Upcoming Events

Plains Express Train Ride
Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 0 minutes)
Plains Express Train Ride
Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 0 minutes)
Peanut Express Train Ride
Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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: 7 hours, 35 minutes)
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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, 45 minutes)
Sumter Special Train Ride
Friday, September 20, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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: 8 hours, 25 minutes)
Plains Express Train Ride
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 0 minutes)
Plains Peanut Festival Special Train Ride
Plains Peanut Festival Special
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Travel from Georgia Veterans State Park to experience the Annual Plains Peanut Festival. We will arrive just in time to watch the parade. Afterwards you can enjoy the other festival activities.

Boarding: 7:30am / Departure: 8:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 45 minutes)

Shuttle Train Rides (Additional Fee) are available while at Plains Peanut Festival to President Carter's Boyhood Farm. Tickets can only be purchased at event.
$10 coach seats
$15 premium seats
Sumter Special Train Ride
Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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: 8 hours, 25 minutes)
Plains Express Train Ride
Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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.

Boarding: 9:30am / Departure: 10:00am
(Total trip: 7 hours, 0 minutes)
Day Out With Thomas
Day Out With Thomas - Purchase DOWT Tickets HERE.
Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Event opens at 9:00 AM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 9AM
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and much more!

Train departure times are at 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm & 3:00 pm.
Day Out With Thomas
Day Out With Thomas - Purchase DOWT Tickets HERE.
Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Event opens at 9:00 AM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 9AM
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and much more!

Train departure times are at 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm & 3:00 pm.
Day Out With Thomas
Day Out With Thomas - Purchase DOWT Tickets HERE.
Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Event opens at 9:00 AM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 9AM
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and much more!

Train departure times are at 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm & 3:00 pm.
Day Out With Thomas
Day Out With Thomas - Purchase DOWT Tickets HERE.
Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Event opens at 9:00 AM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 9AM
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and much more!

Train departure times are at 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm & 3:00 pm.
Day Out With Thomas
Day Out With Thomas - Purchase DOWT Tickets HERE.
Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Event opens at 9:00 AM
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9AM
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9AM
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 9AM
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and much more!

Train departure times are at 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm & 3:00 pm.
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, November 2 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Details Coming Soon!
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, November 2 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Details Coming Soon!
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, November 2 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Details Coming Soon!
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, November 2 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Details Coming Soon!
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, November 2 - Saturday, December 21, 2019
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30AM
Details Coming Soon!
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:30AM
Downtown Cordele Depot
Cordele, GA
Details Coming Soon!
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