From Athens to Macon, Georgia’s Historic Heartland intrigues with three state parks, flowing rivers, sparkling lakes, country roads for cyclists, and lots of wildlife.
For 29 years, the annual Dogwood Festival has brought thousands of people to beautiful, historic Downtown Perry. The two-day celebration is held in April and includes an Arts & Crafts show and the Ultimate Air Dogs competition. On Saturday night, the festival features a Hot Air Balloon Glow with tethered rides.
Brannen Outfitters is a premier outdoor outfitter serving the Southeast. We offer a large selection of guns, bows, and accessories. Come check out our new indoor archery range. We are also the Southeast's largest kayak dealer. We having hunting and fishing supplies, as well as high end clothing for your everyday needs.
Brush Creek Farm is a 1,200-acre working cattle ranch in rolling hills of Northeast Georgia, Madison County. We see sell our beef by individual cuts, 30 lb. of an assortment of cuts in a box, and by the steer. Come in May for the annual Brush Creek Farm Day, with fun activities for the whole family.
Corn Dawgs is a seasonal agri-tourism themed adventure park just a short drive from anywhere in metro Atlanta. With more than 30 activities and attractions, there?s something for everyone. We have live entertainment on the weekends, including the popular Corn Dawgs Idol contest!
Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee is a private residential golf club and resort. Leave your worries at the Clubhouse and step onto 700 gently rolling acres of golfing perfection. Towering pines, expansive fields of native Bluestein grass and the shimmering waters of Lake Oconee combine to create a serene landscape.
The mission of Desert Mountain Alpaca Ranch is to breed and market healthy, high quality alpacas that will ensure the growth and improvement of the North American alpaca industry. Come spend an afternoon learning about alpacas and what is made from their beautiful fiber.
This county-owned public course is open daily, with summer hours from 7:30 am until dark, and tee times are available but not required. The course features tees for men, women, seniors, and juniors. Children's tees were installed to equalize competition among family members.
The Ocmulgee Heritage Trail occupies a lovely stretch along the Ocmulgee River. The paved trail, perfect for running and biking, reaches from Central City Park to Jackson Springs Park in the Shirley Hills neighborhood. Along the way are stops at Gateway Park with dancing water fountains, big shady trees, picturesque overlooks, bird-watching spots,
Visitors will step back in time as they enter the Old School History Museum, located in The Plaza Arts Center. Housed in four classrooms of the original 1916 Eatonton School, the museum features four different, yet historically relevant exhibits for tourists to enjoy including a vintage drugstore complete with marble-topped soda fountain.
Home to a Native American mound probably built 2,000 years ago, the Effigy measures 132 feet wing tip to wing tip and 100 feet head to forked tail. Rock Hawk Park offers an outdoor classroom with over 25 miles of hiking and biking trails. Two observation tours give you a bird's eye view of the Effigy and local wildlife.
The Creek at Hard Labor is known for its challenging layout in a pristine, natural setting. Featuring Champion Bermuda greens and narrow tree-lined fairways. The Creek was named '4th sweetest deal in USA' by Golf Digest Frugal Golfer in 2010. The first hole at The Creek was voted 'the hardest starting hole in Georgia.
The William Harris Homestead is an award-winning Georgia landmark listed on the National Register of Historical Places. The Homestead features an 1825 log house and out buildings, lush gardens, and stunning landscapes. From Mar.-Dec. the Homestead is open the 1st and 3rd Sat. of each month from 10am-2pm for tours and events.