The Perfect Stay-cation in Liberty County
We’ve reached the point in the summer where everyone is getting anxious. The first day back to school is creeping in which means it’s back to a daily and weekly routine for most. Instead of letting these things get you down, plan yourself a weekend getaway to relax and have a little “me time” before things get hectic again. Whether you bring friends, a significant other or take a solo trip – a “stay-cation” is the way to go, and we’ve got the perfect weekend in Liberty County all planned out 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 or the comfortable accommodations at Fairfield Inn & Suites.
There are plenty of awesome options on places to stay where you can get a good night’s rest to prepare yourself for a wonderful weekend!
Kick things off with a delicious brunch!
Located in Hinesville, The Yellow Bee is the perfect spot to have brunch before a glorious day of shopping and exploring!
Get some delicious shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles and a mimosa at Liberty County’s only mimosa bar. 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.
Get ready for a unique shopping experience! Visit Charming Chics, Emma Jane’s, Pro Feet, Molly Maxine, Hinesville Pharmacy and Martin Mercantile.
You’ll find handmade jewelry, stylish clothing, trendy shoes, one-of-a-kind home décor and much more!
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 local history by visiting the Old Liberty County Jail or check out some local art at the Hinesville Area Arts Council!
The art gallery is housed in the same building as Martin Mercantile, and what’s better than shopping and art all in one place?!
Enjoy an authentic German dining experience for lunch!
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.
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.
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 and 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 our slice of the Georgia coast, and we can’t wait for you to experience it.
Explore the outdoors at some of our favorite spots!
Located in Riceboro, 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 recreate. 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 some delicious BBQ for lunch.
After working up an appetite exploring the great outdoors, stop by Smokin’ Pig for a yummy meal.
Their menu is full of delicious BBQ meats and all the homemade fixin’s you could ever ask for!
Head over to Sunbury for the perfect afternoon!
Fill your afternoon with history at our state historic site, Fort Morris.
The 1-mile walking trail gives breathtaking views of our barrier island, St. Catherines, and circles the earthenwork walls of the old fort. The museum is closed on Sundays, but there are markers throughout the site to give you an insight to the history made there. The site is open daily dawn to dusk. Complete all of the coastal vibes with fresh, local seafood and the best views.
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 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 itineraries for ways to spend your weekend like a local and follow us on social media so you’ll always be in the loop on the best ways to #ExploreLiberty!