Weekend Fun Trips

Nearby Excursions:

  1.  The Skidaway Island Aquarium- Cost is usually $1.00 per person.

  2. The Savannah Museum at the Welcome Center.

  3. Oatland Island Educational Center- has native animals and birds of coastal  Georgia.

  4. Tybee Lighthouse and Museum

  5. Ship of the Sea Museum

  6. Telfair Museum of Art

  7. Fort Pulaski – half way between Savannah and Savannah Beach

  8. Fort Jackson – the end of President Street

  9. Fort McAllister in Richmond Hill

  10. Skidaway Park has nature trails that children love.

  11. King-Tisdell Cottage- museum of regional African-American history and culture

  12. The Mighty Eight Museum in Pooler (The guys really like this.)

  13. Tour Historical Savannah- have  your child give you the tour.

  14. Bamboo Farm

  15. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

  16. Juliette Gordon Low’s birthplace

  17. Ebenezer Church and Museum in Rincon



All day trips:  (More than two hours away)

  1. The Indian Mounds in Macon (outdoor and educational)

  2. Plains, Georgia –  President Carter’s boyhood farm

  3. Providence Canyon near Columbus, Georgia- great nature trails and spectacular sights.

  4. Little White House - also near Columbus

  5. Air Force Museum – in Warner Robbins

  6.  Okefenokee Swamp – two hour drive; can be done in a day.