Country charm, old-fashioned fairground fun and a laid-back downtown district give the Crossroads of Georgia its distinctive true South appeal.
Experience a relaxed pace of life in Perry. Formerly a major North-South stagecoach station, Perry is well developed at accommodating visitors. Enjoy the city’s century-old tradition of Southern hospitality when you discover its enchanting downtown district, museums and local agricultural events. Perry regularly showcases its country charm at exciting fairs, shows and rallies.
Get to know the city’s character by strolling through Downtown Perry. Visit the Perry Welcome Center to find out what’s scheduled during your stay and peruse the work on display at the Georgia Artisan Center located inside. Check out a collection of specialty stores lining the streets. Pick up locally made Georgia crafts, antiques, toys, books, clothing and collectibles. Take the kids for a treat at the candy store or ice cream shop. If you feel like resting and enjoying the atmosphere, Downtown Perry has plenty of bench seats and pretty flower displays.
Learn about Perry’s history and its role as the crossroads of the state at the Perry Area Historical Museum. Visit the Go Fish Education Center for natural history and learn about Georgia’s aquatic wildlife and fishing traditions. Inspired anglers can drop a line at Flat Creek Public Fishing Area.
Discover Perry’s pastoral heritage at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter. This facility features regular activities and festivals, such as trade shows, fairs, rallies and livestock events. Participate in the fun at the annual Georgia National Fair in October or watch the hot-air balloons in flight at the Dogwood Festival in April.
Perry is located in Houston and Peach counties in the heart of Georgia. Reach the town easily from Atlanta and Valdosta, each less than a 2-hour drive away. Stay in boutique accommodations or book a room at a comfortable motel in Perry. For a relaxed getaway and Southern charm, visit the Crossroads of Georgia.