With so many things to do in Valdosta, this charming city featuring kid-friendly activities, restaurants and picturesque places to stay is perfect for your family getaway. Pet farm animals, fly across a roller-skating rink, dig into Georgia soul food, and relax in a vacation-rental pool or at a campground at the end of an adventure-filled day.
Check out our two-day family-friendly vacation itinerary in Valdosta.
A zoo, roller-coaster attraction and waterpark all in one, Wild Adventures is the ultimate destination for family fun. Zoom around on twirling coasters; hop on a mellow ride with the little kids; and admire baby gators, alpacas, bears and other wildlife.
This pizza-buffet hall has it all when it comes to keeping the kids happy: flashy arcade games and Skee-Ball, plenty of veggie- and meat-topped pizzas and eye-catching art (think airplanes, palm trees and a giraffe statue).
Tighten your roller-skate laces and glide under neon lights or challenge your family to an arcade-game duel. With events like DJ nights and weekly cornhole competitions, there’s no end to the family fun.
From Southern soul-food classics like collard greens to Georgia Boys (a take on a shrimp po’boy), you won’t want to miss this Creole-inspired fare. Kids will delight in the picky-eater-proof macaroni and cheese and steaming cornbread.
Dip a birria taco adorned with cilantro into smoky sauce, and order a bean burrito or hamburger and fries from the kids’ menu. With themed events, deals on grub, specialty cocktails and a fun vibe, this place is a family-friendly haven.
Stay within the heart of downtown Valdosta in one of these charming rooms perfect for a family vacation. The August Room, a spacious loft-style apartment with games, books and toys, is sure to entertain the kiddos.