Upcoming Events

Valentine's Day Dinner Train Special
Romantic Sunset Valentine's Dinner Train
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, February 15 - Saturday, June 13, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10AM
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10AM
Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10AM
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10AM
Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10AM
Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10AM
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)
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, February 15 - Saturday, April 11, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10AM
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10AM
Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10AM
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)
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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)
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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.
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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)
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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)
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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.
Americus Brew Festival
TBA - To Be Announced Train Ride
Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 1PM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
Details Coming Soon!
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, February 15 - Saturday, April 11, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10AM
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10AM
Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10AM
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)
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, February 15 - Friday, April 24, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10AM
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10AM
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)
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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
Touch-A-Train National Train Celebration
Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10AM
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
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.
Sumter Special Train Ride
Friday, May 15, 2020 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: 7 hours, 30 minutes)
Plains Express
Plains Express Train Ride
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, May 30, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:30PM
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:30AM
Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:30AM
Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 9:30AM
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
Presidential Flyer
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, February 15 - Saturday, May 23, 2020
Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA
To buy tickets, select one of the ride times below.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10AM
Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10AM
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)
Peanut Express Train Ride
Friday, May 29, 2020 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: 6 hours, 15 minutes)
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