- The list below includes 7 free or cheap things to do in or near Plains, Georgia, including 29 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Farms & Ranches, Historic Sites and Religious Buildings.
- From Maranatha Baptist Church to Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Plains and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Americus.
A facility of Columbus Parks and Recreation, Flat Rock Park features both walking and bike trails. Park visitors can also enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, frisbee throwing or simply relaxing while sitting on the rocks.
Built in the local historic district, Heritage Park is a community owned park that prominently displays the local history and geography in its landscape architecture. The park features multiple pavilions, sculptures, and walking paths, and offers narrated tours as well.
Simulator programs, a space observatory, and a theatre with shows for adults and children alike are waiting to be visited at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. The plaza and the planetarium are two of the other popular attractions in here.
A prime example of the Italianate-styled house in Alabama is Fendall Hall, which was built in 1860. Family and period furnishings along with elaborate interior decorative painting are displayed in the restored historic site.
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Whitewater Express is a full service whitewater rafting outfitter offering guided tours down the Chattahoochee River. In addition to the rafting, the facility also offers zipline riding along with daily rentals of paddle boards and mountain bikes.
In business for more than 30 years, WhiteWaterExpress is a river outfitter that offers rentals, guided trips, and a variety of other features. Visitors to their camp can also ride horses, play paintball, and do a ropes course.
The Lunch Box Museum is a museum that collects lunch boxes. There are over 3,000 items on display, and featured items include a 1951 Hopalong Cassidy model, a 1970's Charlie's Angels model and an E.T. lunch box from the 1980's.