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.
If you are in Florida and would like to spend an exciting day out, head over to the Madison Blue Spring State Park for recreational activities. You can go bird watching, kayaking, swimming, fishing, and scuba diving with friends or family, or even have a fun picnic with them. This vast arena of greenery and serenity is also great to spend an eventful day watching wildlife or going paddling in the Withlacoochee River. The spring at the park is a popular tourist spot for swimming.