Finding Home When PCSing to Fort Stewart
If you’ve just gotten orders to Fort Stewart, GA, we know that finding the perfect home for your family can be overwhelming. Whether you plan to buy or rent, let us help you figure out what location nearby will suit you best!
Richmond Hill is well known for its award-winning public schools and tight-knit community feel. These reasons alone make it a popular choice for families PCSing to both Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, as well as families simply relocating to the Savannah area for work. In Richmond Hill, you’ll find homes and apartments at every price point, as well as a vibrant sense of community and small-town vibe (despite it being one of the fastest growing cities in Georgia!)
Top Things To Do In Richmond Hill:
Richmond Hill is a coastal town that sits on the Intracoastal Waterway, so it’s easy to spend the day on the water kayaking, boating, or fishing. You’ll also want to check out Richmond Hill’s historical offerings, Fort McAllister State Park, and fine selection of shops and restaurants. Richmond Hill is also the home of many family-friendly weekend events that usually take place at J.F. Gregory Park, the most famous of which being The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.
If you are looking for the shortest commute possible to Fort Stewart, you’ll want to look for a home in Hinesville. Because of its proximity to Fort Stewart, many of your neighbors will be military families, and you’ll enjoy a lower cost of living than in some of the other locations on our list.
Top Things To Do in Hinesville:
Although it’s a relatively quiet town, you’ll enjoy the town’s Thursday Farmers Market, parks and museums, and annual festivals such as Blues, Brews & BBQ, The Scarecrow Stroll, and The Small World Festival. Looking for a unique family date night? Take a short drive to the Jesup Drive-In—Georgia’s oldest drive-in movie theatre.
Midway is another small town that sits between Hinesville and Richmond Hill. Although options for shopping and dining are more limited in Midway than in some of the other locations on our list, it’s a beloved town with plenty of outdoor attractions to explore.
Top Things To Do In Midway:
Spend the day at the Midway Museum or enjoy the natural sights and history at Fort Morris. After an active day, enjoy dinner on the water at Sunbury Crab Co.
If you want to be close to all the newest shops, restaurants, and attractions, you’ll want to consider Pooler. Another one of Georgia’s rapidly growing towns, you’ll skip the small-town feel in Pooler and, instead, you’ll get the ultimate convenience of all its big-box stores and endless dining options. You’ll also find many new homes and apartments at a variety of price points in Pooler.
Top Things To Do In Pooler:
While there seem to be endless things to do in Pooler, some of our favorites are shopping at the Tanger Outlets, visiting The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, and mini-golfing or go-carting at Fun Zone Amusement and Sports Park.
Although notably nearly an hour from Fort Stewart, some families cannot resist the charm and history of the city of Savannah. Within Savannah, there are a variety of neighborhoods to choose from, all with different ambiances and attractions.
Top Things To Do in Savannah:
Stroll through the city’s historic district and browse the varied selection of boutiques and gourmet restaurants, celebrate the “First Friday” of every month on River Street, or take a walk through Forsyth Park. It’s a city steeped in wonder and history, no matter where you look.
Want to tour several of these areas? Our team is experienced in relocation to Fort Stewart and we understand the unique needs of the military family. We’d be honored to help you find your dream home or rental. Contact us today to get in touch!