5 Ways to Stay Entertained On the Southside

By: Laura Weyman, Travel Editor



Explore Georgia’s Sea Life


At the University of Georgia Aquarium (Located on Skidaway), you can explore Georgia’s marine life inside this 16 tank exhibit for only $6. From loggerhead turtles, to sharks, to Atlantic Spadefish, this tiny wildlife museum offers you a chance to observe Georgia’s coastal critters without venturing into the murky waters. As a bonus, the building is surrounded by beautiful trails you can stroll through after taking a tour inside the building.


Armstrong Campus Arboretum


Our very own 268 acre campus is home to a botanical garden! Next time you find yourself bored in between classes, pick up a guide and stroll around campus to learn about native plants such as live oak, southern magnolia, red bay, horse sugar and sparkleberry, or take a walk through the international garden located in between Solms and Hawes Hall.


Keller’s Flea Market- A Favorite for Locals and Tourists Alike  


This tourist and local attraction located right where 17 crosses 204 will make you feel like you are travelling in time. This 60 stall flea market has everything you need and want from puppies, to old game boy games, to baseball cards, to custom made leather belts, Keller’s Flea Market has it all.


Enjoy the Football Season at the Favorite Southside Staple


Football season is finally upon us and B & D Burgers is having specials on food and drinks all season long! Last weekend they offered: $15 Domestic Beer Buckets, $5 Smart Bombs,$4 Fireball Shots, $5 Jameson Shots, $5 Queso & Chips. Check their facebook page to see what next game’s specials will be!


Go Bowling!


AMF Savannah Lanes offers great deals on bowling and/or food and drinks every night of the week. They offer $2.50 games for Sunday Funday, $12.09 unlimited games and food and drink specials on Monday Mayhem, for $2.22 Tuesdays everything is $2.22, and College Night is every Thursdays which includes, $7 unlimited bowling, $2.50 slices, and $2.50 pints. Check their website for more specials going on!