The quaint, historic town of Thomasville, Georgia welcomes visitors with friendly locals and southern hospitality. This is the perfect road trip spot to stop and enjoy local cuisine, handcrafted goods, antiques and lots of history.
Home to over a thousand rose bushes, the annual Rose Festival in Thomasville has been going on for more than 90 years! Held each April, the event is a perfect time to experience the town at its finest. For more local flavor, visitors can browse the shops, eateries and antique stores in the downtown historic district. Plus, one of the best features of the town is the State Farmers’ Market, one of the largest in the Southeast! For a fun and unique activity, travelers can embark on a scavenger hunt for 12 hidden bronze quail in the historic downtown area.
Thomasville was designated a “Great American Main Street” city, and it’s no wonder why. The charm and history of this town will not disappoint. Plantations dating to the 1800s provide a great place to step back in time. The Jack Hadley Black History Museum contains an impressive record of the area’s African Americans through its collection of photos and artifacts. For more history, the Power of the Past Museum features a private collection of old aircrafts and engines, which are exciting for all ages.