Jekyll Island Itinerary 5 Days

5 Days in Jekyll Island - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Jekyll Island is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Jekyll Island when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Jekyll Island tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Jekyll Island ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Jekyll Island. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Jekyll Island. You can visit popular places in Jekyll Island, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Jekyll Island?

The budget cost of 5 days in Jekyll Island is USD 755. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Jekyll Island 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Jekyll Island are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Jekyll Island in 5 days?

Faith Chapel, Summer Waves Waterpark, Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island Baptist Chapel must be a part of your Jekyll Island itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Jekyll Island State Park, Jekyll Island Miniature Golf, South Dunes Picnic Area. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Jekyll Island, you can add Jekyll Island Tennis Center and The Georgia Sea Turtle Center to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Jekyll Island travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Jekyll Island like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Jekyll Island.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Jekyll Island in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Jekyll Island on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Jekyll Island

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Jekyll Island. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Jekyll Island for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Jekyll Island, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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