Take a break from the I95 here’s a great get away with a chance to check out some late 1800 history. Parking is easy and the beautiful street scape with the lamp posts and sidewalks easily move you about. There are museums, thrift stores, restaurants and some old time buildings and homes throughout the city. […]
Clyo Georgia is located 8 miles north of Springfield Georgia on Ga. Hwy 119. There are two Georgia Historical markers in this small town. Clyo is a farming community, it has a post office , several churches and access to the Savannah River. It’s a treat if you like history.
Anytime I get the chance and have the extra time going to Florida I exit the I95 and hop on the A1A. If you are traveling south on I95 from Georgia into Florida look for the Yulee exit to Fernadina Beach or if you are traveling north into Georgia get off in Jacksonville and get the A1A at the beach.
This will set you back about an hour through the Jacksonville area if you don’t stop and look at the beautiful ocean and river scenery.
Things to look out for: You may get a peak at an aircraft carrier in port at Mayport Naval station
Manatees and an abundance of other wildlife
Restaurants with a selection of fresh fish and other seafood , available to eat in or pack in your travel cooler
If your traveling with the little folk the ferry is great fun too!!!
Happy trails…don’t miss the Florida A1A
On the Georgia-South Carolina state line is a beautiful wildlife refuge to visit easily accessible to the I95 interstate. For travelers the easiest way to get to this worth while travelers break is to exit in Hardeeville, SC. You will get off on Hwy 17 and take it south toward Savannah. There are directional signs along the way. (about 14 miles)
It’s a good idea to wear tennis shoes or boots because you will want to get out of your vehicle to see the abundance of birds, alligators, snakes, and bugs. Plan to spend an hour on the 4 mile drive through trail. There are also walking paths at certain sites. We did get a glimpse of a bobcat so I stayed close to the truck.
There is no charge to tour this natural habitat of beauty, and for all you sweet hearts you may even get a few love bugs to tag along.
Happy travels, bug repellent needed
Savannah is the oldest city in the state of Georgia and is a relaxing vacation destination or a long weekend getaway. You’ll enjoy just walking the beautiful streets of the historic district, city market and cobbled stone River Street. The weather is pleasant October through May. The summer is warm, but you can cool off at Tybee Island. Great restaurants especially if you like seafood!
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