RECREATION

On Location
•Walk or jog our 1/2 mile perimeter without worry about traffic or dogs.
•Fishing: catch and release, catfish, and bream
•Firepit: Hank keeps it loaded and ready most of the time for you to enjoy. If you forget the “yum-yums,” ask. We might have some stashed away in the house.

Local
•Agrirama: a historic museum of an 1880s village. Special days include fiddle convention, cane juicing, cotton ginning, etc. Visit their website for hours and more information (www.agrirama.com)
•Farmer’s Market at the Agrirama welcome center: April through October on Saturdays. You may find locally made homemade breads and goodies, local honey, organic grass-fed meats (Marview Farms), locally grown produce (many organic), crafts
•Magnolia Tree: This may not be listed in your vacation planner, but if you’ve got time,  to see what used to be one of the largest and most incredible old magnolia trees in the U.S. Take Southwell Blvd. exit. Turn east. Cross the intersection and railroad. Next road on the right. Watch for the sign. The tree is on the right. Note: This tree was vandalized and set partially on fire. There are still remains of it’s hugeness.

•Horse Creek Winery at Sparks/Adel. Tasting and dining. (www.horsecreekwinery.com)
•South Georgia Motorspeed Park (Cecil/Adel)

 

Close by
• Sunbelt Expo: Moultrie,in October
• Calico Arts and Craft Shows – Spence Field: Moultrie, in March and in November
• Wild Adventures, Valdosta
• Cheehaw Park, Albany
• Andersonville Prison of War Historic Park, Andersonville
• Plains (home of Jimmy Carter and his “Sunday School Class”)
• Lake Blackshear, Cordele.
• South Georgia Motor Sports Park – Adel

Christmas time
•Tifton tour of homes
•Hometown holidays (usually first Saturday of December)
•Private lights and decorations

Restaurants
•We recommend you try some locally owned and operated restaurants: BBQ: Pit-Stop, Bubba’s, and Hawk Eye BBQ, or go to Sylvester to Fat Boys BBQ
Charles Seafood, The Bistro and Giggles Cafe (downtown), The Local (downtown)
•Chains you’ll recognize: Red Lobster, Ruby Tuesday, Applebee’s, Longhorn’s Steakhouse,  Golden Corral, Logan’s, Olive Garden, Cracker Barrel, Old Time Country Buffet

Consignment Shops:
Start with Southern Pickers on Main St. and go from there. They can point you in more directions to the various shops around town. Also don’t forget to go to Carrie’s Antiques downtown on Hwy 82.

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