Soak in the last moments of fall on Traditions Highway! We have some fun stops along the way that would be perfect to complete your fall bucket list. Whether it is watching football, or spending the day with a group of friends, you are in for a treat!
1.) Stop by The Picnic Basket Meal Market for your last-minute Thanksgiving needs!
2.) Treat yourself to a hot cup of Joe at Kubs Coffee & What Not Shop in Folkston!
Head to Kubs Coffee & What Not Shop in Folkston for some of the best coffee around! There is nothing like stopping in for a warm cup of coffee on a cold day, and this little coffee shop offers a variety of all different kinds on their menu. Lattes, iced coffees, cappuccinos, macchiatos, you name it! Not only do they have coffee to satisfy your instant caffeine craving, but they have salads and sandwiches for you to order too!
3.) Drive down Traditions Highway and watch the leaves change!
From Oconee County to Charlton County, turn the radio on, cruise along Highway 15, and check out the beautiful views of the fall season! The leaves are changing to pretty colors and are falling along the highway; it is the perfect scenery. Whether you are headed to celebrate Thanksgiving with relatives or cruising along enjoying the crisp fall air, there are many stops along Traditions Highway; wonderful places to eat, hang out with friends, shop, and explore!
4.) Go for a hike a Hamburg State Park in Washington County!
There will be nothing better than to enjoy the nice fall weather and take a hike with friends at Hamburg State Park in Washington County. The park also offers other outdoor activities such biking, boating, and fishing. Paddle boats are available for rental to go out and take in the beautiful views surrounding Hamburg Lake. When visiting the park, you may also see a lot of wildlife that call the park home; turtles, racoons, deer, birds, and even alligators! If you enjoy camping, there is also a campground to enjoy that sits along the lake. Bring your blankets and gather around the campfire while enjoying smores and enjoy all the fun Hamburg State Park has to offer!
For more information, visit: https://www.sandersvillega.org/hamburg-state-park.cfm
5.) Spend the afternoon shopping in Downtown Greensboro!
The downtown Greensboro area is inviting to everyone who passes through, and offers many fun activities, especially being a part of Georgia’s Lake Country. There are many places to dine and shop, such as Oconee Brewing, Ripe Thing Market, and Greensboro Antique Mall (the largest antique and vintage store in the Lake Oconee region) just to name a few. Fifteen minutes from downtown, is the home of Parks Ferry Campground. Camping right along Lake Oconee will be the perfect place to spend your fall days!
6.) Tailgate at your local football game or cheer on the Georgia Bulldogs!
You cannot complete your fall “bucket list” without watching your favorite “Boys of Fall” walk on the field on Friday nights at your local high school or seeing your favorite collegiate team play on Saturdays (our personal favorite, our very own Georgia Bulldogs!). Whether you are cheering on the Oconee County Warriors, Appling County Pirates, Charlton County Indians, Hancock County Hornets, the Johnson County Trojans, Toombs County Bulldogs, Treutlen County Vikings, and Washington County Golden Hawks, you are in for a fun time!
7.) Go antique shopping in Johnson County at Main Street Market!
Located in Swainsboro, Main Street Market Antique Mall offers over 12,000 square feet of antiques with over 60 different vendor booths! There are items such as collectables, Man Cave & She-Shed items, antique furniture, and more that will catch your eye. This antique market is unique, because it is also home of the Music Memories Museum. The Music Memories Museum holds authentic items that were once owned by over 200 famous country, rock, and R&B singers. These artists performed in Swainsboro during the 1950s through 1970, and include famous singers such as Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Little Jimmy Dickens, Blackwood Brothers, Swinging Medallions, and Hank Williams Jr. There are plenty of opportunities to visit this spot on Traditions Highway; open 6 days a week, Monday-Saturday from 10:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.
For more information visit: http://www.mainstreetmarketswainsboro.com/