lots of things going on in Hinesville, but just in case a getaway
is in order, there are many exciting spots close enough for a day
trip or an entire weekend. Destinations include Georgia, Florida,
and South Carolina attractions. We have listed just a few of the
possibilities, but we are sure you will discover more of your own!
you missed it on our Hinesville Page, be sure to check out our Fairs,
Festivals, and Events Information.
the prettiest beaches along the coast is on St. Catherine's Island,
just off Liberty County. It is accessible only by boat. Other beaches
that are accessible by car are Tybee Island, east of Savannah, Hilton
Head Island, St. Simons Island, off Brunswick, and Fernandina Beach
at Amelia Island on Florida's Atlantic Coast.
Head, 2 hours
Head Island is north of Savannah along the South Carolina coast.
There are wonderful golf courses, restaurants, beautiful beaches,
plus special music and athletic events throughout the year. In the
off season, it is possible to get a nice motel room for a low rate.
to Charleston is a trip into history. Besides the famous historic
district, they are also home to the Naval Museum and Spoleto, one
of the major arts and cultural festivals in the Southeast. South
Carolina also boasts many beautiful beaches.
4 1/2 hours
is home to Sea World, Disney World, Epcot Center, MGM Studios, and
Universal Studios. Obviously this will be the kids favorite choice
for a weekend trip, but there is plenty for Mom and Dad to do too!
2 1/2 hours
a lot to see and do in Jacksonville! Visit the Landing shopping
area on the St. John's River, or walk the Riverwalk. Visit the wonderful
Jacksonville Zoo, or the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve.
There are many special events during the year, including a free
jazz festival every October. If that's not enough, St. Augustine,
the oldest European colony in America, is only thirty minutes further
3 1/2 hours
has something for everybody. Take the whole family to Six Flags
Over Georgia and White Water, or to Stone Mountain for the evening
laser shows. Enjoy a day of shopping and eating at Underground Atlanta,
Planet Hollywood, or the Hard Rock Cafe. Watch the Braves at their
new stadium. Visit the Georgia Dome and the Coca-Cola Museum. You
won't run out of things to do in Atlanta.
Village is a collection of buildings, including an old school, an
1890's house, a cane mill, corn crib, teacher's home, and a farm.
There are collections of old tools and artifacts, and costumed interpreters
to help you enjoy the village to the fullest. Throughout the year,
special events are held. Meal service can be arranged for groups
of 20 or more.
Morris State Historical Site
is an important part of Georgia history. The 70 acre site now boasts
picnic facilities, pioneer and primitive camping (by reservation
only), a nature trail, historic site and visitors center with costumed
tours available, and a sea kayaking trail. Special events are held
throughout the year. It is located seven miles east of I-95 exit
#13, off of Georgia 38. They are open year round, Tuesday-Saturday
9-5, and Sunday 9:30-5:30. Closed Monday (except some legal holidays),
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Their phone number is