Check your community’s parks and recreation listings to see more of what your local area has to offer.
Lane Southern Orchards
50 Lane Road
Fort Valley, GA 31030 478-825-3362
Nothing is sweeter than a Georgia peach in season. Come find out for yourself just 12 miles north of Perry at this farm with more than 3,000 acres of peach orchards, 3,000 acres of pecan groves and a special patch of strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, scuppernongs, muscadines and kiwi. Visit the 6-acre “you pick, we pick” strawberry patch in April and May. From October through January, Georgia pecans are harvested. Visit the website for schedules of special events and recipes.
Massee Lane Gardens
100 Massee Lane
Fort Valley, GA 31030 478-967-2358
Home of the American Camellia Society, Massee Lane Gardens holds 9 acres of flowering camellias under towering pines, a garden greenhouse, a Japanese garden and koi pond, and a garden of roses. Enjoy the site’s porcelain collection and gift shop as well.
Perry Parks & Recreation Department
1060 Keith Drive
Perry, GA 31069 478-988-2860
Perry has more than a dozen parks as well as instructional classes, seasonal sports and leisure programs.
Warner Robins Parks and Facilities
700 Watson Blvd.
Warner Robins, GA 31093 478-293-1000
Warner Robins is home to two neighborhood parks, recreational facilities from tennis courts and baseball diamonds to horseshoe pits, and five picnic pavilions.
From malls and major department stores to unique boutiques and souvenir shops, there’s something for every taste and budget.
Georgia Antique Trail
Follow the Antique Trail for upscale antique galleries, privately owned shops and multivendor malls with a mix of antiques and vintage collectibles. Georgia boasts more than 100 unique spots to hunt for oldies that are goodies. Visit the website for a complete list of shops.
Historic Downtown Perry
The renovated downtown area is a charming village with specialty shops and a restful Southern atmosphere. It’s a perfect place to meander, what with the year-round flowers, benches and shop windows designed to lure you inside where any shop owner will be glad to tell you the story of Perry’s “rebirth.” Shopping in historic downtown Perry is a treat for locals and travelers alike.
Houston County Galleria
2922 Watson Blvd.
Centerville, GA 31028 478-953-9731
Department stores join with more than 40 specialty shops for your shopping, dining and entertainment needs. The mall also houses a theater where you can enjoy movies in stadium seating, and all shoppers can access complimentary Wi-Fi.