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Driftwood Beach

Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went to take pictures for a school project and we were not disappointed. The trees are amazing! You have to go early to get pictures without people.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The last stop on my mother daughter birthday trip was Jekyll Island. I saw that Driftwood Beach was one of the top things to do on the Georgia Coast and boy was I glad we made the stop. It was $6 to get in for a daily pass. They machine is automated and takes cash and cards. As you drive... More

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Toccoa, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

there's no place like Driftwood Beach in Georgia. It's peaceful and enchanting and mysterious...just downright beautiful. Beautiful wedding destination, family photo opportunity, picnic spot, or beach trip!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Driftwood Beach is at the top of the amazing places I have visited. It is absolutely beautiful and serene. I have told a lot of friends about this beach because I was in awe. The "driftwood" is actual trees that are embedded in the sand. My husband, daughter and I took our rented bikes around the island- which is perfect... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Visit according to the tides, I personally liked the high tide first. It puts in perspective just how huge the old trees are. At low tide biking through this beach area is the coolest.

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Jefferson, GA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This beach is beautiful and we had a great time exploring different areas and climbing on the downed trees. The current is strong and I didn't feel safe swimming with the kids though there is no specific reason. It just didn't feel right. It is an exceptional early morning walk!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
75 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This is incredible!!!! There are several "hidden" walkways after the Villas by the Sea condo complex. Thanks to the previous Trip Advisor reviewer who posted this before us! We were there at low tide and was able to see anemones between some of the rocks but no shells. There was a lot of biting fleas, bugs or something do bring... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I visited around sunset, which offered a gorgeous backdrop to the silhouettes of the trees and branches. I wish I'd worn a swimsuit so I could wade out into the water & shoot pictures facing west as the sun set. Still, my photos turned out beautifully and I can't wait for my next visit.

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It was a very beautiful and interesting place. My children loved it. There is a lot of nature to explore and is a very good learning experience for children. If you can, take the horse ride which goes on the beach. You will not be sorry. For me it was the best way to see the beach.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I love to photograph beaches we travel to as a hobby. This is by far the most interesting ones so far. The driftwood on the beach, in some cases, has an almost Harry Potter, surrealist painting sort of feel. It is fun to wander around and under the driftwood. The beach was clean and fairly wide, even at high tide.... More

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