Jekyll Island, Georgia – Biking fun along Georgia’s Atlantic Coast

Jekyll Island’s family-friendly bike trails are well-marked and steer clear of traffic. (Photo: Jenni Veal) Jekyll Island, Georgia, is so much more than just a family beach escape. Twenty-five miles of bike trails wind throughout the island and along its Atlantic beaches, highlighting its protected and historic landscape and all the family adventure to be found there. A Georgia State Park, development of Jekyll Island is limited to just 35 percent of the available land area to preserve the critical barrier island ecosystem. The island is home to a number of sea turtle [...]

August 25th, 2015|Categories: By the Sea, Georgia|Tags: , |

Georgia State Parks offers First-Time Camper Program

Photo: Georgia State Parks is making camping easy for first-timers who want to try it out for a night or two. Their First-Time Camper Program is a budget-friendly way for newbies to experience all that camping has to offer: campfires and s’mores, giggling in the dark, waking up to the chorus of birds, and slowing down to enjoy simple times with family and friends in the great outdoors. For $50, guests can camp for up to two nights at any of six Georgia State Parks campgrounds with all the [...]

August 18th, 2015|Categories: Family Camp, Georgia|Tags: , |