We’ve come up with a few ideas about spending your time in Liberty County. Check out these various themed itineraries to help plan your trip!
African American Heritage
• Visit Dorchester Academy, a school founded after the Civil War for freed slaves. By 1917 this school was fully accredited and had 300 students. The academic program ended in the 1940s however the building remained in use. It was a retreat during the Civil Rights Movement and was even visited by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Another museum centering around education is Seabrook Village. This living history museum displays a one room school house and even has opportunities to interact with museum staff to experience the life of the times. Geechee Kunda Cultural Center is another great stop representing the vanishing Geechee culture. Tour this living history museum and experience the multiple exhibits and events held year-round, browse through the gallery and gift shop and even stay for lunch!
• Stop for lunch at one of the many restaurants of the area. Captain Joe’s on Hwy 17 is a great family stop offering a quiet retreat during your lunch. Smokin’ Pig, closer out to I-95 is another great family stop with awesome seafood! Even further out to the coast, try the Sunbury Crab Co. for relaxing lunch by the water.
• Wind down with a walk through the Historic Baptismal Trail. This holy site was used by the descendants of the Gullah-Geechee people for baptisms for almost 100 years. Walk the pine tree lined path down to the boardwalk to view the baptismal pool.
• Plan your stay at Dunham Farms and take advantage of the guided kayaking trips
• Head in to town for lunch at Angie’s Diner
• Explore Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center
• Talk a stroll around Yeoman’s Bird Pond
• Eat dinner at Sunbury Crab Co.
Lady’s Day Out
• Plan your stay with the Davis House Bed & Breakfast and Tea Room.
• Enjoy a delightful breakfast made especially for you and the girls.
• Relax and enjoy the morning with a manicure brought to you, by Nails2Go or go for a full day of pampering at the Hinesville Day Spa, with several packages from which to choose.
• Take advantage of the Flemington Driving Tour, and look at some beautiful historic homes.
• Head out for lunch with the girls at Zum Rosenhoff in downtown Hinesville, and hit up Molly Maxine and the Hinesville Pharmacy, for some local shopping.
• Continue your shopping trip at TJ MAXX, Hobby Lobby, Ulta and more at the Oglethorpe Square shopping center.
• Have dinner at the Pour House Bar & Grill.
• Get creative with a Wine & Canvas class at the Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery.
• Explore the Midway Museum, and experience the life of a typical 18th Century household.
• Plan your stay with Dorchester Shooting Preserve. Hunt quail, eat delicious meals and enjoy the local scenery.
• Head out one night for the Sunbury Crab Co. for dinner on the water.
• Plan a kayaking or fishing trip starting from any of our many coastal parks.
• Stroll the board walk at Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center.
If you’re looking for local events or festivities to round out your stay, be sure to take a look at our community calendar. And of course, always feel free to contact us at 912.368.3580 if you need more information.