Top 5 Unforgettable Experiences in Kingsland, Georgia

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Nestled on the southeast coast of Georgia, just three miles from the Georgia/Florida border and 25 miles north of Jacksonville, Florida, Kingsland, Georgia, is a charming small coastal town oozing with natural beauty, Southern hospitality and unique adventures suitable for the whole family.

Enjoy a ride aboard the Georgia Coastal Railway, kick up your heels at the Woodbine Opry, explore a submarine museum and more. There’s never a shortage of adventure in Kingsland, GA.

See why Kingsland is the perfect place to stop and stretch your legs on your next Florida road trip.

5 Unforgettable Things To Do In Kingsland, GA

All aboard the Georgia Coastal Railway

One of Kingsland’s most unique experiences can be found aboard the Georgia Coastal Railway. Hop on one of America’s oldest privately owned shortline railroads and experience everything from scenic rides to themed excursions. This family friendly adventure entertains passengers of all ages with various seasonally themed rides through neighborhoods, Georgia marshlands, commercial districts and a working rail yard. From the Murder Mystery Express, The Great Gatsby Express and The Wine Tasting Special to the Pizza Express, The Wild West Train and the ever-popular Christmas Train, there’s sure to be an adventure to pique your interest.

For a full list of themed rides, click here. All excursions depart from the Kingsland Station located on South Lee Street, just two miles west of I-95. Advance reservations strongly encouraged. Georgia Coastal Railway, 440 South Lee Street, Kingsland, Georgia 31548; 904-370-3744

Submarine Museum

Located in nearby St. Marys, the St. Marys Submarine Museum is the largest museum of its kind in the South and the fifth largest in the country. Featuring nearly 5,000 square feet of exhibits and displays on two floors, visitors will experience history come alive with a wide variety of images, paintings, artifacts, models and rare historical documents, many of which have not been made available to the public until now. Largely focusing on the “silent service,” the St. Marys Submarine Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history and legacy of the submarine force and those who have served and are currently serving our nation.

Woodbine Opry

Featuring two nights of live performances, there’s no doubt the good times will roll at the Woodbine Opry. Be entertained Friday nights with bluegrass and gospel performances then prepare to kick up your heels Saturday nights with classic country and good ‘ole rock and roll. Located in the renovated “Old School” Woodbine Community Center, performances range from open mic jam sessions to shows by some of South Georgia’s best musicians. This family friendly outing is sure to be enjoyed by all. Admission is free, dinner available for purchase. More information about Friday night and Saturday night performances, show times and dinner menus is available online.

Let loose and release

Burn off some steam at Unleashed Camden, Kingsland’s premier entertainment center featuring axe throwing, Rage “Smash” Room and a Paint “Splatter” Room. The first of its kind in the area, Unleashed Camden gives patrons the opportunity to chop, smash and splatter in a fun environment. Suit up and get ready to smash vases, chairs, bottles, computers and more to unleash that pent up energy in the Smash Room. Unleash your inner artist in the Splatter Room and sling paint on the walls, ceiling and floor. Perfect for a date night, girls’ night or corporate outing, this experience is one you won’t soon forget. Group rates and discounts available. 

Neutral Zone Studios

Calling all “Star Trek” fans! Previously home to the web series “Star Trek Continues,” Neutral Zone Studios houses meticulously constructed Star Trek sets under the guidance of the series’ Executive Producer, Vic Mignogna. This not-for-profit, 9,600-square-foot facility is a full-service turn-key film studio offering a full-scale suite of Constitution class starship sets including the bridge, transporter room, engineering and more. Now open to the public, “Star Trek” fans delight in Fan Appreciation Weekends giving them the opportunity to get up close and personal with the infamous sets. For more information on “Star Trek” Fan Appreciation Weekends, click here

Where to stay in Kingsland

With easy access on and off I-95, Kingsland offers many lodging options from big brand hotels to RV parks. For a list of Kingsland lodging options, see this extensive list of places to stay.

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