Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Ride the SAM Shortline Excursion Train!
Upcoming Events
  Saturday, November 22, 2014
Archery Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
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. 229-276-0755.
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  Saturday, November 29, 2014
Christmas in Plains
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 4 PM to 9 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Get your tickets today to enjoy Christmas in Plains. There will be a Christmas parade and music to put you in the spirit of Christmas. You'll be riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. 229-276-0755.
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  Friday, December 5, 2014
Candy Cane Express Train Ride
Friday, Dec 5, 2014 10 AM to 2:20 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Enjoy a popular excursion with an hour and ten minute layover in Plains. The town will be all dressed in its Christmas wrapping and ready for your visit. Free candy canes for every passenger! Santa will be aboard for the ride! 229-276-0755.
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  Saturday, December 6, 2014
Archery Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
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. 229-276-0755.
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  Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Candy Cane Express Train Ride
Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 10 AM to 2:20 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Enjoy a popular excursion with an hour and ten minute layover in Plains. The town will be all dressed in its Christmas wrapping and ready for your visit. Free candy canes for every passenger! Santa will be aboard for the ride! 229-276-0755.
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  Thursday, December 11, 2014
Candy Cane Express Train Ride
Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 10 AM to 2:20 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Enjoy a popular excursion with an hour and ten minute layover in Plains. The town will be all dressed in its Christmas wrapping and ready for your visit. Free candy canes for every passenger! Santa will be aboard for the ride! 229-276-0755.
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  Saturday, December 13, 2014
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Cordele, GA
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
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  Monday, December 15, 2014
Candy Cane Express Train Ride
Monday, Dec 15, 2014 10 AM to 2:20 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Enjoy a popular excursion with an hour and ten minute layover in Plains. The town will be all dressed in its Christmas wrapping and ready for your visit. Free candy canes for every passenger! Santa will be aboard for the ride! 229-276-0755.
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  Friday, December 19, 2014
Cordelia Special Train Ride
Friday, Dec 19, 2014 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Join Santa on a special nighttime ride to the Downtown Cordele Depot to visit the Jingle Bell Market where vendors and artist will have great gifts and homemade treats for sale. Ticket includes Santa Hat, Hot Cocoa, Candy Cane & Entrance to Jingle Bell Market 229-276-0755.
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  Saturday, December 20, 2014
Breakfast/Supper with Santa Train
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 8:30 AM to 10 AM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Enjoy a special meal with Santa aboard the SAM Shortline Train! Choose from breakfast train or supper train. Adults: $29.99 Children 2 & up: $19.99 229-276-0755.
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Breakfast/Supper with Santa Train
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Cordele, GA
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA Enjoy a special meal with Santa aboard the SAM Shortline Train! Choose from breakfast train or supper train. Adults: $29.99 Children 2 & up: $19.99 229-276-0755.
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