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Though Richmond Hill, Georgia, is the kind of place where you should kick back and soak up nature at its finest, you'll miss out on all there is to do if you don’t make room in your itinerary for exploring Richmond Hill’s highlights. From discovering Henry Ford’s influence on the city to taking a boat out for a fishing trip, from witnessing a Civil War reenactment to spotting a painted bunting on the Colonial Coast Birding Trail, Richmond Hill’s must-do activities will create memories and photo ops to make your explorations unforgettable.

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3894 Ft. McAllister Rd. Richmond Hill
912-727-2339
gastateparks.org/FortMcAllister
This scenic park, found and restored by Henry Ford, showcases the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. The earthworks were attacked seven times by Union ironclads but did not fall until 1864—ending General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.” Explore the grounds with cannons, a hot shot furnace, bombproof barracks, palisades and more, while a Civil War museum contains artifacts, a video and gift shop. Also explore Fort McAllister's nature trails. Kayak, canoe and SUP rentals, bike rentals, a playground and geocaching are available.
11460 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill
912-756-3697
richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com/museum
Learn about Ways Station, now Richmond Hill, in a building built in 1940 by Richmond Hill's most famous residents, automobile industrialist Henry Ford and his wife, Clara, which served as a kindergarten to local children.
9930 Ford Avenue Richmond Hill
912-756-2676
365dtm.com/richmondhill/Itineraries-History.php
Embark on a journey where you will learn about many of the fascinating people and stories that make up the rich heritage of south Bryan County, from the Guale Indian Village to automobile magnate Henry Ford.
10471 Ford Ave., Ste. D Richmond Hill
912-756-3314
allthingschocolateandmore.us
We have a large variety of amazing assorted chocolates...creams, jellies, truffles, caramels, salted
PO Box 336, 10750 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill
912-756-4573
captaindn.com
Take a fishing trip, not just another boat ride. Eco-tours, too! Captain Newlin has been offering inshore and offshore charters since 1979.
11460 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill
602-397-5300
richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com/museum
Plan your trip to coincide with a Cars & Coffee event, to enjoy classic cars and coffee.
2 Canebrake Rd. Savannah
912-921-5460
coastalgeorgiabg.org
Once a USDA plant production station, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens is 51 acres of historic plants, ornamental gardens, lakes, early 20th-century buildings and modern pick-your-own berry fields.
10686 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill
912-756-3552
ellasofrichmondhill.com
Coastal apparel, jewelry and home décor are the catch of the day at Ella's.
3203 Ft. McAllister Rd. Richmond Hill
912-727-3473
facebook.com/fishtalesga
This lively waterfront eatery serves seafood in a casual space with a Caribbean vibe and outdoor sea
2943 Kilkenny Rd. Richmond Hill
912-727-5999
marker107.com
Enjoy decadent jumbo lump crab cakes, succulent scallops and oysters, and straight-from-the-dock shr