Valdosta -

Education

  Valdosta State University, 1500 N Patterson St, 333-5800, 800-618-1878 - Over 10,000 students enrolled undergraduate and graduate programs.

Shopping

  Colonial Mall Valdosta, 1700 Norman Drive, 242-0457.

Drink

  Locos, 1703 Gornto Road, 245-1994. M-Sa 11am-2am, Su 11am-10pm. Live entertainment, drink specials, big screen televisions.

Contact

The local area code is 229 and is not required for local calls.

Get Out

  Nashville, Georgia. (About 1 hour North)
  Tallahassee, Florida. (About 2 hours Southwest)
  Gainesville, Florida. (About 2 1/2 hours Southeast)
  Jacksonville, Florida. (About 2 1/2 hours Southeast)
  Macon, Georgia. (About 3 1/2 hours North)

Links

  City of Valdosta - The City of Valdosta "The Azalea City"
  Lowndes County - Lowndes County.
  Valdosta-Lowndes Conference Center and Tourism Authority - The official CVB for Lowndes County.

 

Valdosta is the 10th largest city in the state of Georgia in the United States of America (as of 1996). It is the largest city and the county seat of Lowndes County.

Get in

By plane
  Valdosta Regional Airport, VLD.
  Delta - Only commercial carrier serving the airport.

Attractions

  Lowndes County Historical Museum, 305 West Central Avenue, 247-4780 - Open M-F 10am-5pm, Sa 10am-2pm. Free admission. Displays the heritage of Valdosta and Lowndes County. Maintained by the Historical Society of Lowndes County.
  Dosta Playhouse, Downtown Valdosta, 247-8243. Featuring various performances throughout the year by Theatre Guild Valdosta.
  Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, 527 North Patterson Street, 247-2787 - M-Th 10am-6pm, F-Sa 10am-4pm, Su 1pm-4pm. Feature four galleries with rotating exhibits along with a permanent gallery featuring East African art.
  Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery, 333-2149.
  Valdosta State University Theatre, 333-2149. Productions featured September through May.

Activities

  Wild Adventures - Family-friendly theme park and zoo.
  Golf, 4300 Coleman Road North, 247-2527 ext2 - Stone Creek golf course.
  Morven Music Hall, 775-2181. Sa 5pm-11pm. Live music, dancing. No smoking, no alcohol.
  Watkins Music Hall, Mt Zion Road near Rocky Ford Road, 242-2169. Sa 6pm-11pm. Live music.
  First Presbyterian Church - Historic Church, placed on the National Register of Historic Place in 1967 and has a Georgia Historical Marker outside.
  Trinity Presbyterian Church,
  West End Presbyterian Church
  Mount Zion A.M.E. Church

Dining

  Hannah's, 219-0185. Tu-Sa from 5pm. Located in the Best Western Hotel. Steak, seafood, pasta. $12-$16 per plate.
  Charlie Tripper's, 4479 North Valdosta Rd. Tu-Sa from 5pm. Seasonal and American fare. Steaks, lamb, seafood. $16-$26 per plate.
  Sonny's BBQ, 1701 Norman Dr, (Outside Colonial Mall), 241-8090. Part of the chain located in the Southeast US.
  Red Lobster, 1179 N Saint Augustine Rd, 244-7587.
  Applebee's, 1301 N Saint Augustine Rd, 241-9933.
  Hooter's, 1854 Club House Dr, 241-9377.
  Cracker Barrel, 1195 N Saint Augustine Rd, 244-5258.
  International House of Pancakes, 1821 West Hill Ave, 249-8444.
  Outback Steakhouse, 1824 Club House Dr, 242-4329.

Lodging

  Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, 1558 Baytree Rd, 293-9111.
  Motel 6, 2003 West Hill Ave, 333-0047
  Sleep Inn & Suites, 3026 James Rd, 671-1111.
  La Quinta Inn, 1800 Club House Dr, 247-7755.
  Days Inn, 1827 West Hill Ave, 800-329-7466.
  Knights Inn, 2110 West Hill Ave, 247-2440.
  Econo Lodge, 3026 James Rd, 671-1511.
  Comfort Inn, 2101 West Hill Ave, 242-1212.
  Ramada Limited, 2008 West Hill Ave, 242-1225.
  Quality Inn South, 1902 West Hill Ave, 244-4520.
  Quality Inn North, 1209 N Saint Augustine Rd, 244-8510.
  Howard Johnson, 2811 N Ashley St, 800-446-4656.
  Howard Johnson, 1330 N Saint Augustine Rd, 800-446-4656.
  Courtyard, 1564 Baytree Rd, 800-321-2211

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