Americus 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.