Little St Simons Island – Nature and Beauty on Georgia’s Golden Coast

“Are there going to be snakes? I don’t want to see any snakes.” Such was the refrain from my 13-year old daughter in the weeks and days leading up to our visit to the Lodge at Little St. Simons Island, a private island retreat off Georgia’s coast. This is a child who has an Indiana Jones-like fear of serpents of all kinds. A child who once emitted a blood curdling shriek at sight of the tiniest of garter snakes in {Read More}

A Bygone Era Comes to Life at the Jekyll Island Club

Had we tethered our yacht in the wharf, I imagine our view would have been the same as it was 100 years ago when the 19th century captains of industry sailed down the coast to their private retreat. We arrived on Jekyll Island in far less style, however, having driven south on Interstate-95 in our minivan. Still, we felt transported to days gone by as we drove along the causeway and turned onto the wide lane lined with the gracious {Read More}

Where to Bike on Jekyll Island, Georgia

There’s just something special about seeing a place from the seat of a bicycle—and it isn’t very often that you discover a place that can be explored almost entirely on two wheels. Yet Jekyll Island, the smallest of Georgia’s Golden Isles, is made for biking. At just 7-miles long and not even 2-miles wide, with a flat grade and a series of smooth, traffic-free paths, Jekyll is home to a perfect trifecta of cycling conditions allowing even the youngest members {Read More}