Discover the timeless allure of Thomasville, a city steeped in a rich tradition of hospitality that has captivated travelers since the late 1800s. Immerse yourself in the heart of this charming destination, where history and natural beauty intertwine to create an unforgettable experience.

Take a stroll through the charming historic downtown where you’ll explore over 100 independent shops, antique stores, and delectable dining options. The welcoming atmosphere and local merchants make the shopping experience truly enjoyable. As Georgia’s first “Great American Main Street City,” Downtown Thomasville continues to be in the spotlight with awards and recognitions. The downtown’s brick paved streets lend an old world feel to the vibrant shopping and dining district, which draws visitors from all over the world.

 Downtown Thomasville

Explore a diverse culinary scene in Downtown Thomasville, ranging from locally crafted cheeses featured on Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese Shop’s curated charcuterie board to the Southern delights of Shrimp and Grits from Jonah’s Fish & Grits.  With an array of dining choices, your visit guarantees a satisfying culinary experience! Embark on a culinary journey through Thomasville’s past by indulging in the Taste of Thomasville Food Tour.

Sample a medley of state and national award-winning foods while unraveling the city’s rich tapestry. Explore Thomasville’s vibrant drinking establishments and enjoy a local sip at 1861 Distillery, Tvelo Brewing Company, or Farmer’s Daughters Vineyards Tasting Room. First Friday Sip and Shops are held monthly in the heart of Downtown for you to enjoy extended shopping and dining hours capped off with a free concert at The Ritz Amphitheater. 

Thomasville Rose Garden

As Georgia’s Rose City, the City of Thomasville maintains the Thomasville Rose Garden, which offers a stunning variety of over 1,500 rose bushes that are in full bloom from April – July.   Visitors to the garden will find charming gazebos to relax and take in the dazzling sight and sweet aroma of Thomasville’s favorite flower.  Mark your calendar for the renowned Thomasville Rose Show and Festival every April, a tradition since 1922, featuring flower shows, an artisan market, parades, antique car displays, and live entertainment. 

Thomasville, GA

Stop by to see Thomasville’s Big Oak, a 337+ year old massive live oak tree and appreciate the tree’s winding branches. While you’re there, let the Big Oak Cam snap your photo to download and keep as a souvenir of your visit. 

Explore the many historical landmarks that speak days of old, connecting Thomasville’s past and present.  Pebble Hill Plantation is a 20th century sporting estate that stands proudly amid the magnolias and long leaf pines of southwest Georgia.  Take a guided tour of the main house to learn of the family’s sporting history and take a stroll through the kitchen gardens and marvel at its natural beauty.  

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Delve into the city’s cultural heritage at the Jack Hadley Black History Museum or the Thomasville History Center, home to eight historic structures, including the second oldest private bowling alley in the United States. A short walk away from the Thomasville History Center, the Lapham Patterson House, built in 1885, stands as a testament to the Victorian era’s imagination, creative engineering, and craftsmanship.

Nestled in Downtown Thomasville, the Courtyard Marriott Hotel seamlessly integrates with the historic ambiance of the area. Step inside to discover Thomasville’s culture, offering a sense of tranquility and the comfort you would find at home! Book a stay at a historic plantation such as South Eden Plantation. The guest rooms offer all the amenities you could wish for, and the architecture and grounds serve as a stunning backdrop for your stay.

Uncover the past, discover new adventures, and immerse yourself in the culture that is truly Thomasville.