Travel Blogs from Brunswick
Disembarking from one of the best weeks of holidays I have ever had.
Wish could stay another week. Not much sleep last night. Off the ship and had hire car by 8.30
Bit of a jigsaw puzzle getting all our luggage in the boot. But we 2 clever girls. We did it.
So the plan was to drive to at least Daytona Beach and decide what to do from there. Got here for lunch. Drove along the beach whichever as pretty neat, then stopped into Daytona ...
We took a 45 minute Ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore which is the only way you can get to this island. It is a very primitive island with limited services. A National Park Ranger took us on a 6 hour van ride and talked about the history of the island going back to the 1500's.
The Rockefellers had property on this island, and at one point the Carnegies owned 90% of ...
... of the National Historic Landmark District, including many of the mansions their millionaire owners called “cottages”. On Thurs, 27 March we enjoyed the tram tour through the Historic District and going inside a couple of the cottages. Unfortunately we were unable to take any photos inside any of the homes. After our tour we were treated to a wonderful Brunch at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
Day 28 was a travel day, but our group stopped en route at Okefenokee Adventures for lunch and boat ride through the Okefenokee Swamp After lunch we had time to go to the visitors center to see a film about the area, visit gift shop or just walk around. The Okefenokee swamp is really beautiful We saw a few alligators, turtles and birds. The water lilies were closed because of the ...
... home-sitter), miscellaneous gifts and of course us!!
From Tifton I drove Highway 82 east to the coast and I95. The highway was four lane and divided - two eastbound and two westbound with lots of speed zones where the speed dropped from 65 to 55 to 45 to 35 mph. Earlier we had seen the large luxury coaches pulling large trailers and we assumed they were on their way to Amelia Island or Daytona Bike Week. On this road there lots of logging trucks and there ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Palms Motel Brunswick
Other places to stay in Brunswick
5033 New Jesup Hwy/I-95, Brunswick | 1 star motelfrom $47
2300 Perry Lane Rd, Brunswick | 1 star motelfrom $49
5280 New Jesup Highway, Brunswick | 2 star motelfrom $40
211 Palisade Drive, Brunswick | 1 star motelfrom $54
403 Butler Drive, Brunswick | 1 star motelfrom $33
15 Fort Argyle Road, Brunswick | 1 star motelfrom $66
2995 US Hwy 17 South, Brunswick | Motelfrom $36