Do More, Explore More: 5 Reasons to Drive To & Not Through Liberty County in 2021
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Draped in natural beauty and southern charm, Liberty County’s rich history is a hidden gem that makes for a perfect Georgia escape. We have done our best to compile a list of our 5 favorite reasons you should drive to & not through our beautiful coastal home. Do more & explore more in 2021 by adding Liberty County to your destination list.
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1. The Scenery
Breathtaking views are not hard to come by here. Spanish moss drapes the trees that line the streets throughout this coastal community. Have a beautiful Georgia picnic or maybe a peaceful evening drive down one of our many dirt roads. Sunrise and sunset make for a picturesque moment beautiful enough to take your breath away. You do not have to be a professional photographer to see the splendor of our home, the natural beauty is boundless. If you’re looking for the best spots to snap a beautiful photo in our coastal county, head over to The Best Places to Snap Fall Pics.
2. The Coast
Since our home kisses the coast, you’re sure to find the locals enjoying their day in whatever creek or river they can find. From fishin’ to kayaking, there are so many water based activities to do all year round. In the fall you can find us crabbing & shrimping for a low country boil and in the summer you can find us lounging around on the boat. If you’re looking to get out on the water while visiting, check out our 4 Places You Can Kayak in Liberty County.
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3. The History
Liberty County is more than just a pretty place. We are home to some of the richest history that’s occurred over the last 240 years. Established in 1777, our coastal county has been home to two signers of the Declaration of Independence, played a role in the Revolutionary & Civil Wars and was even a stop for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement. For a list of our historic sites, check out our 9 Field Trip Ideas in Liberty County.
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4. The Food
The food in Liberty County is as diverse as the population. Being a coastal community, you can find fresh seafood at the Sunbury Crab Company over in Sunbury or Melody’s Coastal Café out in Midway. If you are in search of some cultural cuisine then Good to Go or Zum Rosenhof in Hinesville are local favorites. Want to eat like a local? Check out our Foodie’s Bucket List of 2020.
5. The People
There is nothing quite like the southern charm of native Liberty County residents. Right in the heart of the South, we are home to a place where neighbors know each other by name, and we wave hello as we pass by. Somewhat of a melting pot, thanks to our neighbor at Ft. Stewart, we maintain our small-town charm. Our friends are always anxious to provide our visitors with the maximum amount of comfort and relaxation. Scattered throughout Hinesville and out to the coast are some of our locally owned boutiques, historic sites and finest restaurants offering the best in Southern fare.
A jewel tucked along coastal Georgia is definitely worth a visit. No one is in a hurry, food is slow-cooked, and you can experience the hospitality in every interaction. We are inviting you to explore and enjoy this southern wonderland. Check out our 5 Must See Things During Your First Visit to Liberty County and start planning your vacation.