Top 10 Things To Do In Richmond Hill, Georgia

Richmond Hill, Georgia is a beautiful town in Southeast Georgia made popular because of its ability to keep a charming, small town , coastal feel, all while being just a short drive to Interstate 95 and the metropolitan city of Savannah, Georgia. Richmond Hill is a delightful place for a quiet getaway with plenty of shopping, food, recreation, beautiful marsh views, candied treats and of course….sweet tea!  You will find something for everyone to do here! We have done the “guesswork” for you by compiling a top 10 list of things to do while enjoying our beautiful city!

Articles Provided by Amy Boatwright

#1 All Things Chocolate and More

Locally owned by the Riccelli family, this sweet shop offers a taste of home no-matter where your place of origin may be. This 4200  square-foot building is jam-packed with something for everyone’s taste. The possibilities are nearly endless as they have nearly perfected this art…
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#2 Fort McAllister State Park

Peacefully hidden amoung approximately 1725 acres of land, Fort McAllister State Park is known for its beautiful scenery located along the Ogeechee River. Adorned with its enormous live oaks, this park is great for a day of recreation and includes activities such as nature trails…
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#3 J.F. Gregory Park

This family-friendly 335 acre community park is open year-round and loaded with approximately three miles of trails for running, walking or cycling, and even hosts an occasional 5K race. The park has several areas for picnicking, a playground for the kids, an amphitheater….
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#4 Ella’s

Whether you’re decorating the coastal house, back patio or your favorite little coffee nook, searching for the perfect gift or maybe just having a “me” shopping day, you are sure to find what you are looking for here! With unique treasures from clothing, accessories, jewelry and….
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Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery

Originally constructed in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), this 87-acre facility contains 38 fish production and rearing ponds (which total 18.8 acres of water), raises 8 different types of fish and aids in stocking numerous privately-owned ponds. The hatchery features three kids…
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Game Changers Health Complex

Cycling, swimming, running and overall fitness enthusiasts, this is your place! This health complex houses community shops for the avid runner, cycling lover, expert triathelete or just those wanting to get started on a more active lifestyle. One of the shops in the complex gaining a lot of community attention is…
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Fish Tales

Looking for a classy meal with a laid-back feel? Head to the river!  Located at Fort McAllister Marina just a few miles from the intercoastal waterway along the Ogeechee River, this restaurant has a wide variety of food from one of their fresh seafood specialties to a juicy steak. They also offer a great kids…
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Richmond Hill Historical Society & Museum

Formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten, the “Richmond Hill Historical Society & Museum” is successfully accomplishing its goal of educating the community of this small town’s rich, diverse history. The Historical Society’s museum is housed in a building built in 1940 by automobile hero, and local resident, the late Henry Ford…
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Marker 107

Located on Kilkenny Creek, this treasured restaurant to many locals offers beautiful views of Ossabaw and St. Catherine’s Islands. Although the attire maybe casual, the dishes are anything but! Their creative entrees are nothing short of gourmet. They feature classic seafood dishes on their menu as well, so those less daring…
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Richmond Hill Animal Shelter

This list would not be complete if we didn’t direct you to our local animal shelter. Are you in a position to grow your heart and your home? Then please take a little time out of your stay to spend meeting some of the most precious pets alive! What better treasure to take home from our great town than that of an animal…
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