Waycross, Georgia and Ware County are located in the heart of beautiful Southeast Georgia at the northern tip of the Okefenokee Swamp Wildlife Refuge. Waycross is a nationally-recognized Main Street City filled with Southern hospitality and charm. From the historic downtown district to the swamp lands of the Okefenokee, there is something for everyone. Experience traditional down home cooking or elegant cuisine at one of our one-of-a-kind restaurants, explore the natural wonders of the Okefenokee, or visit one of our three local museums. Whether staying overnight or just traveling through, Waycross will be a place to remember.