Best Family-Friendly Day Trips From Kingsland, Georgia

Best Family-Friendly Day Trips From Kingsland, Georgia

Kingsland is the perfect place for families to get away and enjoy the great outdoors. From hiking to boating, there are many family-friendly things to do near Kingsland, Georgia. Keep reading to find out how far the beach is from Kingsland, Georgia, the cities nearby and more.

Six Best Day Trip Destinations Within an Hour of Kingsland, Georgia

Searching for unique family-friendly vacation destinations near the beautiful city of Kingsland, Georgia? Take a trip to some of these great local attractions within 50 miles of the Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA Holiday:

  1. Cumberland Island — 9 miles to the ferry in St. Mary's: Cumberland Island is a magical place. The island is beautiful, but what makes the area shine is the people who live there and the activities that are available. Truly unwind and enjoy nature in all its glory. Take a 45-minute ferry to Cumberland Island, enjoy the beach, hike the nature trails or explore the historic sites.
  2. Amelia Island — 20 miles away: Amelia Island is a wonderful place to visit if you prefer a quiet beach getaway with a little bit of history. The island has a lot to offer, from the historic district and history museum to Fort Clinch State Park and the pinball museum. If you want to get out on the water, you can rent kayaks or boats.
  3. Fernandina Beach — 23 miles away: Fernandina Beach is a charming small town on the northern coast of Amelia Island, Florida. These 13 miles are home to many activities and attractions. You can take a river cruise guided by historians and naturalists. If you prefer not to walk or bike, hop on a trolley for a relaxing tour of the area. If you are looking for something more active, try putt-putt golfing or fishing from one of the many piers.
  4. Jacksonville, Florida — 32 miles away: Jacksonville boasts a vibrant arts scene, historic neighborhoods and shopping. This coastal city near Kingsland, Georgia, is home to the world-famous Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, which offers over 115 acres of wildlife exhibits and gardens. You can also spend the day exploring the city's many beaches or taking in a game at EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  5. Golden Isles —  45 miles away: The Golden Isles are a chain of islands off the coast of Georgia and make an excellent place for a weekend getaway. The famed Jekyll Island boasts some of Georgia's best beaches, and the family-friendly atmosphere makes it a great place to bring your kids. Enjoy biking, splashing in the surf or relaxing on the sand.
  6. Fort King George State Historic Site — 50 miles away: Fort King George State Historic Site, on Georgia's Altamaha River, preserves the site of a British fort. Established in 1721, many considered it a rare example of fortification from this period. Take a tour of these historical buildings and learn about what happened at this outpost during the colonial era.

Book Your Family Vacation Today!

With so many great things to see and do in Kingsland, Georgia, the most challenging part of your vacation will be deciding which one to do first. 

After spending a relaxing evening at Jacksonville North / St. Mary's KOA Holiday, you will be ready for an adventurous morning full of the best day trips from Kingsland, Georgia. Take a dip in the pool, relax by the campfire or enjoy some time with nature — we've got you covered. Reserve your campsite today!

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