Why Is Fall The Best Time To Visit Jekyll Island?

Jekyll Island is the perfect vacation destination with moderate year-round temperatures, even during the usually cooler months in the fall. There are so many things to do on Jekyll Island that are not limited by the weather or the climate. 

Historic Trolley Tour

Jekyll Island is rich in history, and visitors can enjoy a guided tour of the primary historic properties on the island. Many wealthy individuals have called the island their vacation home, including William D Rockefeller and Joseph Pulitzer. The tour provides a look at many of the restored landmark homes.

Shop Til You Drop

Wonders are waiting to be discovered by shoppers at the Pier Road Shops in the island’s Historic District. A variety of shops offer visitors everything from unique gifts for giving to collections created by hand by local artisans. The Beach Village shops offer a little bit of everything, from summery dresses to stylish sunglasses to a gourmet selection of groceries. No matter what you are looking for, the shops on Jekyll Island have you covered.

Explore Jekyll Island

The possibilities for adventure are boundless, no matter how long your visit to the island lasts. Jekyll Island is undeniably the perfect escape from home, with its wide-open beaches providing perfect peace and serenity.

Multiple Attractions

There is a wide variety of options when it comes to the local attractions on the island just waiting to be discovered by visitors.

Are you feeling adventurous? Explore Jekyll Island’s seemingly endless number of biking and hiking trails. The island boasts over 22 miles of scenic trails, offering visitors the option of biking or hiking around Jekyll’s stunning landscapes. If you’re looking for some relaxing time on the green, you must visit Jekyll Island’s spectacular golf courses. These courses are some of the most excellent around, and they’re always close to our Jekyll Island vacation rental properties. Another fantastic way to spend your day is by participating in an educational tour! Immerse yourself in the island’s history by exploring iconic landmarks like the Hollybourne Cottage.

Whenever you visit Jekyll Island, the opportunities for fun are endless. 

Grab A Bite To Eat

After exploring and checking out the many attractions on the island, you will surely be ready to rest and enjoy your evening. There are a variety of Jekyll Island restaurants to choose from on the island, depending on your taste and preference.

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Wee Pub Beach

The Wee Pub Beach, located on Main Street, features a menu that offers regular, kids, gluten-free, and vegetarian options. You and your family are sure to find the perfect meal. Selections include appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, wings, entrees, and sandwiches. 

The Anchor

Located on N Beachview Drive, The Anchor is a traditional Cabana bar and grill that offers all fresco dining and the weekends feature live entertainment. The outdoor seating provides a spectacular water view, and the restaurant is pet-friendly.

Harry’s Lounge

Harry’s Lounge, located on Ocean Way, offers signature drinks, craft cocktails, and a variety of dining options, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. Visitors can enjoy their meals either in the lounge or while taking in the panoramic views of the ocean on the Observation Deck.

Enjoy The Casino

Suppose you are looking for a different type of fun and entertainment. In that case, you might enjoy the casino cruise onboard the 300-foot Emerald Princess, offering dice, roulette, blackjack, poker, and even slots. The ship gives visitors the choice of casual dining on its third deck and two cocktail lounges to choose from. There is even an open-air deck for observation and the enjoyment of the ocean breeze and area views.

All in all, there are endless activities for you to enjoy during a fall escape to Jekyll Island. Whether you want to explore the island’s history, hit the links, or experience the island’s mouthwatering restaurants, we have the perfect Jekyll Island vacation rental for you. Find your favorite property and book your unforgettable Jekyll Island getaway today.