Watch Ray Charles play piano. Divine climate conditions, or get an eyeful of the universe and come face to face with creatures of the deep. You can do all of that and more in 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, 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 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.
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Albany, GA 31701
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Chehaw Wild Animal Park was originally designed by Jim Fowler, a native of Albany, Ga., and host of Wild Kingdom. His attention to spacious exhibits offers extraordinary room for the animals that call Chehaw home. The Wild Animal Park boasts over 212 specimens, representing 55 species of wild animal
Albany sits at the center of Southwest Georgia, a storied region closely tied to America's early Indian culture, the Antebellum age of the Old South and the timeless sports of fishing and hunting.
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