Set apart from many tourist destinations because of its award-winning downtown and preserved historical fabric, Thomasville is truly worth the trip. Stroll the brick-paved streets, or visit one of the many museums, and you will find that the history of Thomasville is still very much alive. Find romance, explore historical sites, dine out, and make time to relax and rewind in Thomasville.
Known as Georgia's Rose City, Thomasville showcases more than 1,500 blooms in the Thomasville Rose Garden and celebrates the flowers every spring during the Rose Show & Festival. The festival has been a southwest Georgia tradition since 1922. Other must-sees include The Big Oak, a live oak tree that is more than 327 years old, the Jack Hadley Black History Museum, and the Taste of Thomasville Food Tour.
Residents remain proud of the community's heritage and preserve the old-world feel, while continuing to progress and achieve big-city ideals. Museums and historic homes are located throughout Thomasville and offer glimpses into the grand Victorian era, during which Thomasville was known as the "Winter Resort of the South." Whether here for a day trip or spending a relaxing weekend, we're sure you'll find historic Thomasville is always worth the trip.