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.
Visitors can explore many of the historical landmarks that connect Thomasville’s rich history to its prosperous present. A 20th-century shooting and sporting plantation, Pebble Hill is a stately architectural beauty that showcases the timelessness of Southern elegance and charm. Visitors are welcome to tour the main house or stroll the breathtaking grounds. The Lapham-Patterson House is a monument to the imagination, creative engineering, and craftsmanship found in the Victorian Era. Guests can tour all three floors and learn more about the residents and architecture of the historic home.
Among the many attractions that are rooted in Thomasville, the Big Oak is by far the largest! With a limb span of over 165 feet and reaching 68 feet in height, the Big Oak continues to capture the attention of visitors and locals alike with its grandeur and remains a true Thomasville treasure. Strolling through the Rose Garden is also a must while visiting Georgia’s Rose City. With more than 1,500 rose bushes, visitors can discover color and fragrance beyond compare.
After a day of experiencing Thomasville, visitors can relax and unwind by tasting award-winning wines stomped right here in Georgia at Farmer’s Daughter Vineyards + Tasting Room. Enjoy cocktails and sample hand-crafted cheeses and charcuterie boards at Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese Shop. A selection of craft beers, tapas, and live music on weekends can be found at Hubs & Hops, as well.
A food lover’s paradise, Thomasville is home to many menus filled with locally sourced ingredients and handmade delicacies. Delicious, quality cuisine is a universal language for local restaurants in this Southern city. From family favorites including AJ Moonspin, George & Louie’s Restaurant, Jonah’s Fish & Grits, and The Kickstand. Visit the Chop House on the Bricks or Liam’s Restaurant, Lounge, & Cheese Shoppe for more upscale dining options.
Can’t decide? Enjoy the Taste of Thomasville Food Tour, where you can sample a few of the unique, award-winning dishes in a single afternoon.
If you’re like most travelers, some retail therapy is part of the vacation itinerary. Historic Downtown Thomasville has what you need, from carefully curated home furnishing shops like Abode and Toscoga Marketplace to women’s fashion boutiques Ally B Boutique and The Pink Valise and unique specialty shops Imagination Emporium and Relish are just a few of the 100 plus locally owned businesses.