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COASTAL GEORGIA BOTANICAL GARDENS
8 minute drive • 6 miles from Richmond Hill Savannah ' s transforming horticultural destination , the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens , is part of the University of Georgia ' s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences . With 51 acres of historic plants , ornamental gardens , lakes , early 20th-century buildings and modern pick-your-own berry fields , there are many things to experience . Plan a wedding , walk through the garden of lights at Christmas , and find something special in the gift shop ! CoastalGeorgiaBG . com
DARIEN
43 minutes • 42.5 miles As the second oldest planned city in Georgia , Darien plays host to a unique blend of natural beauty and history . Visit Fort King George or the Old Jail Art Center to name a few and dine on fresh , locally caught seafood at one of their restaurants , events or festivals . VisitDarien . com
HISTORIC ST . MARYS
1 hour 32 minute drive • 93 miles from Richmond Hill Shop . Dine . Relax . Head to the River for some water adventure . Visit St . Mary ’ s Submarine Museum and Waterfront Park . Catch the ferry to Cumberland Island , Georgia ’ s largest barrier island . VisitStMarys . com
MIDWAY MUSEUM
19 minute drive • 15 miles from Richmond hill The Midway Museum is an 18th century style home located in Midway , Georgia . This museum is home to many a prodigious collection of heirloom furnishings , paintings , artifacts and historical documents , as well as genealogical books of reference that many prominent families and their ancestors donated from the colonial period . After your history lesson , grab a bite to eat at Sunbury Crab Company which was named one of the Best Dives in Georgia ! HistoricMidway . com
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE MIGHTY EIGHTH AIRFORCE
20 minute drive • 15.2 miles from Richmond Hill Located only minutes from Richmond Hill , the Museum features over 90,000 square feet of exhibits , interactive displays , historical artifacts and a magnificent collection of aviation art . See a visually realistic mission experience , a world renowned research center and beautiful Memorial Garden . The World War II B-17 Flying Fortress , “ City of Savannah ,” is undergoing a complete restoration inside the Museum ’ s Combat Gallery . MightyEighthAir . org
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