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Welcome to Americus, Georgia and Sumter County! Americus, an intimate town of 19,000 is rich in history and culture, offering a variety of social opportunities including theatres, dining, sports activities and churches. The town also prides itself in education, as it is home to two institutions of higher learning, Georgia Southwestern State University and South Georgia Technical College. Americus is decorated with historical architectural design, rows of boutique shops and unique restaurants featuring anything from five star cuisines to fantastic home-cooked traditional southern fare. It embraces the small town vibe where friends and neighbors wave hello and traffic is unheard of. Please see the list below of highlights our community has to offer. For even more, go to


Habitat for Humanity Global Village & Discovery Center

Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Call ahead to make tour reservations for groups of 10 or more.
1 (800) 422-4828, ext. 7937
721 W. Church St., Americus, GA 

Habitat for Humanity Operation Headquarters

121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 

Historic Windsor Hotel

(229) 924-1555
125 W. Lamar St., Americus, GA 

Historic Rylander Theatre

Call the box office for show and tour information: (229) 931-0001
310 W. Lamar St., Americus, GA 

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Plains High School

Open daily from 9am - 5pm
Free admission
300 N. Bond St., Plains, GA

Train Depot Museum

Open daily from 9am - 4:30pm
Free admission
402 Main St., Plains, GA

The Carter Boyhood Farm

Sat: 10am - 4pm
Sun: 11:30am - 4pm
Tours begin at 11:30am and 3:30pm
Free admission
402 Old Plains Hwy., Plains, GA

Plains Historic District

402 Old Plains Hwy., Plains, GA

Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail

There are 8 public gardens within the Plains Historic District.
402 Old Plains Hwy., Plains, GA

Andersonville National Historic Site

Andersonville National Cemetery

Open daily from 8am - 5pm
(229) 924-0343
496 Cemetery R., Andersonville, GA

National Prisoner of War Museum

Open daily from 9am - 4:30pm
(229) 924-0343
496 Cemetery R., Andersonville, GA

Camp Sumter/Andersonville Prison

Open daily from 8am - 5pm
(229) 924-0343
496 Cemetery R., Andersonville, GA 

Andersonville Civil War Village

Historic Andersonville

Andersonville, GA

Drummer Boy Civil War Museum

Open daily from 9am - 5pm
(229) 924-2558
109 E. Church St., Andersonville, GA 

Koinonia Farm

Lunch served Mon-Fri at noon.
Tours given by appointment only Mon-Sat at 10am and 1pm.
Visit their website or call for lunch & tour prices.
(877) 738-1741
1324 GA Hwy. 49 South, Americus, GA 

Thirteenth Colony Distillery

305 N. Dudley St., Americus, GA

Wolf Creek Plantation Winery

Tasting room is open Tue-Thu: 11am - 6pm | Fri-Sat: 11am - 9pm
(229) 942-0091
2017 Wolf Creek Dr., Americus, GA  

Mobile Glassblowing Studios

Mon-Fri: 8am - 6pm and by appointment
(229) 352-9988
505 W. Lamar St., Americus, GA  

Providence Canyon State Park

Visitor Center is open Mon-Thu: 9am - 5pm | Fri-Sat: 8am - 5pm
Outdoor Recreation Area is open daily from 7am - 9pm
Reservations: (800) 864-7275
Outdoor Recreation Area: (229) 838-6202
8930 Canyon Rd., Lumpkin, GA 

Georgia Rural Telephone Museum

Mon- Fri: 9am - 3:30pm
(229) 874-4786
135 N. Bailey Ave., Leslie, GA



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