Waycross and Ware County is 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.
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417 Pendleton St
Waycross, GA 31501
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Waycross Travel Guides
1440 N. Augusta Ave.View on Map
912-285-4056Southern Forest World is a museum illustrating the history of the forestry industry in the southeastern United States. The role of forestry and wood products in colonial... Find Out More
Nov 25, 2016 - Dec 28, 20165700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd.View on Map
912-283-0583This festive wilderness light show is enjoyed by young and old alike, and has become an annual tradition for many. Bring a blanket or afghan and snuggle on the trains... Find Out More
Jul 7, 2016 - Nov 21, 20165653 Laura Walker RoadView on Map
912-287-4900Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn... Find Out More
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