Merriam-Webster says a vacation spent at home or nearby is a staycation! With gas prices continuing to climb, staying closer to home might be more relevant than not. We’ve put together a few ideas for you to enjoy when you are looking for things to do.

Be Active

• Bike or Kayak at Fort McAllister State Park
You don’t have to be a camper to enjoy the scenic views along the causeway that leads to Savage Island.

Start at the Visitor’s Center / Museum

Kids and Adult Bikes Available for Rent
$5 for one hour
$10 for four hours
$15 for eight hours

Canoes and Tandem Kayaks
$40 for four hours
$60 for eight hours

Single Kayaks
$30 for four hours
$50 for eight hours

• Fish or Crab from a Pier

Ogeechee River Fishing Pier
J.F. Gregory Park
Tivoli River Fishing Pier and Kayak Launch


Richmond Hill History Museum- navigate the rich and diverse history at the historic Ford Kindergarten Building

Fort McAllister State Park- Museum and Tours

Colonial Coast Birding Trail

Arts on the Coast Gallery- explore the work of local artists at The Richmond Hill Visitor’s Center

Especially for Kids

Get Creative

Midnight Star Pottery- paint the day away at this family-friendly venue.

Cool Off

The Ice Cream Stop- everyone loves ice cream, especially on a hot day.


Nasso Donut- try them a dozen at a time!