Jekyll Island is located just off the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. A six-mile causeway separates Jekyll from the mainland and the City of Brunswick. One of many barrier islands on Georgia’s coast, Jekyll is neighbored to the north by St. Simons Island and the south by Cumberland Island.
By Land Jekyll is convenient to I-95, take Exit 29 and follow the signs east on U.S. 17 for approximately 10 miles. Turn right onto the Downing Musgrove Causeway (GA 520). Be sure to stop at the Jekyll Island Welcome Center 4 miles on left. Cross onto Jekyll and through Collection Station (a $6 Daily Parking Fee required) and begin your escape to Jekyll! For detailed driving directions (link to mapquest)
Once you have passed the collection center, go straight until road ends, about 0.3 miles. The convention center will be right in front of you. Make a right turn onto Beachview Drive and follow the road for about 2 miles. You will pass several hotel properties on your left hand side. There will be a sign on the left welcoming you to the Jekyll Island Soccer Complex. Turn left into the complex. Parking is available around the fields and also in the parking lot at the south end of the Complex.
By Air International airports in Savannah and Jacksonville are a short 60-minute drive from Jekyll. Both airports offer rental car and limousine services. Brunswick’s Glynco Jetport is served by regular flights of Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA/Delta Connection) out of Atlanta. Private pilots may use the Jekyll Island Airport.
By Sea Jekyll is located on the Intercoastal Waterway and is a convenient stop for boaters. The Jekyll Harbor Marina provides full service facilities including gasoline and diesel fuel, shower, laundry, pool and hot tub. The historic Jekyll Wharf also offers dockage and fueling options.
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