Americus, an intimate town of 19,000 is rich in history and culture, offering a variety of social opportunities, including theaters, dining, sports activities and churches. The town also prides itself in education, as it is home to two institutions of higher learning: Georgia Southwestern University and South Georgia Technical College.
Americus is decorated with historical architectural design, rows of boutique shops and unique restaurants featuring anything from five-star cuisine to fantastic home-cooked traditional Southern fare. It embraces the small-town vibe where friends and neighbors wave hello and traffic is unheard of.
Attractions include the Andersonville National Historic Site, Brickyard Plantation Golf Club & RV Park, Georgia Rural Telephone Museum, Habitat for Humanity/Global Village and Discovery Center, Plains Historic Inn & Antiques, Rylander Theatre, SAM Shortline Excursion Train, Thirteenth Colony Distilleries, and the historic Best Western plus Windsor Hotel.
Visitor Information Center
101 West Lamar Street
Americus, GA 31709
Official Visitor Information
Free Georgia Travel Guide
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Americus Travel Guides
Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel Brochure
The Historic Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel was built in 1892. Please call (229) 924-1555 to make reservations.
Global Village & Discovery Center
The Global Village and Discovery Center ties in with Georgia & National Performance standards. Teachers can use these tie-ins and bring their students to explore social science lessons further.
Quality Inn, Americus
The Quality Inn® hotel is conveniently located in south central Georgia, providing easy access to many popular points of interest like the headquarters for Habitat for Humanity International.
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.