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Places around Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast




   
 
Places


Whatever brings you to Americus and Sumter County, Georgia, there are plenty of SouthWest Georgia attractions to entertain and enlighten any visitor. We know you will find something of interest for you! Some are within a short 15 minute drive and others make great day trips, with Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast as your "home base".

We want you to make the most of your time in our area and understand how difficult it can be deciding what to do. Most people find that one day does not allow enough time to enjoy the area's offerings. Allow us to offer some insights and suggestions to assist you.

For your convenience, we have listed the attractions in order of proximity to the Americus Garden Inn. For assistance with trip planning, please see our Itineraries Page.



Americus Downtown Historic District
101 W. Lamar Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-928-6059
http://www.americusga.gov/#!downtown-americus

Venue Type: Historic Architecture

Mon - Fri 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 5 minutes
 
Walking Outside
Americus Residential Historic District
Americus, GA 31709
http://americus.binarybus.com

Venue Type: Historic Architecture



Daily Dawn to Dusk
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 5 minutes
 
Walking or Driving Tour
Café Campesino Roastery and Coffee
725 Spring Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-2468
http://www.cafecampesino.com

Venue Type:
Agriculture, Social Cause



Mon - Fri 7:30am-5:30pm
Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm
 
Fri: 11:00am cupping & tour. Other call
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 5 minutes
Griffin Bell Golf and Conference Center
1800 S. Lee Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-2914
http://gsw.edu/Golf/Home

Venue Type:
Recreation


Daily 8:00am-dusk
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 5 minutes
 
18 holes, 6,096 yards, Par 71, Slope 130
Habitat for Humanity Global Village and Discovery Center
721 W. Church Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-410-7937
http://www.habitat.org/gvdc

Venue Type: Social Cause

Mon - Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday
March-Nov
10:00am-2:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 5 minutes
 
Walking Outside
Oak Grove Cemetery
309 Rees Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-2280
http://www.americusgardeninn.com

Venue Type: General History, Recreation

Daily Dawn to Dusk
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 5 minutes
 
Walking Outside
Rylander Theater
310 W. Lamar Street
Americus, GA 31709
229-928-2466
http://www.rylander.org

Venue Type: Historic Architecture
Tue - Fri 11:00am-4:00pm
 
Venue Time 0.50 hours
Travel Time 5 minutes
 
1 hr tour when train is in town
  Brickyard Plantation Golf Club
1619 U.S. Hwy. 280 East
Americus, GA 31709
229-874-1234
http://www.brickyardgolfclub.com

Venue Type: Recreation

Daily 8:00am-dusk
 
Venue Time 6.00 hours
Travel Time 10 minutes
 
27 holes, 9,481 yards, Par 36 (9), Slope 108
  Andersonville National Historic Site / Andersonville Civil War Village
496 Cemetery Road
Andersonville, GA 31711
229-924-0343
http://www.nps.gov/ande

Venue Type: Military History

Daily 8:30am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 15 minutes
 
4 Parts. Some outdoor. Audio tour via car
  Georgia Rural Telephone Museum
135 N. Bailey Avenue
Leslie, GA 31764
229-874-4786
http://www.grtm.org

Venue Type: General History


Mon - Fri 9:00am-3:30pm
 
Venue Time 1.50 hours
Travel Time 15 minutes
 
Also antique car collection
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
300 N. Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780
229-824-4104
http://www.nps.gov/jica

Venue Type: General History
Daily 9:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 3.00 hours
Travel Time 15 minutes
 
3 Parts. Some outdoor.
Koinonia Partners
1324 Hwy. 49 South
Americus, GA 31719
229-924-0391
http://www.koinoniapartners.org

Venue Type: Agriculture, Social Cause


Mon - Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.50 hours
Travel Time 15 minutes
 
Walking. Most outdoor. Call for tour
Georgia Veterans Memorial Golf Course
2315 U.S. Hwy 280 West
Cordele, GA 31015
229-276-2377
http://www.lakeblackshearresort.com

Venue Type: Recreation

Daily 8:00am-dusk
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 30 minutes
 
18 holes, 7,059 yards, Par 72, Slope 130
  Georgia Veterans State Park
2459-A U.S. Hwy 280 West
Cordele, GA 31015
229-276-2371
http://www.gastateparks.org

Venue Type: Nature, Recreation, Military History


Daily Dawn to dusk
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 30 minutes
 
Hiking, Swimming, Boating, Golf,
Military History
  Pine Hills Country Club
15 Aberdeen Circle
Cordele, GA 31015
229-273-1238
http://www.pinehillscordele.com

Venue Type: Recreation


Daily 8:00am-dusk
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 40 minutes
 
