Southwest Georgia Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Southwest Georgia - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Andersonville National Historic Site

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About 20 mi northeast of Plains, Andersonville National Historic Site is a solemn reminder of the Civil War's tragic toll. Andersonville,...

Birdsong Nature Center

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With 565 acres of lush fields, forests, swamps, and butterfly gardens, this nature center is a wondrous haven for birds and scores of...

Callaway Gardens Resort

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South of Pine Mountain Village lies the area's main draw: a 14,000-acre golf and tennis resort with a combination of elaborate, cultivated...

Coca-Cola Space Science Center

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Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center, part of the Riverwalk, houses a multimedia planetarium with different hourly...

Columbus Museum

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The state's largest art and history museum focuses heavily on American art ranging from colonial portraiture to provocative contemporary...

Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village

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Explore Southwest Georgia's agricultural heritage at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. Located in Tifton, about...

Habitat for Humanity Global Village & Discovery Center

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Not far from Plains, the town of Americus is best known as the headquarters of Habitat for Humanity, an organization dedicated to building...

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

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Three different historic sites highlight the life and work of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter. You can visit the...


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You'll find a pleasant diversion at LaGrange, which lies 70 mi southwest of Atlanta via Interstate 85 and 27 mi northwest of Pine Mountain.

Lapham–Patterson House

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When it was built by Chicago shoe manufacturer Charles W. Lapham in 1884, this three-story Victorian house was state of the art, with...