Let’s hear it for the boys! Whether you idea of fun is shooting 18 holes of golf or a night on the town, you’ll find it here.
Georgia Southern Athletics. The Eagles soar in every season. Football, basketball, baseball – there’s nothing like the excitement of a collegiate sporting event. With a student body of 20,000, this campus offers the best of the NCAA. Website: http://www.georgiasoutherneagles.com/
Fore! Statesboro offers a golf bag full of options for the golfer. From 18-hole courses to award-winning driving ranges, fun is par for the course.
Smithfield Golf Club www.smithfieldgolf.com
The Clubhouse Driving Range http://www.clubhousestatesboro.com/golf/
Georgia Southern University Golf Course at University Park http://recreation.georgiasouthern.edu/golf/
Roll a strike. Play laser tag. Take a swing. At The Clubhouse, you’ll find 24 state-of-the-art bowling lanes and a fun, family atmosphere. Or look at the Skybox Private Lanes for your own buddy tournament play. You’ll also find a laser tag facility and batting cages. There’s a restaurant on site, too. http://www.clubhousestatesboro.com/
Hike, relax, catch a game. 155-acre Mill Creek Regional Park has walking trail with exercise stations, picnic pavilions, and plenty of wide open space for pick-up game. Or catch a local game on one of the man ball fields. Website: http://www.bullochrec.com.
Swim and splash. Dive into Splash in the Boro Family Waterpark’s 768,000 gallons of fun? Water slides and lazy rivers, play pools and concession stands make for a wet and wild fun from mid-May through Labor Day. Website: www.splashintheboro.com
Sip the wine. Whether you want to see the winemaker’s art or just enjoy a glass and the view, Meinhardt Vineyards is a vintage experience. Nestled in the countryside, it bottles scenic views, sunsets, and award-winning wines. Website: www.meinhardtvineyards.com
Check the nightlife. Looking for a great dinner? Or just some laughs over drinks? How about a local band or a good show? Statesboro has over 200 restaurants, many with live entertainment. And shows? Check out the Averitt Center for the Arts and the Georgia Southern Performing Arts Center.
Play games. If you’re a fan of Dungeons and Dragons, Magic, comic books or other games big boys play, you’ve found the place. Galactic Comics & Games has leagues, tournaments and good fun. www.galacticcomicsandgames.com
Head for the river. The Ogeechee River and its major tributary the Canoochee River are two of Georgia’s natural gems. These beautiful blackwater rivers flow freely through eastern Georgia, draining a 5,540 square-mile basin that encompasses wetlands, forests, farms, and scores of towns and cities, including Statesboro and Savannah.
Let’s hunt. Bulloch County is a hunter’s paradise, with a number of public hunting areas, as well as clubs and preserves.