Thomasville is a scenic and historical town that is worth exploring more of. Luckily, there is a way for you to take a guided stroll for you and your friends and family. Discover the available strolls you can do to learn more about Thomasville, Georgia, and have a great time while doing so.
Short and Sweet Stroll
Spend an hour hitting the city’s highlights with information on the city’s history and architecture. You will begin the tour at the Thomasville Visitors Center and visit key stops which include the famous Big Oak and Courthouse. Sign up to take this tour for $25 from Wednesday to Saturday at either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
Dawson Street Stroll
The Dawson Street Stroll is longer in length at about two and a half hours. You will explore one of the most interesting neighborhoods with large Victorian mansions, Greek Revival residences, and quaint porches that will transport you back in time. This tour will begin at the Lapham Patterson House and will cost $35. Tours are available Wednesday to Saturday at either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
The Tockwotten Tour
Another two-and-a-half-hour tour, the Tockwotten Tour will take you back in time and give you plenty of historic context about Thomasville. Start off at the Thomasville Visitors Center and head towards the Tockwotten-Love Place Historic District which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. You will also discover the architectural jewels of South Hansell Street. Don’t miss this unique tour available Wednesday to Saturday at either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. for $35.
Downtown Art Stroll
Thomasville has a great art scene, and this stroll is your opportunity to be guided through the incredible displays in the historic downtown area. These displays change out seasonally, so if you’ve already taken this tour before, you can take it again and have a completely new experience. Two hour tours are available Thursday to Saturday at either 10 a.m., 2 p.m., or 4 p.m. for $55.
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African American History Tour
Take a driven tour that is around three hours through the key African American historical sites in town to learn all about the cities heritage. The tour will begin at The Jack Hadley Black History Museum and will continue to The Flipper Cemetery, also known as Old Magnolia Cemetery, the Church of the Good Shepherd, and The Imperial Hotel. Tours are available Wednesday to Saturday at either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. for $35 and will include admission to the museum.