TripBuzz found 18 things to do with kids in or near Thomasville, Georgia, including 15 fun activities for kids in nearby cities like Tallahassee and Valdosta.
From Pebble Hill Plantation to Thomas County Museum of History, the Thomasville area offers 21 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks, Bird Watching, Bowling and Historic Sites.
Thomasville, Georgia is home to the Pebble Hill Plantation. Originally a working plantation, the facility is now a historical preserve. It is also a popular wedding venue. Tours are available and reservations are recommended, especially for groups.
Thomas County Museum of History houses multiple exhibits which include authentic documents, photographs and 3D archives of local history. Other historical structures can be found on the Museum's grounds such as 19th-century log cabins and a bowling alley which is believed to be the second oldest in the country.
Hiking Areas, Bird Watching, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Thomasville's Birdson Nature Center is a wildlife preserve dedicated to birds and local plant species. It features a butterfly garden, a screened 'listening station,' manicured gardens, multiple fountains and other elements that attract birds.
With gardens planted as early as 1923 and with amenities for the entire family, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park can keep anybody occupied. It has hiking and horse riding trails, fishing spots, playgrounds, picnic areas and it can host weddings.
Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park is a state park that has an inhabited history dating back more than 800 years. There are a number of trails in the park and visitors can view four earthen temple mounds.
The next time you are searching for a place to share some family fun time together look no further than the Fun Station in Tallahassee. Kids of all ages will enjoy the bumper boats, laser tag, Go-Kart racing and much more, great for parties too.
The largest forest in the state of Florida is contained with the Apalachicola National Forest, which covers 571,088 acres. In addition to the trees themselves, there are many walking and hiking trails and water-based recreational areas.