Breakfast with cheetahs in the wild? Watch Ray Charles play in the Plaza? Divine climate conditions in the new weather center? Or, get an eyeful of the universe and come face to face with creatures of the deep? You can do all of this and more in Albany, Georgia. For adventure that is out of this world, head to to Albany located on the Flint River in southwest Georgia. With a lively lineup of attractions—Chehaw; Thronateeska Heritage Center with Wetherbee Planetarium, Science Discovery Center and Museum of History; the Flint RiverQuarium and Imagination Theater – Albany transports visitors to good times. In between are the Art Museum of Albany, Theatre Albany, the Albany Civil Rights Institute—home of the Freedom Singers — beautiful parks and trails and an All American Fun Park with arcade, go-carts, bumper boats, miniature golf and laser tag. Albany has more than two dozen hotels, lots of fun eateries and a mild year-round climate. It is an affordable home base for day trips to regional attractions such as the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains or Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta.