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My Town: Film Producer Allen Cheney’s Thomasville, Georgia
Garden & Gun, September 20, 2022
What do Dustin Hoffman, the tiger from The Hangover, and the musician Machine Gun Kelly all have in common? If this sounds like the setup for a six-degrees-of-Kevin Bacon story, you should know he’s actually involved too.
16 Best Destinations for a Classic Southern Christmas
Southern Living, August 8, 2022
There's small-town Christmas charm aplenty in Thomasville, Georgia, where the cobblestone downtown streets are decorated for the holidays, and the locally owned shops warmly welcome visitors during the season.
A New Savannah Bakery Celebrates Local Flavors
Garden & Gun, August 3, 2022
Drawing on his cookbook, Seeking the South, Newton and the head pastry chef, Noah Whritenour, surveyed the region for the perfect additions to the menu.
How to Spend the Perfect Afternoon in Thomasville, GA
Uprooted Adventures, August 2022
Let me tell you, it’s HOT in August in Florida and South Georgia so we didn’t LOVE walking around but the town’s so cute, we had to check it out with Tink, the pup. There are so many cute shops in Thomasville, we had a blast window shopping. I may have even bought a couple of items for myself.
Small Towns with Big Art Scenes in the South
Garden & Gun, June 30, 2022
After twenty years of hosting the successful Wildlife Arts Festival every fall, this town holds its own when it comes to infusing art into the landscape of its community.
5 Georgia Podcasts You Should be Listening to
Gwinnett Daily Post, June 23, 2022
These 5 podcasts are based in Georgia and are both entertaining and educational.
Few People Know There Are Quail Statues Hidden Around Thomasville, Georgia
Only in Your State, June 13, 2022
There are 18 bronze quail statues hiding all over downtown Thomasville in a little quail trail that’s the perfect afternoon adventure even for those who aren’t fans of traditional hunting.
Five Restaurants in Georgia have been Ranked as the Best Places to Eat in the State for 2022
OriginalNewsbreak.Com, May 27, 2022
If you're looking for some good places to eat, you might want to consider stopping by one of the following restaurants.
Quail Country Welcomes Visitors to Festival
The Upland Almanac, April 2022
Many upland bird hunters enjoy looking at fine art of working dogs and flushing quail almost as much as doing it themselves in the field. Every fall, the people of Thomasville, Georgia, welcome art fans and world-renowned wildlife artists from multiple states and foreign countries to their annual festival.
10 Cities to Visit in Georgia (That Aren’t Savannah)
Source: The Travel, March 28, 2022
Many people have been several times to Savannah in Georgia. Here are 10 other cities worth exploring in the unique American state.
Main Spotlight: Community Preservation in a Historically African-American Georgia Community
Source: Main Street America, April 5, 2022
In the early 20th century, the neighborhood made up of the 200 and 300 blocks of West Jackson Street in Thomasville, Georgia, known as The Bottom, was the heart of the African American community.
The 14 Best Free Things to Do in Georgia
Source: Lonely Planet, February 19, 2022
The charms of the Peach State are many. Gorgeous waterfalls tumble down rugged mountains. White sand beaches ribbon along barrier islands. Small towns spotlight public art and eco-minded parks.
2022 Official State Travel Guide
Source: Explore Georgia, February 2022
We’ve divided the state into five regions to help you more easily navigate this guide.
A 5-Day Adventure in South Georgia and the Coast
Source: Explore Georgia, January 2022
Every good road trip needs a starting point, so we thought we'd start in one of South Georgia's staple cities. Thomasville is a quintessential small town with a vibrant Main Street, award-winning restaurants and amazing people.
Visit the Friendliest Town in Georgia the Next Time You Need a Pick-Me-Up
Source: Only in Your State, January 21, 2022
Let’s be honest, there are some places you visit in Georgia that are a bit friendlier than others. Take Thomasville, Georgia for instance.
The 7 Coziest Towns in Georgia to Snuggle Up in This Season
Source: Only in Your State, January 4, 2022
Wintertime can be a long and somewhat tumultuous season, but just because it’s cold and snowy doesn’t mean that you can’t still have a little bit of adventure, right? We have seven picturesque winter towns in Georgia that offer up some real cozy accommodations.
