Tifton, GA

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Tifton

Shop at independent boutiques and galleries, enjoy Southern hospitality and visit museums celebrating agricultural traditions in this small Georgia city.

Tifton is the Friendly City, a family-friendly destination that thrives on its South Georgia charm and the individuality of its artisans. Spend your days poking around quaint shops, visiting historic buildings and touring excellent museums. Named after lumberman Henry Tift, Tifts Town developed in the late 1800s and became Tifton in 1890. It’s one of several towns that form the Georgia Grown Trail 41, an agri-tourism highway that promotes and preserves Georgia’s agricultural customs.

Set around Main Street and its connecting streets, Downtown Tifton is the city’s heart. Cute bakeries and cafés sit next to antique stores, art galleries, fashion outlets and heritage buildings. Admire architectural landmarks such as Tifton-Tift County Public Library, Tifton County Courthouse and the former Myon Hotel. Relax in the shade at Veterans Memorial Park, which has an M60A3 tank.

See displays of train-themed art, trains and a model railway at the free Tifton Terminal Railway Museum. From June to October the museum grounds host a regional farmer’s market. Find rotating art exhibitions at the Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, located inside a beautiful early 20th-century Victorian-Gothic church. Attend concerts and theatrical shows at the Tift Theatre.

A short walk north of the downtown district is Fulwood Park. Join locals basking in the sunshine and picnicking on the tree-lined lawns. Events take place here throughout the year. Among them are March’s Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, April’s Arts in Black Festival and September’s La Fiesta del Pueblo celebration of Latino/Hispanic culture.

About 2 miles (3 kilometers) northwest is Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. Here experience the lifestyles of 19th-century farmers, ride a steam train and tour the National Peanut Museum. Drive 1 hour south of Tifton to Wild Adventures Theme Park, with fairground attractions, a waterpark, roller coasters and a wildlife reserve.

Reach Tifton by flying to Atlanta and renting a car or catching a Greyhound bus. Alternatively, fly to Albany’s regional airport, a 1-hour drive west.

Days Inn by Wyndham Tifton
Days Inn by Wyndham Tifton
2.5 out of 5
1199 Hwy 82 West, I-75 (Exit 62) & Hwy 82, Tifton, GA
The price is $60 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Tift Theatre, and Tifton Museum ...
4/5 Very Good! (961 reviews)
"No issues!"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Tifton
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
3.5 out of 5
1215 Hwy 82 West, Tifton, GA
The price is $94 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) from Horse Creek Winery.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (401 reviews)
"Tv needs adjusted or replaced in. 312"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tifton, GA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tifton, GA
2.5 out of 5
310 S Virginia Ave, Tifton, GA
The price is $83 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
Situated in Tifton, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Tift Theatre, Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, and Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (964 reviews)
"Very clean. Friendly staff. Definitely will stay here again."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tifton, GA
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Tifton, GA - Shalom House B&B - Cabin in Peaceful Setting
Tifton, GA - Shalom House B&B - Cabin in Peaceful Setting
Tifton, GA
The price is $110 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 7
This family-friendly Tifton cabin is located on the waterfront, 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, and within 16 mi (25 ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (76 reviews)
Great hosts
"The property was private and pretty. Enjoyed the rural feeling and meeting Charlie the burro. Hosts were very knowledgeable about the area and super friendly."

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Tifton, GA - Shalom House B&B - Cabin in Peaceful Setting
Shalom House In Town
Shalom House In Town
Tifton, GA
Situated in Tifton, this vacation home is within 2 mi (3 km) of Fulwood Park, Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, and Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Nice and quiet
"A really nice house in a quiet neighborhood and a really great value."

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Shalom House In Town
Home2 Suites by Hilton Valdosta, GA
Home2 Suites by Hilton Valdosta, GA
3 out of 5
1209 N Saint Augustine Rd, Valdosta, GA
Located in the heart of Valdosta, this aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Martin Stadium and within 3 mi (5 km) of Valdosta Mall and Valdosta State University. ...
2.7/5 (125 reviews)
"Bathroom bar handle is broken n not enough toilet paper, no extra roll available, n refrigerator is good but freezer is full of ice or something stuck in it."

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2015

Home2 Suites by Hilton Valdosta, GA
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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