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TiftonUnited States of America

Shop at independent boutiques and galleries, enjoy Southern hospitality and visit museums celebrating agricultural traditions in this small Georgia city. 

Tifton is the Friendly City, a family-friendly destination that thrives on its South Georgia charm and the individuality of its artisans. Spend your days poking around quaint shops, visiting historic buildings and touring excellent museums. Named after lumberman Henry Tift, Tifts Town developed in the late 1800s and became Tifton in 1890. It’s one of several towns that form the Georgia Grown Trail 41, an agri-tourism highway that promotes and preserves Georgia’s agricultural customs.

Set around Main Street and its connecting streets, Downtown Tifton is the city’s heart. Cute bakeries and cafés sit next to antique stores, art galleries, fashion outlets and heritage buildings. Admire architectural landmarks such as Tifton-Tift County Public Library, Tifton County Courthouse and the former Myon Hotel. Relax in the shade at Veterans Memorial Park, which has an M60A3 tank.

See displays of train-themed art, trains and a model railway at the free Tifton Terminal Railway Museum. From June to October the museum grounds host a regional farmer’s market. Find rotating art exhibitions at the Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage, located inside a beautiful early 20th-century Victorian-Gothic church. Attend concerts and theatrical shows at the Tift Theatre.

A short walk north of the downtown district is Fulwood Park. Join locals basking in the sunshine and picnicking on the tree-lined lawns. Events take place here throughout the year. Among them are March’s Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, April’s Arts in Black Festival and September’s La Fiesta del Pueblo celebration of Latino/Hispanic culture.

About 2 miles (3 kilometers) northwest is Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. Here experience the lifestyles of 19th-century farmers, ride a steam train and tour the National Peanut Museum. Drive 1 hour south of Tifton to Wild Adventures Theme Park, with fairground attractions, a waterpark, roller coasters and a wildlife reserve.

Reach Tifton by flying to Atlanta and renting a car or catching a Greyhound bus. Alternatively, fly to Albany’s regional airport, a 1-hour drive west.

Top hotels in Tifton

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tifton, GA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tifton, GA
2.5 out of 5
310 S Virginia Ave, Tifton, GA
The price is £85 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct

Situated in Tifton, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Tift Theatre, Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village and Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable ice machine every floor. Luggage carts handy."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tifton, GA
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
2.5 out of 5
1215 Hwy 82 West, Tifton, GA
The price is £78 per night from 27 Oct to 28 Oct

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) from Horse Creek Winery.

4.3/5Excellent! (42 reviews)

"It was brand new so everything was very clean. Beds were comfortable. The breakfast was not what I expected...cold sandwich and water and coffee 😣"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
2 out of 5
196 Virginia Ave S, Tifton, GA
The price is £52 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov

Located in the heart of Tifton, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Tift Theatre and Tifton Museum of ...

3.5/5Good! (873 reviews)

"GOOD FACILITY - GOOD STAFF - INCLUDED BREAKFAST - FAIR PRICE"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Tifton

Tifton, GA - Shalom House B&B - Cabin in Peaceful Setting
Tifton, GA - Shalom House B&B - Cabin in Peaceful Setting
7 Ross Road, 7 Ross Rd, Tifton, GA
The price is £143 per night from 23 Nov to 24 Nov

Located in the heart of Tifton, this romantic cabin is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village and within 16 miles (25 km) of ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Picturesque

"The cabin is bright, clean and comfortable with a beautiful patio and pond. Had fun with the pool table, feeding Charlie, the mule, the goats, chickens and guinea fowl. Owners were very nice. Spent a lovely Labor Day weekend enjoying friends and family in Georgia."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2020

Tifton, GA - Shalom House B&B - Cabin in Peaceful Setting
Tiny Farmhouse in Charming Fitzgerald
Tiny Farmhouse in Charming Fitzgerald
243 Perry House Rd, Fitzgerald, GA
The price is £133 per night from 19 Nov to 20 Nov

Situated in a rural location, this cottage is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Carnegie Center, Blue and Gray Museum and Grand Theatre. Jefferson Davis Memorial ...

5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Comfortable and clean

"We will definately stay here again. Loved it"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2020

Tiny Farmhouse in Charming Fitzgerald
Cottage In The Woods, Lots Of Wildlife, Gated, And Paved, And Very Private,
Cottage In The Woods, Lots Of Wildlife, Gated, And Paved, And Very Private,
5502 Antioch Road, Adel, GA

Situated in a rural location, this historic cottage is within 9 miles (15 km) of Circlestone Country Club, Southwell Medical and Cook County Chamber of Commerce. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
We Will Be Back!

"The pictures of this property do not do it justice. If you love spending time in the country, or woods, this is the place for you! The trails cut through the woods make is so easy to enjoy this property. The big windows in the house made us feel like we were actually in the woods even when we were ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Cottage In The Woods, Lots Of Wildlife, Gated, And Paved, And Very Private,
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Tifton

World's Largest Peanut
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World's Largest Peanut

You can learn about the history of Ashburn with a visit to World's Largest Peanut. Discover the area's art scene and churches.

Fulwood Park
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Fulwood Park

This pretty park in Tifton is a great place to enjoy picnics, attend lively festivals and let children have fun on a playground.

Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village
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Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village

Mingle with costumed period characters and experience the 19th-century agricultural and rural traditions of Georgia at this entertaining living history museum.

Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage
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Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage

Exhibitions by regional artists, art workshops and educational programs take place in the open spaces of a stunning century-old church. 

Tift Theatre
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Tift Theatre

Attend performances of classic and contemporary theater shows, concerts and dance events at this community venue for the performing arts.

Albany State University
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Albany State University

Explore the campus of Albany State University, a well-known university in Albany. While in this family-friendly area, find time to visit its shops.

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