Top 25 Best Things to Do in Georgia
Source: Vacation Idea, December 2, 2021
From the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains to many historic memorials and forts, Georgia offers something for everyone (check out Thomasville at number 23).
Best Trips of 2022
Source: Explore Georgia, December 2021
There has never been a better time to explore the Peach State, whether you’re looking for history and culture in the capital city or to disconnect on a barrier island on the coast.
Our 16 Favorite Hallmark Christmas Movie Towns to Visit in the U.S.
Source: Travel Awaits, December 2021
We’ve rounded up our favorite U.S. charming towns and quaint villages that come alive with holiday spirit each year and truly embody the same feel-good spirit as a Hallmark movie.
Community Comes Together for Magical Christmas in Thomasville Memories
Source: Tallahassee Democrat, December 27, 2021
Holiday wreaths, decorated storefronts, photo opportunities, twinkling lights, and an abundance of holiday events turned Christmas in Thomasville from a marketing slogan in December of 2020 into a magical time of year filled with cherished holiday memories in 2021.
PlanFirst Success Story: Downtown Economic Development – Courtyard-Marriott
Source: Georgia Department of Community Affairs, October 2021
DCA’s PlanFirst program recognizes and rewards Georgia communities that clearly demonstrate an established pattern of successfully implementing their Local Comprehensive Plan.
10 Best Things to do in Thomasville, Georgia
Source: VacationIdea.com, August 4, 2021
The City of Thomasville, Georgia is often referred to as the state’s “Rose City” and is a destination in itself.
Delivering for Downtown Vitality
Source: Georgia Trend, August 2021
Georgia Main Street communities continue to build and maintain relationships.
Historic Thomasville is a Southern Charmer
Source: South Georgia Magazine, Summer 2021
As a city that’s been welcoming and entertaining visitors since the late 1800s, Thomasville is a must-see travel destination for those seeking true southern hospitality.
Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese Shop in Georgia Provides Straight from the Farm Goodies
Source: Only in Georgia, July 28, 2021
If you ever find yourself in the Thomasville area, then we have the perfect place to kick back and enjoy some cheese.
It’s Time to Hit the Road
Source: Food Network, July 2021
The sights, sounds, and flavors of Georgia are just what we’re craving right now.
Travel & Leisure: Where to Find Southern Charm in Georgia’s Storied Smaller Towns
Source: Travel & Leisure, July 2021
Georgia’s cities, such as Atlanta and Savannah, are wondrous in their own unique ways, but there’s something special to be found in the small towns.
Wander South Georgia: Weekend Guide to Thomasville
Source: Wander North Georgia, May 2021
Every good road trip needs a starting point so we thought we would start ours in one of South Georgia’s staple cities, Thomasville.
Explore Georgia Announces New and Alluring Hotel Openings
Source: All on Georgia, May 19, 2021
Georgia is filled with lodging options where you can check in – to check out – as they create escapist atmospheres and unique experiences for guests.
12 Amazing Experiences in Quaint Thomasville, Georgia
Source: Travel Awaits, May 18, 2021
The quaint city of Thomasville, in the southwestern part of Georgia, is located less than an hour from Tallahassee, Florida.
8 Adventures You’ll be Surprised to Find in Southwest Georgia
Source: Explore Georgia, April 2021
Southwest Georgia may be the least populated part of the state, but it packs a whole lot of fun.
15 Charming Small Towns in Georgia
Source: PureWow, March 19, 2021
Keen to get your travel fix, but not ready to bust out your passport just yet? Consider a domestic getaway.
Discover the Hidden Gems off Georgia’s Scenic Byways
Source: The Extra Mile Blog, March 2, 2021
Georgia’s Scenic Byways are more than just state routes with captivating picturesque landscapes.
Tourism Has $83 Million Plus Impact on Thomasville in ‘19
Source: The Albany Herald, February 18, 2021
The tourism industry in Thomas County generated $83.62 million in direct, domestic traveler expenditures in 2019.
10 Georgia Communities Honored for Successful Planning
Source: Georgia Trend, February 18, 2021
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA’s) PlanFirst program recently recognized nine cities and one county for comprehensive planning that is helping to create more vibrant communities.
