Plantation Trace / Thomasville

Downtown Thomasville Historic District & Visitors Center

144 E. Jackson St.
Thomasville, GA 31792

229-228-7977 | 866-577-3600
  • Downtown Thomasville

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  • Visit the Lapham-Patterson House, a 6,000 square-foot house that showcases the progressive eccentricities of Lapham, his architect Tudor Rommerdal and the late Victorian era in general!

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  • Thomasville Visitors Center breezeway at night

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  • The shops are interesting and colorful throughout Thomasville's Historic Downtown Shopping District!

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  • Visit Pebble Hill Plantation, the only plantation in our area that is open to the public!

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  • Victorian Christmas Festival is held the 2nd Thursday and Friday in December each year.

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  • Downtown Thomasville has lots of fabulous antique shops!

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  • Learn about Thomasville fascinating past and how it was once known as the "Winter Resort of the South" for wealthy northerners.

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  • Victorian Christmas Festival is held the 2nd Thursday and Friday in December each year.

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  • While strolling along the bricks, check out the pieces of art that make downtown so interesting!

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  • The Jack Hadley Black History Museum has over 4,700 artifacts that tell the story of local, state and national African-American achievers!

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  • Victorian Christmas Festival is held the 2nd Thursday and Friday in December each year.

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  • The Mitchell House Condominiums in downtown where an elegant hotel of the same name stood in the late 1800's.

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  • Stop at the Billiard Academy Window for a 'World Famous Chili Dog'!

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  • The Big Oak Tree is over 330 years old! You can have your picture taken by the Big Oak Cam by just dialing a phone number from your cell phone! Then download it for free from the Internet!

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  • There are many outdoor dining options in Downtown Thomasville

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  • Downtown Thomasville Decorated for Christmas

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  • Birdsong Nature Center is a 565 acres that's home to nature trails, gardens and bird window (pictured here). It's located just a few minutes south of Thomasville!

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  • Downtown Thomasville's beautiful street signs help guide you along to that perfect shop!

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Over 100 eclectic boutiques, antique shops, and cafes are nestled among the historic buildings of Downtown Thomasville. Well known for its character, charm and hospitality, Thomasville was an early recipient of the prestigious Great American Main Street Award. Stroll the bricks to see why! 

After spending the day shopping, enjoy a delicious meal in any number of locally owned and operated restaurants and cafes. To rest your weary feet, check into an historic bed and breakfast or hotel located just a few miles from downtown. 

In the heart of downtown, the Thomasville Visitors Center awaits your arrival to welcome you to our beautiful and historic city and answer any questions. We also offer souvenirs in our gift shop.

Contact us before your arrival, and we'll mail you a Visitors Guide, complete with Historic Walking/Driving Tour, or visit www.thomasvillega.com. Our Thomasville Getaway Packages offer an easy and inexpensive way to visit us.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Meeting Facilities, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Number of Restaurants , Number of Stores , Open Year 'Round, Pet-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Maps/Brochures/Guides, Welcome Center

    Near Interstate Highway

    10, 75

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Deals

  • Victorian Christmas Festival

    Victorian Christmas Festival

    Packages starting at $115.68 per 2 people
    Valid : 12/14/2017 - 12/15/2017

    Victorian Christmas Festival - December 14-15, 2017 - 6:00-9:00pm

    Journey into the past as our turn-of-the-century downtown ushers you into the spirit of Christmas long ago. Tantalizing aromas drift from street vendors offering scrumptious seasonal delicacies. Visit with St. Nick this holiday in a snowy winter scene.

    Carriage rides with jingle bells and twinkling lights set the stage for a truly unforgettable experience. Carolers sing traditional favorites while colorful characters capture your imagination with street theater. Community sing-alongs, chestnut roasting and marshmallow toasting will put you in the mood for Christmas.

    Festival favorites include live musical entertainment, carriage rides, a live nativity and, of course, Santa! Meet the shopkeepers and see for yourself why our award-winning downtown has become a distinguished shopping destination and holiday favorite!

    Enjoy it all with a Victorian Christmas Festival Getaway Package!
    * One-night stay for two at one of our participating hotels (most with complementary
    breakfast)
    * Two tickets to tour beautiful Pebble Hill Plantation, which includes a guided tour of the Main
    House and Art Gallery
    * Two tickets to visit the Thomas Country Museum of History, where you'll be introduced to
    the fascinating past that made Thomasville famous
    * Two tickets for a Carriage Ride during the Victorian Christmas Festival
    * $20 in Downtown Dollars to spend any way you like in over 100 shops, boutiques
    and restaurants in Downtown Thomasville

    Baymont Inn & Suites $146.08
    Best Western $179.67
    Days Inn (King room) $133.76
    EconoLodge (King room) $118.08
    Hampton Inn $195.36
    Holiday Inn Express $167.36
    Quality Inn (King Suite) $133.76
    Thomasville Inn $115.68
    Western Motel $123.68

    Choose your accommodations and we'll take care of the rest!

