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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.