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Fri

Feb 14

5:30 PM

Departing from Georgia Veterans State Park, we'll take a short ride and park over beautiful Lake Blackshear as the sun is setting. After dinner, we will take a nighttime train ride through the Sumter County countryside before returning to the park.
Reservations are required.

Boarding: 4:45pm / Departure: 5:30pm
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Feb 15

10:00 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 15 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Fri

Feb 21

10:00 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 15 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Feb 22

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Feb 29

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Mar 07

9:30 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 6 hours, 50 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Mar 14

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats.
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Mar 21

9:30 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 6 hours, 50 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Fri

Mar 27

9:30 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 6 hours, 50 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Mar 28

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats.
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Apr 04

1:00 PM

Details Coming Soon!
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Apr 11

10:00 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 15 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Apr 18

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Fri

Apr 24

10:00 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 15 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

Apr 25

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

May 09

10:00 AM

Celebrate NATIONAL TRAIN DAY at the Historic SAM Shortline Railroad's 6th Annual “Touch-A-Train” event at the Georgia Veterans State Park depot from 10 am to 4 pm.
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Fri

May 15

10:00 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to Historic Americus, Georgia to explore the beautiful downtown area, including the Windsor Hotel and Rylander Theater.

Next, you'll visit President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 30 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

May 16

9:30 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park Depot to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Sat

May 23

10:00 AM

Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 15 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Fri

May 29

10:00 AM

Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park to visit the amazing Georgia Rural Telephone Museum in Leslie. Afterwards, we'll head to President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia. Explore the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Museum, the train depot Campaign Headquarters, The Billy Carter Service Station & Museum, shop the retail stores on Main Street and sample peanut butter treats.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 6 hours, 15 minutes)
- All Ages Ride -
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA