- The list below includes 28 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbus, Georgia, including 36 different types of inexpensive activities like Military Museums, Parks, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- From Flat Rock Park to Columbus State University, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Phenix City, Opelika and Fort Benning.
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On the Campus of Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL MoreLess Info
The museum exhibits the work of George Washington Carver, the American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. There is an area where books are sold, and visitors can watch films about George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington.
The Oaks is where the African-American educator and advisor to U.S. presidents has lived. Visitors are treated to a tour of the house as they listen to the tour guide tell the story of Booker T. Washington's beliefs, travels, love, and passion.
The home church of former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Maranatha Baptist Church is located in Plains, Georgia. The Carters are happy to meet visitors, but do not sign autographs. Everyone entering the church is subject to a search by the Secret Service.
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300 North Bond Street, Plains, GA 31780 MoreLess Info
Former United States President Jimmy Carter lived in Plains, Georgia for much of his life. The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site preserves that legacy through museum exhibits and tours of the Carter's ancestral home.
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1763 U.S. Hwy. 280, Plains, GA 31780 MoreLess Info
The Georgia Visitor Information Center - Plains is a source of tourist information for visitors to the state of Georgia. Visitors can consult and get maps of the state as well as a wealth of brochures about sites of potential interest.
Former United States President Jimmy Carter hails from Georgia and worked as a peanut farmer before becoming a politician. His influence on the peanut industry is celebrated in the Jimmy Carter Peanut of Plains Statue. This whimsical sculpture is a giant, smiling peanut.