This Georgia park's 44 rides include numerous roller-coasters, a Ferris wheel and water rides. A recent addition is the Tasmanian River Rapids, where brave riders sit in a barrel-shaped float that navigates its way through rough water. There is also an expansive animal preserve, home to giraffes, lions and other exotic animals. Check website for admission rates.
Lowndes County Historical Society and Museum showcases textiles, military equipment, archives and scrapbooks, which narrate the history of Valdosta and the rest of Lowndes County in Georgia. One can also view World War II albums and memoirs.
The Crescent is a pure white mansion constructed in 1898 as the home of Senator and Colonel William Stanley West. It is part of the National Register of Historic Places and the headquarters of Valdosta's garden clubs. It overlooks magnificent lawns and gardens. Tours are $5 / person. Children 12 and under are Free. Call in advance for Group Tours at other times. The Crescent is available for rentals for private parties, weddings and meetings.
Located in Valdosta, Georgia since 1861, Sunset Hill Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in the area. Some of the renowned personalities buried in this cemetery are the United States Senator and Colonel William S. West. In September 2004, it got its place in the National Register of Historic Places.
Martin Stadium is a football stadium located in Lowndes High School, Valdosta. The stadium is also known as The Concrete Palace and is the home ground of the infamous Lowndes Football Team. The venue has a total capacity of 12,365.
A wonderful example of Southeast architectural design, this stylish home once housed renowned personality Barber Pittman. Restored in 1979, the home is now occupied by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce. The original family furnishings from the early 20th Century have been well-preserved. The Barber Pittman House was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Today, the home is open for public tours from Monday to Friday between 9:00a and 5:00p. Admission is free.
Bazemore–Hyder Stadium is also known as the Cleveland Field and the Death Valley and is located adjacent to the Valdosta State University Campus. Inaugurated in 1922, the venue is the home ground of the Valdosta State Football Team. The stadium has a total capacity of 11,249.