Best Getaways Near Fort Gordon
While it seems like there is no end in sight to social distancing, it’s nice to dream. For those stationed at Fort Gordon, there are so many different destinations within a few hours of the area that will make for great getaways when everyone can freely travel again. Keep these spots in mind when you get ready to plan your next short trip.
Tybee Island, Georgia
Tybee Island is the perfect beach getaway in Georgia. It’s just under 3 hours drive time and the southern hospitality mixed with ocean relaxation is perfect. Spend an evening taking a stroll down the pier with an ice cream cone and fried dinner, or enjoy one of the nearby local seafood spots with a refreshing beverage.
Charleston, South Carolina
A 3 hour drive to Charleston will bring you the perfect weekend trip for all things southern. The eclectic food choices, multitude of small shops downtown and nearby Isle of Palms beach all create a recipe for the best getaway. If you enjoy historic tours, there are museums and boat tours available as well. The hotels are beautiful and every area you visit is picture perfect.
If the mountains are more your speed, take a trip to Helen for the weekend. It takes about 3 hours to get there and once you arrive, it’s easy to throw your cares away. The peaceful sound of a river rushing through the city seems to pause time as you stroll through the old German town. The food is delicious and so are the views!
Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte is a beautiful city just over 3 hours away from the Fort Gordon area. There are breweries for the beer lover, trolley tours and comedy shows for the best entertainment during your trip. Don’t forget about the shopping as well!
Consider adding these destinations to your dream list and make reservations as soon as travel is acceptable again!