As a city that is growing year on year, Pooler, Georgia, is one of those destinations that always surprises us. When you’re visiting this part of the States, there is so much to see and do and so many of the larger cities to visit that gems like this can often get overlooked. Don’t make that mistake though, take a look at what Pooler has to offer and you’ll make sure you take a detour to this fascinating city.
What to See and Do
The city’s most famous attraction is probably the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, that highlights some of the incredible acts of heroism and bravery displayed by the men and women who served in the Eighth. Follow their story from the Second World War, right up to the present day.
Pooler is also a great destination if you have a love of the outdoors and in particular sports and outside activities. Take a visit to Tom Triplett Community Park. One of the highlights of this green space is the lock system that forms a part of the Savannah/Ogeechee canal system that dates back from before the Civil War.
Fans of history will also be able to check out the remains of the Gatekeeper’s House and more than 140 tent mounds left by Sherman’s Army during the Civil War.
Naturally, you’ll be able to enjoy all the other activities that this area offers, such as running, cycling or simply walking on the lighted path around the impressive lake. This large, clean lake itself offers water sports such as kayaking and is large enough to accommodate school trips as well individuals and families.
If you’re more of a foodie then you won’t be disappointed at what Pooler has to offer. With an eclectic and varied mix of restaurant and fast food from all over the world, Pooler has a cuisine to match everyone’s preference.
The diversity of the offering is celebrated at festivals and events throughout the year, including Food Truck Fest where more than 20 vehicles serve food alongside fun games and activities for all the family.
Around Georgia you’ll also find other festivals including the 1,000 Lights Water Lantern Festival and the Love and Soul Family Festival.
Find a hotel near Savannah Hilton Head International Airport and use it as your base to explore this surprising and often very beautiful region. Start out at Pooler and work your way around the major cities, include Chattahoochee National Forest and the many other areas of stunning scenery. You’ll be surprised at the variety on offer from major players like Atlanta to the beautiful beaches dotted along the varied and sometimes rugged coastland. This really is a trip that will set you apart from the many tourists who only visit the key tourist destinations and then pass right on through. They’re missing out on the many fascinating sides of this key destination.
You’ll be creating memories and the trip of a lifetime, ready to upload to your travel blog and impress friends and family with your free spirit and adventures.