You may have gone horseback riding before, but trotting on the beach with the sea breeze blowing through your hair makes it even more magical. You can ride horses on Jekyll Island, a secluded barrier island off the coast of Georgia that's just a 1-hour drive from Jacksonville.

Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm offers tours and carriage rides on the island. You can choose between sunset, beach and forest, and moonlight rides all by the ocean.

Visitors can choose a public or private beach tour, and large groups are welcome. Options include 1-hour and 1.5-hour excursions. 

Visitors will ride through Driftwood Beach, a coast on Jekyll Island covered in beautiful driftwood. This scenic beach provides a stunning backdrop perfect for your romantic getaway photos.

The island boasts spectacular sunsets and quiet beaches. A visit to this secluded and historic spot this spring is a must, even if it is just for a stroll. 

If you are concerned about the animal ethics of the farm, according to their website, they are dedicated to being animal-friendly as well as safe and efficient. The staff is knowledgeable and dedicated to the horse's safety.

You can also go horseback riding on the beach in St. Petersburg, FL. For more on Georgia's islands, try this little one where you can see the Milky Way and this secluded island with wild horses.

Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm

Price: Depends on your ride, check here for costs.

Address: 2 Clam Creek Rd., Jekyll Island, GA

Why You Need To Go: You can ride horses on the beach for a new kind of adventure this spring. It's going to be magical.


We strongly advise that before you go visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security and animal rights. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment and the animals.


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