.
• Bike to the marshes and learn about Georgia's expansive estuarine and coastal ecosystems.
• Explore more than 20 miles of winding bike trails on Jekyll Island, former playground of the Rockefellers, Morgans, Cranes and Goulds.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Bicycling 10-15 miles, moderate pace, concrete bike paths, flat terrain. One-speed, land cruiser bikes provided.

Coordinated by Center for Educational Adventure.


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips

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4.7
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