Things to Do Near Dunham Farms
Coastal Georgia offers lots of excellent touring opportunities. Visit a natural barrier island, stroll through beautiful historic Savannah, paddle the mysterious Okefenokee Swamp, or soak up the history of the area. While there are many wonderful things to do at Dunham Farms, the neighborhood also offers other discoveries within easy driving distance. Ask your hosts about them as well as restaurants, dockage if you want to come by boat, etc. The following are just a few:
1812 earthworks fort, museum, private charter boat
Shrimp Docks Restaurant
Colonial Coast State Birding Trail
Dunham Farms (Melon Bluff) and Ft. Morris
Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Reserve
Springfield Legacy Foundation Education Center, 25 miles of trails, Birding Trail (signage 2.5 miles), Ripley Farm (both Georgia and National Register of Historic Places), Live Oaking Trail, Observation tower overlooking old rice fields.
Seabrook Village Living History Museum
Includes 2 farm properties on both the Georgia and National Register of Historic Places, African-American restored village, educational and preservation programs, tours, etc., Cultural Olympiad Award site, One-room school, homes, farm buildings, collections. Interactive.
Youman’s Pond Bird Sanctuary
• Mighty 8th Air Force Museum
• Savannah-Ogeechee Barge Canal (19th Century)
• Savannah’s historic district – theatre, River Street, Savannah Music Festival, tours
• Golf courses are located up and down the coast within easy driving distance.