    866-577-3600
    Website
    Email

    *We require 48-hours advanced notice to book your package.* **Hotels reserve the right to black-out dates and to change rates without prior notice. Packages must be paid in full upon booking.
  • Thomasville Golf Getaway Package

    Thomasville Golf Getaway Package

    Packages starting at $103 per 2 people
    Valid : 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017

    Swing into Thomasville! Enjoy a challenging round of golf at Thomasville's Country Oaks Golf Course (18 hole/par 72) while visiting historic Thomasville!

    Our Golf Getaway Package includes:
    - A one-night stay for two at one of our participating hotels (most with complimentary breakfast)
    - 18 holes with cart for 2
    - $20 in Downtown Dollars to spend any way you like in more than 100 shops, boutiques, and restaurants in downtown Thomasville.

    Just choose your accommodations, give us a call and we'll take care of the rest!

    Participating hotels with total package prices:
    Baymont Inn & Suites $138.40
    Best Western $171.99
    Days Inn (King Room) $126.08
    EconoLodge (King Room) $110.40
    Hampton Inn $187.68
    Holiday Inn Express $159.68
    Quality Inn (King Suite) $126.08
    Thomasville Inn $108.00
    Western Motel $116.00

    866-577-3600
    Website
    Email

    Give us a call and we will take care of the rest! 229-228-7977 or 866-577-3600 *We require 48-hours advanced notice to book your package.* **Hotels reserve the right to black-out dates and to change rates without prior notice.
  • Thomasville Historic Getaway Package

    Thomasville Historic Getaway Package

    Packages starting at $105.68 per 2 people
    Valid : 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017

    Enjoy the beauty and history of Thomasville with this easy overnight stay for two! The Thomasville Getaway Package includes:
    - A one-night stay for two at one of our participating hotels (most with complimentary breakfast)
    - Two tickets to tour beautiful Pebble Hill Plantation that includes a guided tour of the Main House and Art Gallery
    - Two tickets to visit the Thomas County Museum of History, where you'll be introduced to the fascinating past that made Thomasville famous
    - $20 in Downtown Dollars to spend any way you like in more than 100 shops, boutiques and restaurants in downtown Thomasville.

    Just choose your accommodations, give us a call and we'll take care of the rest!

    Participating hotels with total package prices:
    Baymont Inn & Suites $136.08
    Best Western $169.67
    Days Inn (King Room) $123.76
    EconoLodge (King Room) $108.08
    Hampton Inn $185.36
    Holiday Inn Express $157.36
    Quality Inn (King Suite) $123.76
    Thomasville Inn $105.68
    Western Motel $113.68

    866-577-3600
    Website
    Email

    Hotels reserve the right to blackout dates and change rates without prior notice. Please allow at least 72 hours in advance of your arrival for us to make and confirm your reservations.
  • Girlfriends Perfect Spa Getaway

    Girlfriends Perfect Spa Getaway

    Packages starting at $358 per 2 people
    Valid : 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017

    The Girlfriends Perfect Spa Getaway includes:
    - One-night stay for two at one of our participating hotels (most with complimentary breakfast)
    - Two Perfect Balance packages at Metta Day Spa that includes a facial and massage for two
    - A bottle of wine of your choosing and a “Pick Two” cheese plate from the Farmer’s Daughter Vineyard & Tasting Room
    - $20 in Downtown Dollars to spend any way you like in over one hundred shops, boutiques and restaurants in Downtown Thomasville

    Baymont Inn & Suites $388.40
    Best Western $421.99
    Days Inn (King Room) $376.08
    Econolodge (King Room) $360.40
    Hampton Inn $437.68
    Holiday Inn Express $409.68
    Quality Inn (King Suite) $376.08
    Thomasville Inn $358.00
    Western Motel $366.00

    229-228-7977
    Website
    Email

    *We require 48-hours advanced notice to book your package.* *Hotels reserve the right to black-out dates and to change rates without prior notice. * You must be 16 years of age or older to rent Joyride Electric Bike. Packages must be paid in full upon booking.

Events

  • 31st Annual Victorian Christmas Festival

    31st Annual Victorian Christmas Festival

    12/14/2017 - 12/15/2017

    Historic Downtown Thomasville, an award-winning "Great American Main Street City," invites you to come and make a memory at the 31st Annual Victorian Christmas Festival this year! Take an unforgettable journey back in time to the 1890s when life was simple and true Christmas spirit reigned. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriages, strolling carolers, a live nativity, holiday shopping, musicians, food and holiday delicacies, and of course, Santa!

    Victorian Christmas is held on Thursday and Friday... read more