94 miles S of Downtown Savannah
Once a winter playground for the Rockefellers, Pulitzers, Goulds, Morgans, and Cranes, Jekyll Island is the smallest of the state’s coastal islands, with 5,600 acres of highlands and 10,000 acres of marshlands. Today it’s no longer the exclusive enclave it once was, and is open to all those attracted by its miles of beautiful white-sand Atlantic beaches and holes of championship golf. It also has far better tennis complexes than St. Simons Island. Families primarily come here for a wealth of outdoor activities.