August 29, 2014

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Like Clockwork: Afternoon Summer Storms Roll Through Saint Marys

Tourists are going to drive 10 miles under the speed limit everywhere they go, the yellow flies are going to drive hundreds of Cumberland Island visitors to the brink of insanity, and afternoon thunderstorms will put a damper on scores of vacations during the summer months on Georgia's Atlantic coast, so we might as well get used to it. [caption id="attachment_552" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Watching the storm roll in from the west toward Saint Marys, Georgia.[/caption] Travelers could literally set their watch to the afternoon thunderstorms that roll across the…

Jekyll Island’s Georgia Sea Turtle Center: Take a Break from the Beaches

Are you looking for things to do during your Jekyll Island vacation that don't involve spending all day in the scorching subtropical sun? Maybe you've earned yourself a glowing red burn during your first day on the beach, and you've resolved to live out the rest of your vacation days far away from the sun's rays and under some artificial shade with plenty of air conditioning. If you're staying on Jekyll Island and you're blistered from head to toe, don't be discouraged; there are…