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Classic Heartland

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Georgia's Classic Heartland is at the center of the state.


Map of Classic Heartland

  • 1 Athens — college town home of the University of Georgia
  • 2 Augusta — home of the Masters Annual Golf Tournament
  • 3 Columbus — Georgia's third largest city and home to the original Coca-Cola
  • Fort Valley
  • 4 LaGrange — old mill town in West Georgia. Gateway to Lake West Point and home to LaGrange College.
  • 5 Macon — city in the middle of the state, famous for the Cherry Blossom Festival
  • 6 Milledgeville — historic city and former capital of Georgia
  • 7 Warner Robins

Other destinations[edit]

  • Eufaula National Wildlife Refugee
  • Florence Marina State Park
  • Little White House — in Warm Springs where Franklin D Roosevelt once lived
  • Callaway Gardens — resort in Pine Mountain
  • Providence Canyon State Park
  • Rock Eagle and Rock Hawk Effigy Mounds
  • 1 Oconee National Forest


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  • 1 Callaway Gardens, toll-free: +1-800-852-3810. A 6,500-acre resort complex and garden located just outside Columbus.
  • 2 Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton Street, +1 706 542-4662. Tues,W, Fri, Sa 10AM-5PM, Thur 10AM-9PM, Su 1PM-5PM.. Located on the University of Georgia's south campus, the Georgia Museum of Art offers a small, permanent collection focused on American painting as well as Wednesday night film screenings and other traveling exhibits. Free.
  • 3 Little White House, 401 Little White House Road Warm Springs, GA 31830, +1 706-655-5870. 9 AM–4:45 PM. The personal retreat of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Museum of Aviation, GA Hwy 247 & Russell Pkwy, +1 478-926-6870. 9AM-5PM daily. Free.
  • National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus. This 40,000 square foot facility features two original Civil War military vessels, uniforms, equipment and weapons used by the Union and Confederate navies. Interactive exhibits, including a Confederate ironclad ship simulator, offer the visitor an opportunity to experience 19th century naval combat first hand. On Victory Drive just below downtown.
  • Old Governor's Mansion.




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