10 Favorite Travel Destinations of 2020 (Ranked by Awesomeness)
Source: Road Trips & Coffee, January 1, 2021
The definitive list of the most awesome destinations I visited in 2020 – and why you need to visit these in 2021.
You Can Visit a Massive 300 Year Old Tree in Georgia & It’s Serious Whomping Willow Vibes
Source: Narcity, September 19, 2020
Georgia has so many hidden gems, natural wonders, and places you need to visit at least once in your lifetime.
A Taste of the Scenic Fun and Relaxing Getaways Southwest Georgia's Small Towns Offer
Source: Atlanta Magazine, September 11, 2020
When traveling through Southwest Georgia, you’re never too far from delicious Southern meals, exciting excursions, museums housing tons of history, or cozy places to stay.
A City Full of Roses
Source: Sean of the South, August 7, 2020
This small Georgia town is painted with late afternoon shadows, and it looks like an illustration fit for the cover of “The Saturday Evening Post.”
5 Small Town Getaways Perfect for Families
Source: Explore Georgia, July 2020
Georgia’s small towns aren’t just for grown ups. They’re also great for families and pint-sized travelers with plenty of things to do, places to stay, and restaurants to enjoy. Pack up the group for one of these memorable getaways.
List Ranks Top 20 Southern Small Towns for 2020
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 28, 2020
If you are looking to get out of the city for a bit for a change of pace, the South is dotted with scenic small towns to explore and visit.
A Rising Tide: Industry, Infrastructure and Tourism
Source: Georgia Trend, July 2020
Following a record year of $190 million in new investment and nearly 800 new manufacturing jobs, economic dvelopment prospects in Thomas County waned this spring, understandably.
Curator Finds Facts, Treasures at the Thomasville History Center
Source: Tallahassee Democrat, June 28, 2020
History is reflected in landmarks for historian Ephraim J. Rotter.
Visiting Thomasville, GA
Source: Southern Hospitality Blog, June 28, 2020
It’s been a few months since I visited Thomasville, GA, and I have never shared the experience with you all, so today I’m doing just that.
Signature Toiles Celebrate Our Favorite Southern Towns
Source: Southern Living, June 2020
Thomasville, Georgia’s custom toile, Toile of Thomasville, is stocked at downtown shop The Hare & The Hart.
The South’s Best Small Towns 2020
Source: Southern Living, March 2020
We all have our favorite Southern small towns—from those perfectly picturesque villages we consider our go-to retreats to the happy accidents we discover on road trips.
Experience the Charm of Thomasville, Georgia
Source: Southern Living, March 2020
Do you name Thomasville among your favorite small towns in the South? You're in good company. Located in southwest Georgia, this Thomas County community is a treasure.
Thomasville is a Trip Back in Time
Source: Houstonia Magazine, March 2020
The city was named one of USA Today’s top historic towns a few years back, and it’s easy to see why.
Southern Traditions: Festivals a Staple in Georgia
Source: The Tifton Gazette, March 3, 2020
Festivals say so much about a community. For some cities, these annual signature festivals have become a way of life, a part of the culture and just a whole lot of fun.
Thomasville, Georgia: Jack Hadley Black History Museum
Source: Momma Wanderlust Blog, February 20, 2020
I travel to Thomasville, Georgia, frequently to visit my dad who moved to the city a few years ago, after marrying a Thomasville native. In all of my visits, I never took the time to learn and explore the city until recently.
The Small Cafe, Jonah’s Fish & Grits in Georgia, has a Peanut Butter Pie Known Around the World
Source: Only in Georgia, February 20, 2020
Jonah’s Fish & Grits in Georgia has become one of the premier food destinations in Thomasville over the years. While many patrons visit this foodie heaven in order to indulge in scrumptious Southern food, there is an entirely different reason to visit that has developed—the dessert.
20 Destinations for Your 2020 Travel List
Source: Momma Wanderlust Blog, January 13, 2020
We made it to 2020, y’all! It’s the beginning of a new year, which is my favorite time to dream big and think of all of the places that I’d love to visit if money and paid time off weren’t obstacles.