The weather is officially hot! We’re seeing high 90s temps already this month with a forecast of over 100 degrees coming soon! Don’t let the Georgia heat lead to cabin fever though, get out of the house or office and have a little fun! These 5 places in coastal Georgia are sure to be winners to beat the heat & have a little fun, too!
Watch a movie!
Enjoy a cool evening at the Jesup drive-in! One of the few remaining drive-ins in the country & the oldest in Georgia, the Jesup drive-in is a fantastic place to have some fun while staying cool! For the low cost of $5 per person, it’s an inexpensive outing as well! Grab some food from the concession stand and enjoy your evening under the stars!
Make a splash at a local splash pad, pool or water park! There is simply no better way to cool off than making a splash in a cool pool! Just a short drive from Hinesville are several options to take a dip & cool off, plan a trip that suits your crew! Check out a few options below for you & your friends to cool off in the water.
- Splash pad on Ft. Stewart
- Summer Waves on Jekyll Island
- LCRD pools: Hinesville and Midway
- Splash in the Boro
Unwind at the block party!
Second Saturday block parties! Every month on the second Saturday in Bradwell Park is a free community concert. While it does start before the sun goes down, you can buy a beverage from the beer garden to cool off or explore in one of the local shops downtown while you wait. Bring a chair and spend the evening with your friends and the community listening to good music
Soak up some history!
Visit a museum! Chill in the A/C & soak up some history in one of the many museums and historic sites around Hinesville and as far as Savannah. Learn about this history of this area from Revolutionary times as well as brush up on your knowledge of artwork. See two of our favorites below! Visit the Liberty CVB for more local historic sites!
Play some games!
Visit an arcade or bowling alley! This is a fun one and the whole family can enjoy. Grab a few extra bucks and head to a local arcade or bowling alley. Fang’s Island in Hinesville is a newer, local option for arcade lovers with lunch made to order. Fort Stewart has two bowling alleys on base and one even has black lighting for a fun, cosmic experience. A bit further out is Pooler’s Frames & Games– laser tag, bowling, arcade games and more!