Jekyll Island Historic District, Jekyll Island

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The 8 hectare (20 acre) Jekyll Island Historic District plays host to a variety of buildings from the famous Jekyll Island Club era. The Jekyll Island Club was an exclusive recreational association on the island, where some America's wealthiest families, such as the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and Morgans, would come to relax. Though it thrived in the early 20th century, the club was forced to disband in 1947. Today, you can stroll around what was once a millionaire's playground and admire the luxurious vacation properties. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel serves as the centerpiece, and more than 30 historical buildings surround it. Take a narrated tram tour to learn more about this era, and pop into some of the museums, galleries, and stores that now exist in the cottages. Use our Jekyll Island travel route planner to arrange your visit to Jekyll Island Historic District and other attractions in Jekyll Island.
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  • Had a ride on bikes through the historic district, it was fascinating with lots of notice boards tell us all about the past history of Jekyll Island. Well worth the visit.  more »
  • I was worth the ticket price of $16 per adult on the tram tour of the historical area. We had access to areas that we wouldn't have been able to drive through. Also, our tour guide was able to explain...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit. Taking a walk down Millionaires row and seeing the beautiful houses takes you back in time. Cute stores and nice benches to sit, relax and people watch.  more »

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