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Eagle Tavern Museum and Gift Shop - This early-Georgia stagecoach stop and tavern also has a picnic area. Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm. Cost: Adults $2, children $1. Parking, Amenities: Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired - Phone: 706-769-5197 – Address: 26 N. Main St., Watkinsville Georgia 30677
Garden Club of Georgia - The club headquarters, representing 16,000 members, houses a decorative arts museum and a large antiques collection. Open: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm. Cost: $2. Call ahead. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Party Facilities. Phone: 706-227-5369 – Address: 2450 S., Milledge Ave., Athens Georgia 30605
Flannery O'Connor Memorial - This admirable collection includes signature pieces from O'Connor's farmhouse, her personal library, memorabilia and rotating exhibits. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms and Accessibility for mobility-impaired. Open Everyday except Thursday at 1-4 pm. Admission cost is $5. Phone: 478-454-4029 - Address: Ina D. Russell Library, Georgia College and State University, 231 W Hancock St., Milledgeville Georgia
Madison-Morgan Cultural Center is an 1895 Romanesque schoolhouse and museum.
Open: Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 2-5pm. Call for groups. Cost: Adults $3, children $2, seniors $2.50. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Party Facilities. Phone: 706-342-4743 – Address: 434 S. Main St., Madison Georgia 30650
McDaniel-Tichenor House is a neoclassical mansion and former home of Gov. Henry Dickerson McDaniel. It contains many period features. Open: Tue.-Fri. 10am-4pm. Call for guided tours. Cost: $3. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Party Facilities. Phone: 770-267-5602 - Address: 319 McDaniel St., Monroe Georgia 30655
Rogers House and Rose Cottage is an 1809 museum is furnished with period pieces, and the Rose Cottage is tastefully restored. Open: Tours Mon.-Sat. 10am-4:30pm, Sun. 1:30-4:30pm. Cost: Adults $3, children $2. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired. Phone: 706-343-0190 – Address: 179 E. Jefferson St., Madison Georgia 30650
Sidney Lanier Cottage - Tour this c. 1840 Victorian cottage that is the birthplace of the famous poet and musician. Features period furnishings and memorabilia of Sidney Lanier, Georgia poet for whom Lake Lanier Islands are named. Tours and museum shop, Open: Guided tours Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm. Cost: Adults $5, seniors and military $4, youth $3 Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Party Facilities. Phone: 478-743-3851 – Address: 935 High St, Macon Georgia 31201
Taylor-Grady House - This 1844 Greek Revival structure was the collegiate home of Henry W. Grady, credited with the view of the New South. Open: Mon.-Fri. 9am-1pm., 2:30-5pm.
Cost: Adults $3 Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired
Phone: 706-549-8688 – Address: 634 Prince Ave., Athens Georgia 30601
Flannery O'Conner House
Tubman African-American Museum has more than a dozen galleries describing the saga of Africans in America. Open: Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 2-5pm. Cost: Adults $5, children $3. Call for guided tours. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired.
Phone: 478-743-8544 – Address: 340 Walnut St., Macon, 31201
Uncle Remus Museum - First-edition books and characters tell the story of the folklorist. Recalls slave cabin setting of Joel Chandler Harris' stories about Uncle Remus and his famous "critters" which Harris began writing about while living in the area. Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 2-5pm. Closed Tue. Sept-May. Call for guided tours. Cost: Adults $1, children 50 cents. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired. Phone: 706-485-6856 - Address: 2414 Oak St, US Hwy 441 S, Eatonton Georgia
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American Camellia Society-Massee Lane Gardens, Annabelle Lundy Fetterman Educational Museum - Enjoy the beautiful rose garden, the environmental garden, the Japanese garden and the sculpture display. Open: Daily. Call for hours and tours. Cost: Adults $5, children free, seniors $4. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, and Party Facilities. Phone: 478-967-2358 Address:100 Massee Lane, Fort Valley Georgia
Fox Vineyards and Winery is an award-winning family-owned winery that offers tours of its 15-acre vineyard and tasting five days a week. Open: Wed.-Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 1-6pm.
Cost: Adults $3. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired
Phone: 770-787-5402 – Address: 225 GA Hwy. 11 S., Social Circle Georgia 30025
Lake Jackson - Swim, fish and boat in the placid waters of this 4,700-acre lake.
Open: Daily 7am-10pm. Amenities: Parking at adjacent Lloyd Shoals Park Cost: $3. Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired - Phone: 770-775-4753 – Address: Jackson Lake Rd., Jackson Georgia 30233
Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area - Arrowhead Park, Sandy Beach Park and Claystone Park feature fishing, camping, boating, tennis and swimming. Open: Daily 6am-10pm. Cost: Day use $3. Call for camping fees. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Party Facilities - Phone: 478-474-8770 – Address: 6600 Mosely Dixon Rd., Macon Georgia 31220
Sandy Creek Park is a 782-acre park that surrounds Lake Chapman. Enjoy fishing, camping, swimming and hiking at this park. Open: Summer 7am-9pm, winter 8am-6pm. Cost: Adults $2, under 4 and over 64 free. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired. Phone: 706-613-3631 – Address: 400 Bob Holman Rd., Athens Georgia 30607
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