Better Day Trips

  • George L. Smith State Park
    10 minutes from Metter

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    George L. Smith
    State Park

    371 George L. Smith
    State Park Rd.
    Twin City, GA 30471
    Toll Free 800-864-7275

    Only 15 minutes from Metter, the amazing George L. Smith State Park contains 1,634 acres of fishing, camping, boating, and hiking opportunities. Boats are available for rent, as are several cabins. A beautiful covered bridge sets the perfect scene for avid nature photographers as well. Mill Pond Kayak offers guided paddling tours of the 412-acre cypress-lined Watson Mill Pond inside the park.

  • Beaver Creek Plantation –
    10 minutes from Metter

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    Beaver Creek Plantation
    3698 Hwy. 80 E.
    Twin City GA 30471

    Beaver Creek Plantation has provided some of the finest quail hunting courses, guides, and trained dogs since 1998. As a members-only quail hunting plantation, Beaver Creek offers quality quail hunting as well as a cozy retreat for individuals and families, complete with a fully-stocked lake. Other offerings include dove shoots, pheasant tower shoots, boating and fishing, a pro shop, and mule and wagon rides. Weddings and special events can be scheduled here as well.

  • Statesboro, GA –
    24 minutes from Metter

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    Statesboro, Georgia
    is a college town that exudes history, architec- ture, live shows and museums, sports, nature and fun. Meet a bald eagle at the Lamar Q. Ball Raptor Center, or spend at hot summer day at Splash in the ‘Boro water park.

  • Gordonia Alatamaha State Park –
    26 minutes from Metter

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    Gordonia Alatamaha State Park
    322 Park Ln./
    Hwy. 280 W.
    Reidsville, GA 30453
    Toll Free 800-864-7275

    Gordonia Alatamaha State Park in southeast Georgia is a favorite for picnicking, family reunions and golf. Visitors can rent pedal boats and fishing boats during warmer months. Docks are available for anglers.

  • Savannah, GA –
    1 hour from Metter

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    Experience Savannah, Georgia’s unique heritage and culture, which blends the best of the old and the new. Explore beautiful park-like squares, stroll along River Street and City Market or spend an afternoon people-watching in Forsyth Park. You can even head to Savannah’s backyard beach at Tybee Island for a day of fun in the sand.

  • Splash in the ‘Boro –
    30 minutes from Metter

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    Splash in the ‘Boro
    Water Park

    Hwy. 24 East
    Statesboro, GA 30461

    In Statesboro’s Mill Creek Park, enjoy more than 768,000 gallons of fun only minutes away from Interstate 16.