Your Guide to the Perfect Liberty County Staycation
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to plan your vacations for the next 52 weeks. It gives you plenty of time to go ahead and request time off work and prepare for the adventures that await you! Whether you bring friends, a significant other or take a solo trip – a “stay-cation” is the perfect way to experience a new place. We removed the hassle of planning by creating an itinerary for the perfect Liberty County staycation – just for you. Check it out below!
Unpack your bags at one of our local hotels.
You will love the spacious suites offered at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Flemington or the comfortable accommodations at Fairfield Inn & Suites. We have plenty of awesome options of places to stay where you can get a good night’s rest to prepare yourself for a fun-filled weekend! Check out this blog for a list of each of our hotels in Liberty County or rent an AirBnb to see some of the best backyard views. You can conveniently book your stay from our website!
Kick things off with a delicious brunch!
Located in Hinesville, The Yellow Bee is the perfect spot to have brunch before an action packed day of shopping and exploring! Order a plate of their delicious shrimp and grits or chicken and waffles and top it off with a mimosa! The Yellow Bee is Liberty County’s only mimosa bar, so start your morning off right with a delicious meal and a drink to go with it. 🥂
Shop ‘til you drop at some of our local favorites.
Have your credit cards ready, because we’ve got some great local boutiques for you to visit! Charming Chics, Pro Feet, Molly Maxine, Hinesville Pharmacy and Martin Mercantile are a few of our favorites. You’ll find handmade jewelry, stylish clothing, trendy shoes, one-of-a-kind home décor and much more. If you’re looking to go off the beaten path a bit, head out to Walthourville and visit Dawson’s General Store. They have the cutest clothes for men, women and children, and they even carry extended sizes!
Get some fresh air, learn some Liberty County history & enjoy local art all in one place!
While in downtown Hinesville, head over to Bryant Commons Park to enjoy the beautiful oak trees draped in Spanish moss, learn about the history of the telephone from the beginnings to modern day at ITPA or check out some local art at the Hinesville Area Arts Council! The art gallery is housed in the same building as Martin Mercantile, so you can kill two birds with one stone.
Enjoy an authentic German dining experience for lunch!
By this time, you’ve probably worked up an appetite from shopping and exploring, so pop into Zum Rosenhof German Restaurant for a delicious lunch. It’s a local favorite, and we can guarantee that it will not disappoint! Try an authentic German dish while hanging out in a great atmosphere to match. You might even get lucky and meet the owner, Anka Hinze. Tell her we sent you!
Ready for more shopping? Visit Oglethorpe Square!
You’ll find everything you could want and many things that you didn’t even know that you needed here! TJ Maxx, Hobby Lobby, Ulta, PetSmart, 5 Below and Dick’s Sporting Goods – to be exact. Find a new must-have look or a treat for your furry family member while shopping. If you feel like indulging in some self-care, visit Stella Nail Lounge for a manicure, pedicure or both!
Don’t forget to grab some dinner before heading in for the night.
In Oglethorpe Square there are plenty of options! Head to Chick-fil-A for a quick and tasty meal or reflect on your day with a sit-down dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse. If you happen to get a craving for desert on your way back to the hotel, check out some of the best spots in Liberty County to cure your sweet tooth!
Enjoy good vibes & even better views on your 2nd day in Liberty County by heading to the coast!
One of the best things about Liberty County is how intertwined the history is with the natural beauty of the Georgia coast, and we can’t wait for you to experience it.
Grab a delicious breakfast at Angie’s Diner!
Start your day with pancakes the size of your face! At Angie’s Diner, you definitely won’t leave hungry! A local favorite, they have a delicious breakfast buffet. Pile your plate up with all of the fixings of a southern style breakfast, and don’t forget to order a cup of coffee. You’re gonna need the caffeine for the awesome day that we have planned.
Now you’re ready to explore the outdoors at some of our favorite spots!
Head over to Riceboro where you’ll find the Historic Baptismal Trail. The serenity and peace you will feel as you take a stroll down the boardwalk is something hard to put into words. It was an active holy place for over 100 years!
If you’re looking for another boardwalk to explore, make your way over to Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center in Midway. As you walk, you’ll move from the fresh water swamp to the brackish water of the creek, and there’s a 15-foot watchtower located on the trail that offers a birds-eye view of the scenery.
Grab a delicious and fresh lunch at the Fleming Farmers Market.
After working up an appetite exploring the great outdoors, stop by the Fleming Farmers Market for a fresh cooked lunch. While you’re there check out their awesome selection of specialty items and seasonal produce!
Head over to Sunbury for the perfect afternoon!
The Sunbury Boat Ramp is a true hidden gem on the coast. No boat? No worries! There is a pier that is great for fishing, taking in the scenery and relaxing. It’s also a great spot to watch the sun set. Stay for a few minutes after it gets dark, and you can see all of the stars in the sky!
Complete your weekend with dinner at the Sunbury Crab Company, an open-air restaurant located right on the water.
This local hotspot features a menu focused around the freshest seafood you can find! Craving a basket of wild Georgia shrimp or a bucket of blue crabs caught that day? They’ve got it! If you’re up for one more stroll after dinner, the views from the dock are unbeatable and the perfect spot for a photo opportunity.
And that’s a wrap on your stay-cation getaway here in Liberty County.
If you’re interested in other things to do, check out some of our other itineraries like how to spend your weekend like a local. Follow us on social media so you’ll always be in the loop on the best ways to #ExploreLiberty!