Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia - Part II - Jekyll Island

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In 1886, Jekyll Island (one of the Golden Isles of Georgia) was purchased by a group of millionaires and converted into one of the world's most exclusive clubs.  This club boasted names like Astor, Vanderbilt, Morgan, Pulitzer, Gould and Rockefeller. 

In 1947, the state of Georgia purchased Jekyll Island and has turned it into a vacation destination as well as a historical attractions for history buffs.  Jekyll island boasts:

10 miles of uncrowded beachessunset beach jekyll island georgia

4 golf courses, driving range and miniature golf

13 clay tennis courts

 Boating

Sailing (with JoAnn Unnerstall and Jerry Hung Lami with Captain Shaun of the Jekyll Island Maraina)

Sightseeing and Tours

Horse and Carriage Rides

Pier Fishing and boat ramps

Horseback trail rides

Bicycle Rentals

Nature walks

Picnic Areas

 11 11 acre water park - Summer Waves

Tours of the historic Millionaire's Village (view restored homes formerly belonging to the Rockerfellers, Macys, Goodyears, J.P. Morgan & more.)

Summer theatre 

windsurfing on jekyllSunset, Moonlight and Dolphin Watches

(My husband and I had our first date on a Moonlight sailboat cruise and were engaged a year later on same boat - thanks Captain Shaun of the Jekyll Island Marina)

Ecosystem exhibits with focus on research rehabilitation and public education to increase awareness and appreciation of sea turtles.  

To view Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia - Part I - Historic Brunswick

http://activerain.com/blogsview/200524/Brunswick-and-the-Golden

For a newcomer's guide or more information on Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia, visit Chapman Realty's website at http://www.juliechapman.com or call Chapman Realty at 1-877-221-0088.  

 The Golden Isles Blog

Jekyll Island Experience UTube Video

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Julie E. Chapman, New Home Consultant
Lennar Homes, LLC

Jacksonville Division

Phone/Text 404-831-2111


 

 

 

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Is that the waterpark you told me about on the phone? That looks like a lot of fun!

Sometime my family will have to visit you and your town. Take care!

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Joey,

Yes that is the waterpark I told you about on the phone......and the sailboat I am on with my mother in law and Jerry with Captain Shaun in the background (my husband was in the cabin below setting up everything before we took his Mom out) is the one I had my first date with my husband on and the one he proposed on........

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Wow it looks like a great place for my next vacation!feather pin

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Jenette,

Come and see Georgia....it is worth the trip....and they say once you have walked on the sands on Jekyll Island, you will always yearn to return......

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