18 holes, 6,672 yards, Par 72, Slope 133
  Westville Village
1850 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Lumpkin, GA 31815
229-838-6310
http://www.westville.org

Venue Type: General History


Thur - Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 40 minutes
 
Walking. Most outdoor
Massee Lane Gardens
100 Masee Lane
Fort Valley, GA 31030
478-967-2358
http://www.americancamellias.org

Venue Type: Nature

Tue - Sat 10:00am-4:30pm
Sun 1:00pm-4:30pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 45 minutes
 
Walking. Most outdoor
Pasaquan
238 Eddie Martin Road
Buena Vista, GA 31803
229-649-9444
http://www.pasaquan.com


Venue Type: Art

1st Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm
April - Nov  
 
Venue Time 1.50 hours
Travel Time 45 minutes
 
Walking. Most outdoor
  Providence Canyon State Park
8930 Canyon Road
Lumpkin, GA 31815
229-838-6202
http://www.gastateparks.org/ProvidenceCanyon

Venue Type: Nature, Recreation

Daily Dawn to dusk
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 45 minutes
 
Walking / Hiking
Albany Civil Rights Institute
326 Whitney Avenue
Albany, GA 31701
229-432-1698
http://www.albanycivilrightsinstitute.org

Venue Type: Social Cause


Tue - Sat 10:00am-4:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 50 minutes
Albany Museum of Art
311 Meadowlark Drive
Albany, GA 31707
229-439-8400
http://www.albanymuseum.com

Venue Type: Art


Tue - Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 50 minutes
  Chehaw Wild Animal Park
105 Chehaw Park Road
(Hwy 91/Philema Rd)
Albany, GA 31701
229-430-5275
http://www.chehaw.org

Venue Type: Nature, Recreation

Daily 9:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 50 minutes
 
Mostly outdoor
  Flint RiverQuarium
117 Pine Avenue
Albany, GA 31701
229-639-2650
http://www.flintriverquarium.com

Venue Type: Nature


Mon - Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 50 minutes
Thronateeska Heritage Center
100 West Roosevelt Avenue
Albany, GA 31701
229-432-6955
http://www.heritagecenter.org

Venue Type: General History, Science


Thur - Sat 10:00am-4:00pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 50 minutes
Georgia Museum of Agriculture
1392 Whiddon Mill Road
Tifton, GA 31793
229-391-5205
http://www.abac.edu/museum

Venue Type: Agriculture

Tues - Sat 9:00am-4:30pm
 
Venue Time 3.00 hours
Travel Time 60 minutes
 
Mostly outdoor, Closed August
Chattahoochee RiverWalk
900 Front Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
706-322-1613
http://www.visitcolumbusga.com

Venue Type: Nature, Recreation

Daily Dawn to Dusk
 
Venue Time 1.00 hours
Travel Time 75 minutes
National Civil War Naval Museum
1002 Victory Drive
Columbus, GA 31901
706-327-9798
http://www.portcolumbus.org

Venue Type: Military History

Tue - Sat 10:00am-4:30pm
Sun/Mon 12:30pm-4:30pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 75 minutes
National Infantry Museum
1775 Legacy Way
Columbus, GA 31903
706-685-5800
http://www.nationalinfantrymuseum.com

Venue Type: Military History

Tue - Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 75 minutes
Ocmulgee National Monument
1207 Emery Hwy
Macon, GA 31217
478-752-8257
http://www.nps.gov/ocmu

Venue Type:
General History Nature
Daily 9:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 75 minutes
Still Pond Vineyard and Winery
1575 Still Pond Road
Arlington, GA 39813
229-792-6382
http://www.stillpond.com

Venue Type: Agriculture


Mon - Sat 10:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 1.00 hour
Travel Time 75 minutes
 
Tour & tastings
U.S. Air Force Museum of Aviation
Hwy 247 & Russell Parkway
Warner Robins, GA 31088
478-926-6870
http://www.museumofaviation.org

Venue Type: Military History

Daily 9:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 3.00 hours
Travel Time 75 minutes
 
Some outdoor
Callaway Gardens
17800 U.S. Hwy 27
Pine Mountain, GA 31822
706-663-2281
http://www.callawaygardens.com

Venue Type: Nature, Recreation

Daily 9:00am-6:00pm
 
Venue Time 4.00 hours
Travel Time 105 minutes
Roosevelt's Little White House
401 Little White House Rd (Hwy 85 Alt)
Warm Springs, GA 31830
706-655-5870
http://www.gastateparks.org/LittleWhiteHouse

Venue Type: General History

Daily 9:00am-5:00pm
 
Venue Time 2.00 hours
Travel Time 105 minutes



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