Jekyll Island

Kids playing. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jekyll Island Throwing Beach Party For Military

Country singer Rodney Atkins is headlining a weekend beach party for military families on Jekyll Island.


Screen capture of Jekyll Island. (Credit:

Report: Jekyll Island Exceeded Development Limits

A decades-old state law passed to protect Jekyll Island’s unspoiled beaches, salt marshes and maritime forests seems simple enough, limiting development of hotels, golf courses and other amenities to just 35 percent of the island’s land area.


Live oak trees draped with Spanish moss on Jekyll Island. (credit: Michael Melford/GettyImages)

Jekyll Island Reaches Milestone In $50M Makeover

After six years of planning and 18 months of construction, state officials Sunday celebrated the opening of Jekyll Island’s new beachfront convention center — the centerpiece of a multimillion-dollar makeover aimed at winning back tourist groups and annual conferences who had given up on the state park’s dated amenities.


Cumberland Island at sunset. (credit: Cameron Davidson/GettyImages)

Beach Strollers Cautioned On Nesting Birds

Beachgoers are being cautioned to avoid trampling on sensitive nesting bird habitat along Georgia’s shoreline.