Well I'm almost packed and getting ready to head north--taking a bit of a Jekyll island beach stay on the way. After all my angst over the beach project we did dodge the bullet. Storms and wind have kept our last three nights quiet with only the waves to hear.
This trip was a mixed bag. Timing is everything and this time while we were very very lucky to not be in the winter from hell we had bumps.
The weather was marginal a lot of the time (but not a gazillion degrees below zero with tons of snow). We are right across the street from Silver Surf which had a total gut renovation (which started every morning promptly at 7). We enjoy beachwalking up to Manatee beach and the renourishment was ugly but necessary--I know). When they finally made it to around Sea Side
we could hear the construction at night.
Someone mentioned awhile ago a different feel and she promptly was told she was wrong. Well I second this--there is a slight different feel, an attitude that you are a lowly annoying tourist. If this was our first trip we wouldn't return.
That is not to say that we didn't meet a lot of wonderful people with great smiles and willing to go the extra mile.
The advantage of not so great weather is we finally got off the island to explore the great museums and other attraction right here.
The jury is sort of out about if we will return next year, probably will hoping this was an off time because we really do love the island.